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Another Year

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

On May 15, 2006, I completed my Journey and reached my destination. I am sure that many of you are still keeping me in your thoughts and prayers. Thank you… Thank you……. Thank you…….

1 Year

Sunday, May 13th, 2007

Tuesday will mark the passing of 1 year. A poem in remembrance (both Malayalam and English versions) can be found by clicking here.


Thursday, June 22nd, 2006

Sadly, dear friends of Semmy, on May 15, 2006 he, without any forewarning, without saying goodbye to anyone, our beloved Semmy peacefully heeded God’s call and withdrew from this world into eternity overnight. May he rest in peace, in His hands. Let us all keep Semmy in our prayers. > Click here to view several […]

Vacation time

Wednesday, April 19th, 2006

I’m off to India and London for 17 days. Tito’s off to Vegas, permanently. Ciao.

“Fly, yes… land, no!”

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

I do not enjoy landing the airplane. Yet. Airspeed, altitude, pitch, throttle, rudder, flaps, wind, keeping an eye on other flight traffic, eyeballing the glide slope… I find myself stressed and overloaded. Still, I have to keep at it. I’m becoming more comfortable with landings, but I’ll need a few more hours of practice before […]

I’ve aged.

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

Today I did one of those things that make me remember that I’ve grown up. I bought fundraiser chocolates from a coworker. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, you ask? Well, he was selling them for his kids. I remember sending my fundraiser chocolates to work with my parents. Sigh. Nate’s movie, The Gift, is showing for a […]

Sweet home, Chicago

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

Spent the weekend in San Francisco. I listened to channel 9 on the United Airlines radio for the duration of both both flight, just to hear all the air traffic control chatter. Sadly, I found this very interesting. Anyway, while out there, I checked out LucasArts, did some hiking, caught up with a few friends, […]


Saturday, March 4th, 2006

I’m back to being undecided about sticking around or fleeing to the west coast. Sucks. Friday night’s flight lesson was one in which I had to play a disturbing game. See, when the aircraft is about to stall, a warning buzzer goes off. My goal Friday was to see how long I could keep the […]

Night flying, just for kicks

Thursday, March 2nd, 2006

Today I flew the more modern Diamond Eclipse. It has a sleek composite body, glass canopy, GPS, a pair of leather seats, and is controlled by a stick instead of a yoke. It felt better than the Cessna did, but I do miss some of the simplicity. I do not miss the duct tape. The […]

“Take off whenever you’re ready”

Sunday, February 26th, 2006

So, Saturday I drove over to Schaumburg Regional Airport and walked in with this stupid grin on my face… I couldn’t contain it. Then I found out that they had messed up and scheduled me for Sunday instead of Saturday. The grin only momentarily disappeared. I confirmed the Sunday slot and then headed to work […]