The sea is dangerous and its storms terrible, but these obstacles have never been sufficient reason to remain ashore… Unlike the mediocre, intrepid spirits seek victory over those things that seem impossible… It is with an iron will that they embark on the most daring of all endeavors… to meet the shadowy future without fear … Continue reading Quote



Polarized: That’s how I see the world today. There isn’t much harmony and people have very little respect for one another. To quietly listen to an opposing point of view, weight it and consider that person’s bullet points before forming and espousing a response, is lost. Have we become so selfish that the notion—while I … Continue reading Polar-Opposites

ATC Privatization mimics the wrong system

I’m really tired of the airlines and pilots unions and my own representatives touting how much better things would be with ATC Privatization (H.R. 2997) just as it is in Europe and Canada. European airspace is the some of the most restrictive and inefficient airspace in the world. There are slots assigned for takeoff, slots … Continue reading ATC Privatization mimics the wrong system

The Sky is Falling

The airplane approaches and airport in a large urban center because it is the closest airport to their destination. They are willing to pay for the extra expensive fuel at such a stop because price doesn’t matter in this instance. It would otherwise, however time is of the essence so the pilot foregoes the alternative … Continue reading The Sky is Falling

Net Neutrality

What if you were told that a particular product wasn’t available anymore? If you really liked that particular brand or it was the only thing that really fit your need, I would expect you would be disappointed or even angry. What if every time you searched for something on the internet you did so using … Continue reading Net Neutrality


Being as this happened perhaps 30 plus years ago, I think the statute of limitations has run-out by now... Two nights earlier my friend Dennis and I occupied much of the space of our small tent along with most of our backpacking equipment because the coyotes continually harassed us. Our long climb and downhill trek … Continue reading Coyotes