“I think that to go on vacation is in my blood. It all started with my parents. I suppose the military lifestyle is to blame, or perhaps something they put into the water on all those army bases. Regardless, my genetic code has altered and mutated to the point where the act of going on vacation has now been passed on to my children as well. That’s how that stuff works.”Read more →
Military Brat Life Blogs
High-flying descendants of the ship’s figurehead, the colorful, non-regulation artworks that decorate the metal skins of combat aircraft are great morale boosters for pilots and crew alike … (T)he slogans and images used in aviation art, surveying the genre from … cheeky graffiti; cartoon characters “borrowed” from Disney, Warner Bros., and Charles Schultz; animal art—from snarling tigers and fire-breathing dragons to predatory sharks and eagles; and that glorious staple of the species, the pinup!
–Nose Art Book Review, by J. P. WoodRead more →
Today as I headed home down the 840, my daughter rubber necked around from her car seat and yelled out, “Plane!” It was far away still. It had completed a turn and was heading away from us. I was entering an intersection, so I assumed it was the 130 that usually drills in our air space and thought nothing much of it. A half hour later my husband and I set our sights on the bank now […]Read more →