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Jerrie Mock, pioneer aviatrix, dies at 88

(Mayor of Columbus, Ohio, welcoming Mock back after her record-breaking flight)

I posted a story about my mother-in-law earlier this year, around the time of the 50th anniversary of her solo flight around the world.  74 more words

Interesting Experiences

I Wanna Be Like Neta Snook

by Jean Foster Akin

Amelia Earhart is said to have remarked: “The most effective way to do it is to do it.”

For those of you young’ns who don’t know the name Amelia Earhart, she was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean in May of 1932. 734 more words


Yarn Along {& Audubon}

I’ve been pouring over the latest issue of Audubon this week.  The State of the Birds Report for 2014 also came out this month & it was surely depressing in many ways, especially the list of Common Birds in Steep Decline: 497 more words


Spitfire Girl's daughter interviewed by ITV West Country News

Candy Adkins, daughter of Jackie Moggridge, was interviewed by ITV News West Country (East) about the publication of Jackie’s autobiography ‘Spitfire Girl’. Originally published in the 1950s as ‘Woman Pilot’, the new version has been updated and augmented with many photographs. 37 more words