Modern Man Goes Into The Wild

Part I The pilot flips a switch and the propeller engages. Over the headset, I hear him relay to the tower that we’re ready to go. Water sprays from the twin pontoon floats below the plane, the nose pitches upwards, the engine roars and we gently lift off from a small lake – that happens to be one the largest float plane airports in the … Continue reading Modern Man Goes Into The Wild

I Feel the Need, the Need for Speed!

I’ve been told that there are those moments, of being a Dad, where you’ll feel time stop and wonder where the past has gone – their first steps, the first time they say “Dada”, that first time you hear “I wuv you”. It’s true. Those moments freeze. But those would freeze for anyone – mom, dad, grandpa, uncle, really cool next door neighbor. But I … Continue reading I Feel the Need, the Need for Speed!