Category Archives: Thrilling Cities

Looking for Peace in the Midwest

Off I go, back to my annual home-away-from-home at AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Click the pic to read about how some people are joining us, and watch this space for updates and photos and textual self-aggrandizement. And, while you’re watching … Continue reading

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Flying Down to Reno

And Now . . . The Rest of the Story Heading into Reno, Nevada last September, I was inevitably reminded of a trip I’d taken to the city just about exactly 15 years prior, back in September of 1992. I’d … Continue reading

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Reno 2007: Prologue

I Should be Writing About Toronto, But I’m Here in SteadReno / Stead airport, that is, the home of the 44th Annual National Championship Air Races, where I’ve blown into town with yet another army of volunteers, demoing Flight Simulator … Continue reading

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Meine Schöne Münch’ner Stadt

A Pleasant Trip to Germany – Part II After the talkative cab ride to the Leipzig-Halle airport as mentioned in my previous … epic, I wrapped up my last  half hour in the former DDR with the Besondere Frühstuck, the … Continue reading

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Back in the (Former) D.D.R.

A Pleasant Trip to Germany, Part I Note: I’ve been chipping away at this for more than a week. Scribbling notes, adding things, even editing (yes, editing – there used to be more), badgering myself every day to just finish … Continue reading

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It Only Looks Like A Cop-Out

(But it wouldn’t if I had Roy’s camera. And his talent.) AirVenture, Day 5 Today’s stint on the show grounds was more of the same – to be clear, that’s a good thing. Customers came to the booth in droves … Continue reading

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A Promise is a Promise

AirVenture, Day 4.1 I said that I’d post twice today, so here I am, about to fail to put the "fun" in "perfunctory": Be sure to keep an eye on Roy’s blog as well as mine. His latest post on … Continue reading

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