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Entries from April 2007

Bob Hoover…

April 14th, 2007 · 6 Comments

I got a chance to meet one of my all-time aviation idols today. In the terminal at LAX, I met R.A. “Bob” Hoover. Normally, celebrity types don’t excite me enough to bother them for an autograph or a picture, but I absolutely had to approach Mr. Hoover, introduce myself, and tell him how big an […]

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Ontario Fuel Stop…

April 11th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Commuting from Burbank is normally one of the easiest things a commuter can ask for. After all, being a commuter is all about “perspective.” And believe me, after doing a year’s worth of commuting from LAX to DTW with my first airline, anything that’s shorter is an easy commute. But the travel to work from […]

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Traveling Pharmacy…

April 10th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I got into a conversation with a Captain I was flying with the other day. The conversation stemmed from another one we were having about aviation headsets. I was telling him that I’d been meaning to bring my Sennheiser noise-cancelling headset with me to try out in the Boeing, but a couple of things had […]

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Spring Training…

April 7th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Baseball season is already well into the first week of the 2007 regular season. But as I said in my last post, I took a couple days of off time a few weeks ago to head to Florida. I drove two hours down to Vero Beach from Orlando to see my Dodgers at their Spring-Training […]

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Blackballed…

April 6th, 2007 · 3 Comments

A few weeks back I traveled to Florida to watch some spring-training baseball. I arrived in Orlando, where I’d rented a motel room for two nights to act as “home-base.” Essentially, it just needed to be a place for me to hang my hat and night and get some sleep, as I planned to be […]

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