Category Archives: Trip

Point A to Point B.

(Flying) Ciderhouse Rules

Before we took off on our recent Spring Break trip (coast-to-coast from Santa Monica, CA to Washington, DC) the boys each received two pages which told them the rules in the plane and suggested some things to do if they … Continue reading

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Coming Back Solo

Well, I made it all the way back across. The boys had a birthday party that they wanted to make it to, so Nell had to bring them home on JetBlue. She loved the flight east and was sad that … Continue reading

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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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Tip of the Finger Lake

This is the view from our hotel room window, overlooking the Cornell campus. I haven’t been back for twenty years, since I escaped. We landed last night ahead of a thunderstorm which we chased along the length of New York … Continue reading

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Happy on the Ground

Totally amazing to get so close to Chicago and hear that they had evacuated the tower at the field we were headed toward (Midway). We are (very) happily on the ground in Champaign,IL.

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