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Close Calls from Stupidity

I generally don’t like to admit my own idiocy but this story is a classic one that relates to the fundamentals of being a private pilot. 443 more words


Near Collision

It was damn hot yesterday, and Hubby and I were so shattered and drained, we decided to take a nap in the afternoon.
Flaked out on the bed with the doors and windows open, we snoozed until there was a helluva commotion outside with panicky voices bordering on hysteria. 743 more words

Delta, Southwest Flights Nearly Collide On Chicago Runway, FAA Investigating

The Federal Aviation Administration opened an investigation into a near collision between two planes taking off from Chicago’s Midway Airport at the same time earlier this week. 153 more words

Juneathon 12/30 and a cyclist rant. 

Juneathon day 12.

A BMF class, 2.8 miles run, plus 5.3 miles cycling there and back including a close encounter with a 52 bus that didn’t respect the priority of a ‘vehicle’ (me) already on the roundabout! 153 more words


A (Possible) New Near-Miss to the Johnson Solids

In the polyhedron above, the octagons, hexagons, and triangles are regular. The only irregularities are found in the near-squares, which are actually isosceles trapezoids with three edges of equal length: the ones shared with the octagons and hexagons. 592 more words


5300 Miles, 8 days

Thunderstorms, Jack knifing big rigs, wide open expanses of Texas.

Brian and I returned from our epic road trip and funeral attendance Tuesday evening.  By far, this is our most long distance road trip.  1,397 more words