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Entries from April 2005

The end of the beginning…

April 25th, 2005 · 1 Comment

For the past six-and-a-half years, I’ve flown as first-officer and captain on turboprops and jets for two different airlines. Prior to that, I was a flight instructor for one of the largest aviation universities in the United States. And even before that, I was a struggling student-of-the-craft, working my way towards my advanced ratings. All-totalled, […]

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It’s Official!!

April 13th, 2005 · No Comments

I got the official call from Southwest this afternoon! WAHOOOO!! I start training in Dallas on the 11th of May. I just realized…I’ll have to change the tag-line of my blog since I’ll no longer be a regional airline pilot. What should it say instead? Major airline pilot sounds too stuffy. I think I’ll just […]

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There’s no place like Home…

April 13th, 2005 · No Comments

Well, there’s no place like my second home, anyway. My second Opening Day at Dodger Stadium was yet another great time at the ballpark. It was beautiful and sunny all day, the temperature was in the mid 70′s, and there was a nice breeze blowing in from the Pacific Ocean all afternoon. You couldn’t ask […]

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Through a fisheye-lens…

April 11th, 2005 · 4 Comments

Through a fisheye-lens, the world sure does look strange. Well, in this case, I guess it looks “stranger.” I knew I should have trimmed my nose-hair this morning… I got the fisheye for my D-100 Nikon for a couple of reasons. First, it’s going to allow me to take some really astounding pictures of tomorrow’s […]

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Civic Duty & ARE YOU READY FOR SOME BASEBALL!?!?!

April 2nd, 2005 · No Comments

A whole week of jury service, and we’re still not finished yet. Both sides have rested and we’ve been given jury instructions, but we have yet to hear closing arguments and begin to deliberate. I have a feeling this will continue through Tuesday, at the very least. Ugh. At least I managed to get everything […]

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