Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Flying into Boise Airport

In May, we flew from Vancouver, British Columbia home to Phoenix. However, we had to stop along the way to clear Customs, so we made a quick landing at Boise International. It was Terry's leg to fly, so I had the chance to catch the landing on camera.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Greetings from Texas

I am busy watching my airplane getting an A/B/C Inspection here in San Antonio, Texas. We are getting the work done at a Service Center owned by the manufacturer of my airplane, Hawker Beechcraft. It is a really good group of guys working on my airplane, and it is such a relief from what we have been dealing with maintenance-wise at home this past year! While working on some work projects here, I thought it would be fun to try something non-work related. So that is how my blog began! Being on the road Monday morning through Friday evening, I get to travel quite a bit for my job. Perhaps the best way to keep track of everything and share with loved ones is through a blog. My site will be the location for lots of pictures documenting my work as a corporate pilot, as well as my adventures with family and friends.

I got back to my hotel here in San Antonio last Friday and my key wouldn't work. While I was standing at the hotel desk getting it fixed, the UPS man brought in his deliveries for the day. One was a box from ProFlowers, which I am sure was brimming with something beautiful. I was thinking how nice it would be to get flowers like the lucky owner of this box, and then I saw the name on the address. They were for ME! My man, John, had sent me my favorite color in floral-form! Twenty blue iris flowers! He is so thoughtful and caring. I am starting to get the vibe that he likes me just a little. He knows I LOVE flowers, and he wanted me to have something to brighten my hotel room. Isn't he the greatest?! And aren't these beautiful flowers just perfect? Yep, he is a keeper.

When I flew the airplane to San Antonio for maintenance about three weeks ago, John flew with us! Terry went in back and slept while John flew as my co-pilot. John was able to stay for a few days to explore the city with me. It was SUCH a treat to be with my man for so many days in a row. We had a great time seeing the city. We spent a day melting at Six Flags. We visited a local ward for church and got invited for a dinner of ribs at a member's house. We went downtown and walked the Riverwalk. It was a wonderful time, and we rather enjoyed each other's company.

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