Saying Goodbye to My Mustang

Saying Goodbye to My Mustang

    I’m still not ready to admit you’re gone. We traveled together from coast to coast. Sometimes just the two of us. Streaking through the morning skies. On our lofty perch at 410. We could communicate without speaking. I knew when you had enough. Like trying to climb heavy and hot. Others couldn’t quite Read More

Supply and Demand

Supply and demand is an easy concept for airplane owners to understand – the more there is, the lower the price. Take the oil and gas industry, for instance, an industry I know little about, but I won’t let that stop me from pontificating.  Some smart person figures out how to drill sideways and extract Read More

Springtime Storms

On April 14, I found myself in Clearwater, Florida planning a return to Dallas with Citation M2 owner Larry King and our wives.  Springtime weather in the Southeast can be challenging as you can see from the lightning strikes along a massive cold front that morning. Indeed, the storms that we needed to cross had Read More

Just a Tire

Just a Tire

“Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain. I have some good news and some bad news.” “Uh oh,” I said to my wife Patty as we sat on a 2 p.m. American Airlines flight from Salt Lake City to Dallas, about to leave the gate.  “One of our tires needs to be replaced, and it Read More

My Father’s Son

Have you ever heard someone say, “He or she is just a natural pilot – it must be in their blood?” That has never been said about me. Instead, they say, “Have you always been funny?” I have the ability to make people laugh. Almost universally, the first thing that someone asks my wife Patty Read More