Flying to Miami! Part One

Flying to Miami! Part One

Flying to Miami and venturing over the Florida Keys in my little plane has been on my bucket list for a couple of years and the time had finally come to do it!  Any excuse to visit Florida is always good for me.  I was born in Florida and absolutely love the constant...

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flyGIRL Interview with Ten Dot

Flying is in my blood.  My father was a Navy pilot and retired as a commercial pilot from FedEx.  My love of flying actually came from my Uncle Robert.  He was a general aviation pilot.   He would take me flying in his Chipmunk at our local municipal airport when I...

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Keep It In Perspective

A few weeks ago, my blog revealed some personal insight into some recent challenges.  There was a tremendous response and concern from many.  It has been greatly appreciated.  I’m fine.  Life is full of ups and downs.   At my core, there is always an optimist.  ...

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Top Ten Playlist!

Top Ten Playlist!

Life without music (and flying) would be terrible!  Music can change your mood and lift your spirits in mere seconds.  Just for fun, I’ve compiled my current favorite ten songs to share.  It was challenging just choosing ten.  Some of these are new songs, some are...

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Wow!  Who Knew?

Wow! Who Knew?

If you follow me at all or know anything about me (which I’m assuming you do otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this), you probably know that I’m on a winding path of discovery.  I’ve been acquiring new knowledge in all things aviation and running two businesses, one...

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Special Mother’s Day Edition: flyGIRL Photo Album

Mother's Day I've been traveling all day today and really had no plans to post a blog at all today.  However, after receiving messages and gifts from my boys, I decided to publish an album showcasing my handsome, fun, gifted boys.  Life with boys is amazing!  I love...

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Setbacks And Moving On

Setbacks And Moving On

Oh man, the number of hours spent on writing over the past several days has been revealing and therapeutic.  The power of creativity and putting your emotions into words has to be the rawest and most rewarding process.   Motivating people is enjoyable for me.  I like...

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Flying To St. Louis!

Flying To St. Louis!

This weekend had been planned for weeks.  The organization, Wings of Hope, had asked me to come help at one of their STEM programs.  I would have the opportunity to speak to a group of middle-schoolers about my aviation history and what flyGIRL does.   St. Louis is a...

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flyGIRL Mariam al-Mansouri

flyGIRL Mariam al-Mansouri

This Easter weekend has been spent in St. Louis.  During this little getaway, I enjoyed helping teenaged boys and girls (the majority were females, actually) learn more about aviation.  This event was organized by Wings of Hope.  Wings of Hope uses aviation to help...

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Sun ‘n Funnin’ 2019

It’s not quite 8 AM.  My slumber came to an end about thirty minutes ago with the noise from the run-up of a jet.  The end of runway nine is about fifty yards from our camper, home-sweet-home for the week.  Since all of the flyGIRLS in the camper are...

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