Month: March 2015

To Shake or not to Shake

Shake or not to Shake

I have been reading just about my entire life. From the beginning of my reading prowess, I learned that you shake your head to indicate a negative or disagreement. While you nod your head in acknowledgement or affirmation. This all…

Connected on Some Level

Social Media

I have never been very good at keeping in touch with old friends as the years pull our lives in different directions. I was lucky with the few friendships I have maintained over the years, that they were better at…

Peanut Butter & Jelly

Peanut Butter & Jelly

There was a time when I loved a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. It was one of many fond memories of life with my grandparents in that little post WWII rambler in Bloomington, MN. For some reason, the ones my…

Out of Ground Effect

Hovering in the trees

I don’t remember exactly when I fell in love with the prospect of flying.  I didn’t know any pilots growing up.  My first stepfather worked for the now long defunct airline Braniff, and because of that, there was some trips…