Archive for March, 2006

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 […]