Mmmm mmmm good! I just brewed my first batch of made-from-scratch chai tea. Here is my recipe: 2-3 green cardamom pods 1 inch cinnamon stick 1 piece star anise 3 peppercorns 3 whole cloves 1/4 tsp coriander seeds 1/4 tsp fennel seeds 2-3 thin slices ginger root 3/4 cup water Combine the dry ingredients in […]
I visited the Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek, MI this week. Beautiful zoo! More like a stroll in the park, with animals thrown in for a bonus, than a “traditional” zoo. The big bonus for me, though, was getting to feed a giraffe. 😀 I took a few photos (of course). Here is a […]
A year ago, my brother, Norman Robertson, died. I was so f—ing angry for so f—ing long that… that… that I still don’t have words. Norman should have. Norman shouldn’t have. It was all his fault. Still is. You see that, don’t you? Thankfully, I am finally done with my anger even though my heart pounds as I […]
More than anything else, when people hear that I am building an airplane they tell me that they are sure it is too difficult for them. It’s not; I promise. Anyone can build an airplane. Here’s proof.
When I last wrote about Mounting MGL Avionics Sensors in a BD-4C, I had built shelves in my Bede BD-4C airplane for the magnetometer and AHRS boxes. These shelves were close to finished but not quite right. Neither one could keep the boxes from sliding forward and backward. Worse, the AHRS shelf was too short; […]