Waffle House food truck!
I got back on my bike this morning for my regular 1o-mile ride that I haven’t ridden regularly in about three months. Whenever I do ride, though, I often get a song stuck in my head, and it keeps banging around for the duration of the ride. Today, for some inexplicable reason, it was this:
In 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt chose August 19, Orville Wright’s birthdate, as the day on which we honor the development of aviation and related sciences in the United States. Orville was still alive at the time, though his brother Wilbur had died of typhoid fever in 1912. Orville piloted a plane for the…
The other day, I posted before and after shots from a recent trip down to the Austin airport. Quadradeuce asked me to share my process, so here it is.
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While rushing to get to a BBQ dinner on the other side of the airport, this van driver crossed an active runway and came closer than you’d like to getting hit by an Envoy Air Embraer 145 taking off with 57 passengers on board. Though it looks like a reckless move on the part of the van driver, he did have clearance…
Just getting everything ready for the weekend. Any big plans, Oppo? Any big planes? My boys went back to school yesterday and it is so. quiet. here.
My boys head back to school today. I am thrilled. Watch out for buses and school zones, Oppo.
Who put that post back on Oppo?
Is it November yet? This is for Austin, btw.
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Need an old C-141A Starlifter to make that awesome playhouse for your kids? Or how about a C-8 Buffalo that’s been modified by adding four turbofans? Sadly, neither of those will ever be airworthy (legally), but you could have your pick of a handful of preowned Blackhawk helicopters (one per customer, please). Since…
And good morning Canada.
Holy crap! I just discovered where I’m going on my next European vacation. What an amazing collection. Google Maps link.
The first picture, albeit somewhat reduced, is the original. The second is what I did with Lr and Ps.