We just bought a Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car and boy-oh-boy is it fun! This little gem drives “just like a car,” costs about 3 cents per mile to run, has four doors (plus a hatchback), and is surprisingly spacious. Believe it or not, the Mitsubishi i-MiEV is the “big” car in our family, being 10 […]
When last I wrote about weather, I had cancelled my flight to Oshkosh, Wisconsin because of thunderstorms between home and my destination. I speculated that there was a small chance that the storms would move east, allowing me to fly later in the day. As it turned out, that was exactly what happened. In this […]
People often look at me funny because I either choose to fly or choose to cancel a flight when the opposite course seems right. It happens because pilots look at weather a little bit differently, but that can be hard to explain when I do not have a computer handy. This morning offers a perfect […]
My father and step-mother took me to Holland, MI to see the tulips when I was a kid. I blazed away with my camera, gleefully shooting Kodachrome on a glorious sunny day. Ever since then, I have wanted to go back and I finally made it to the 2011 Tulip Time Festival. Here are a […]
Candy and I visited the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago recently. It’s a magic place well worth your time when you next get to the Windy City. Here are a few of my photos. You can also click through to see larger versions.