In this installment, we pick up in early 2009 after apparent local political burnout – or so I thought. The previous two years were hectic, to say the least. Output increased in quantity and quality, both in the written and spoken word. By the end of ’08 I had gone back to one of my first loves: aviation. But staying away from local politics was apparently not in the cards. Continue reading →
In the previous post, I talked about how we came to end up in Longmont and the beginnings of my (and our, including my wife) various activities there, specifically in the political arena. This next section only covers 2 years, but insanely busy and active years they were, read on… Continue reading →
One of the more direct and popular ways to cross the Rocky Mountains is over the Wolf Creek Pass. In this entry about safely crossing the mountains of Colorado, I’ll point out how to accomplish this. As before, with my previous La Veta Pass entry, I’ll assume the flight is coming from east to west (right to left on the map). Continue reading →
One would assume the obvious that interaction between wildlife and airplanes can be a dangerous thing. But you wouldn’t know that in Longmont, Colorado where they are about to try something that from all reports no other airport has attempted.
Since I know some of you in Longmont follow the whole “peak oil” situation, on both sides, here’s an article on that subject.
A documentary I recently watched asked the question “Will my grandchildren ever ride in an airplane? It was a gripping question, because the answer might very well be no.”