Moderna Vaccine and Other Fascinating Tidbits

(Airplane stuff, I swear, at the bottom of this piece. No. Really.) Today is 1 March 2021 and I was ‘sposed to get my second Moderna COVID inoculation today. Unfortunately, two weeks prior a tragic winter storm kicked the doodoo

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Vaccine – I Feel Good

To grab a line from James Brown and the Famous Flames: “I FEEL GOOD … “ “Why?” asks Gentle Reader. Well, first, there’s an adult in the White House who cares about this country, and cares about its people. I’ve

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January, 2021

We have entered January, 2021. When I started this website (my third over the last quarter of a century), I made a promise to myself to post a new blog entry every month. For the last seven years I’ve missed

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Mele Kalikimaka

Mele Kalikimaka is Merry Christmas in Hawai’an. It’s a tad past the date, but I still mean it. We had to cancel our annual Least Coast New Year’s Eve Party because of the COVID-19 pandemic. I sent an announcement out

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COVID-19

Eight Months ago, I wrote about instructors’ responsibilities and actions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. A lot has happened since, not a lot of it good. The last day I instructed in an airplane was March 15, 2020. As I wrote

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An Embarrassing Moment on Frequency

A long, long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away … it was a happier time. I started flying in 1975 – I believe that means 45 years ago. Lemme tell you of a particularly embarrassing – and totally

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Six Months of Coronavirus Pandemic

As I write this, approaching the end of September 2020, we’ve endured just over six months of the consequences of the Coronavirus Pandemic. We are not happy. Since I stopped instructing on 15March, I’ve flown 38 times for a total

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What Else Have You Done During the Pandemic, Glenn?

Funny you should ask. If you don’t get the reference, look at the title of this post. Duh. Well, since I’m still not instructing and only occasionally flying, I decided that we needed to establish an accounting for our movie

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Logbook Signatures, Part Deux

JC Boylls (11-17-97. 3-2-98, 9-28-98), Lowell Williams (June 4, 2000 and prior) Dante Rockatani (1/7/96), Tom Harnish (1/7/96), John Marshall (5-19-97), Dave Parish Whitaker (5-6-96), Kal Skadberg (5-14-97, 8-20-98 1st tw, 11-2-98 tw endorsement), Mike McCafferty (10-1-98). What’s all those

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Black Lives Matter

It’s hard to avoid politics these days and, while this blog is supposed to be flying-related, what happened in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Memorial Day of this year, is more important than the focus of my blog. The murder of George

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