Monthly Archives: July 2022

Try Again

I’ve been whining nearly nonstop about flying recently. That’s not going to change today. Sorry, not sorry. Much of this is going to be a repeat, but there is new information. I’ve been struggling to be able to legally fly. … Continue reading

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Today’s Frustrations

Last night I slept with a first generation pulse oxygen monitor at the request of my new sleep doctor. She wanted this before filling out the FAA form. The fucking finger clip was so tight, I swear it was on … Continue reading

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She’s Home

This past Saturday, a very brave ferry pilot flew my airplane home. I say brave because he was dodging thunderstorms pretty much the entire way. See below. The weather indicated is accurate pretty much for the time he passed by. … Continue reading

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Bountiful Harvest

I forgot just how prolific jalapeƱo plants are and how quickly they mature. Last week there were some small peppers mixed in with all the blooms. This morning I picked something over two hundred mature peppers. There are at least … Continue reading

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Fuck People

I’m growing tired of unreliable and otherwise useless people. No, that’s a lie. I’ve been tired of them for quite a while. This past week was just a reminder of why. Given the extended and continuing delays in the completion … Continue reading

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Logbook

A comment from long-time friend c152flier on my last post got me to looking more closely at my pilot logbook. For those not familiar with the regulations, a pilot who flies for recreation must pass a flight review (often called … Continue reading

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Another Delay

Text from the maintenance shop this afternoon: Getting ready to take your airplane out and run it and the mechanic saw that the spinner back plate had a crack in it we missed it during the first look over. Found … Continue reading

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The Airplane

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Lessons in Patience

This getting back into flying thing has been, and continues to be, an exercise in frustration. First there was finding a flight school. Then it was waiting for them to respond to my inquiry. Then it was waiting for the … Continue reading

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