The undeniable breath of reality rushes in and demands to be breathed. The universe seems to demand an explanation of why you’re up from your perch.
Go ahead and try it. Channel your inner Sean D. Tucker. Seriously, go to the bathroom mirror right now and begin practicing, “yeah baby!”
For just a moment, at 1500 feet and beyond any evidence of modernity, imagination easily transported me to a time when these planes were the modern airships.
Thanks Facebook, now I know it’s been a decade rather than four or five years since I was in that bar with that coworker. And why did I think that hair look was a good idea? Nice.
Oh, and share that with your safety pilot so he’s not silently screaming in terror from the right seat.
Aviators with a Fear of Heights!
Updates on miniseries, Masters of the Air.
Nothing gets your feet moving quite like having the center of gravity behind you and a gusty crosswind.
If you are afraid of something, face it. Then get on with your next adventure!
…having flown all day, while terrifically tired, were perfectly contented in a day fully lived.