As Autumn carried along in 2015, my flying was going strongly for a while. But the midwest winter weather dropped down suddenly, throwing a big icy wrench into my flying plans, and temporarily thwarting my progress. I have not done a good job updating my blog, and I actually wrote this entry a while ago. … Continue reading My first solo flight to another airport!
So my last post, I wanted to quit. I desperately wanted to quit. I felt so frustrated with myself, with my inability to land, and my seeming backslide in progression. I didn’t quit though. I have actually experienced these identical emotions of frustration and discouragement before with many other challenging endeavors in my life, and I … Continue reading Learning to Fly 3: The Road to Solo
I was really trying to be very consistent with flying this summer. Unfortunately, the vengeful weather gods had other plans, and almost every single flight I had scheduled in June got cancelled due to a constant assault of midwest thunderstorms. Fast forward to today. It is the beginning of July, which means there is … Continue reading Learning To Fly 2: Landing Frustration. Again.
The purpose of this blog is not just to document and share my adventures, but also to motivate myself to experience new adventures. Most of the things I have posted so far have been low key experiences: visiting new parks, restaurants, and events happening around me. These don’t necessarily fit into the classic definition of “adventure”. But at … Continue reading Learning To Fly: The Beginning (Well….Sort Of)