Tag Archives: aviation

What’s Next For Me?

I did it! I graduated! With Honors, even. I earned my Bachelor’s of Science in Aerospace Operations and Space Commercialization with a Minor in Mechanical Engineering. (It was supposed to be a simple degree in Aerospace Systems Engineering. The classes … Continue reading

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Another Endeavor

Silence on my part has not been without reason. I’ve been busy. I started school on August 22nd and so did “Mini-me.” For me, this semester is quite involved. Lot’s of homework, lot’s of studying and an exciting project where … Continue reading

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Fit to Fly: So the drama…

I did it! FINALLY got my Airman’s Medical Certificate. Now I have a shiny new, First Class Medical, again. WAHOO!!! But just like most things in life, it was not without it’s little dramas. I was lucky enough to come … Continue reading

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Dream Killer – Running from Aviation

I attended a Holiday party recently where I met a FORMER pilot. Not really that unusual, but what was unusual was his attitude about flying. His whole world was aviation. He said he ate, drank, slept and breathed it. His … Continue reading

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Helicopter Barbie

Yes, that’s right. Barbie is now officially RATED to fly a helicopter. The folks at Mattel and Barbie’s agents have come to an “agreement” that Barbie can PUBLICLY do more than lay on the beach, ride ponies and swim like … Continue reading

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BUFF’s Final Flight, A B-52’s Final Duty Station

I’ve been excited to watch the raising of the venerable B-52 that sits outside of the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum. This beautiful bird has sat almost “forgotten” between two hangars, behind chain link fences. Visitors to … Continue reading

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Toddler’s First Supervised Solo Flight…

Date: September 27, 2010, 11:16 AM Aircraft Type: Kite Aircraft Ident: KYT02 Route of Flight: From: Southmoor Park, Denver To: Southmoor Park, Denver Remarks & Endorsements: First Supervised Solo Flight Total Duration of Flight: 90 seconds (approx.) Yes, my three-year … Continue reading

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I know what I want and it’s not that

I don’t want to sell mattresses, cosmetics, candles, insurance, vacuums, jewelry, perfumes, lotions, hair pieces, animals, nor personal “services.” Yes, I said “services.” I am unemployed, but I’m not a saleswoman, and I know myself well enough to know that … Continue reading

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A Look in the Mirror

The view in the mirror isn’t always what’s expected. Several weeks ago, I was graced with the awareness of an inspiring woman, Karlene Petitt. I was introduced to her via the Airplane Geeks Podcast. I listened to her banter back … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Year Makes

One year and ten weeks ago, I made an attempt to start over in the great state of Texas. I quickly discovered it wasn’t a good fit. So with the help of another Sister-Friend, I once again packed my daughter, … Continue reading

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