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Five Seconds More

“If I’d have let you keep going for five seconds more, you’d be dead.” Sigh. I was turning on final, I’d unknowingly put in too many degrees of flaps, taken my eyes off my airspeed, and when I realized something … Continue reading

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Protected: A Big Announcement (for friends and family)

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That I May Receive My Sight

Just over a month ago, several of you kindly expressed hopes that my birthday was a fabulous one. My thanks. My favorite gift may not really be quantifiable as a gift…but I’ll tell the story and let you decide. My … Continue reading

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General Aviation

I sent off another scholarship essay this past weekend. I wish I’d realized in high school how true it was when everyone told me that there were lots of scholarships out there that no one ever applied for, and that … Continue reading

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Faithfulness, When I am Faithless

People frequently wonder right out loud what a nice young lady like myself is doing in a field like aviation maintenance. Their responses vary wildly, from the enthusiastically encouraging to the mildly insulting, when I tell them it’s so I … Continue reading

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Insert Charlie Sheen “Winning” Joke Here.

So, back in February, an announcement scrolling by on the big flat screen at school happened to catch my eye. The Northrop Rice Foundation had scholarships available, with an application due date of March 1st. I checked out the list … Continue reading

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In Which I Commemorate My “A”

If I have to own things (and, well, I do), I like them to be things with stories behind them. So I am often inspired by major milestones in my life to go shopping. Weird? Maybe. Materialistic? I hope not. … Continue reading

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