Monthly Archives: August 2008

Halfway

Welcome to Kansas! Made it halfway, but high winds and impending storms make it unlikely I will make it home tonight. I how to take off at 8am. I am in a Denny’s without any handguns. My brain is a … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh, Headed West

A lot of clouds ok the way in, but still VFR. Nell and the boys are probably a few hundred miles ahead. Time for lunch.

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West to East!

We made it! We are in New Hampshire in a lovely house overlooking a pleasant lake. I have just barely recovered from eighteen and a half hours of flying. We traveled nearly twenty-three hundred miles. We hope to continue to … Continue reading

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Wednesday: Ithaca, NY to Lebanon, NH

On Saturday morning we hope to continue our coast-to-coast journey to the actual coast by landing in East Hampton and having dinner on the sand by the lapping waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Until then, this is the end of … Continue reading

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Tuesday: Champaign, IL to Ithaca, NY

After sleeping the sleep of the near-dead, I rolled over at 6:30am and pulled my laptop up to check the weather. The air conditioner seemed to ignore the thermostat (my friend Marc would have loved it) so the room was … Continue reading

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Monday: Albuquerque, NM to Champaign, IL

Okay, no one is going to purposefully stop in Champaign, IL are they? (Actually, not true. Bob and I stopped on our way west in 2007.)

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Sunday: Santa Monica, CA to Albuquerque, NM

Santa Monica’s little airport has a restriction on early morning departures. You can’t start your engine earlier than 7am on a weekday or 8am on a weekend. So we all rolled out of bed at 6:15am, finished packing up the … Continue reading

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