October Newsletter

Flying Fabric Not to be confused with magic carpets. Right now I’m helping to rebuild a 4 seat Bearhawk that’s owned by an Indiana farmer. He keeps the plane in Haiti where it’s used to support an orphanage. Life in a hot tropical climate is hard on an airplane (corrosion runs rampant in moist, salty environments) so…

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Prayer Journal | New House, New Friends, Good Advice

So instead of writing whatever I feel like at the moment – which usually means I forget to write about important things that happen and instead blog about stupid things – I am assigning myself a theme about which to write every week. I picked four subjects or so that should be updated on a…

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Hangar Highlights | Shipping A Cessna to Uganda!

It’s a little more challenging than packing up a shirt you sold on eBay, that’s for sure. It’s crossing the ocean while sitting on the deck of an ocean liner so it will be exposed to hot temperatures, humid conditions, and quite a bit of jostling.

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Defective Crayons and A Change of Plans

Above: These circles are made up of differently colored spots and are one method used to diagnose colorblindness. “Normal” people can see numbers in all the circles while I can see the numbers in just one, or maybe two if I squint and guess. I guess you could say the problem started back when I…

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Fence Jumper

Janice’s parents were visiting last weekend and bought us a hummingbird feeder. Now we have several hummingbirds flying around our back porch, fighting over the sugar water supply like a bunch of Middle East tyrants. Hummingbirds are pretty neat and all but they aren’t that special. If I fed Adi nothing but sugar water for…

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