I recently sat across the table from another woman over a dinner of sub-par pizza at a unexceptional restaurant. We attempted to have some semblance of a conversation despite the persistent din of her young children, who apparently found our attempts at female fellowship dull, at best. It was my first time meeting her, and [...]
If you are married to aviation...errr...I mean someone in aviation (is there a difference?) you know that it definitely affects many every aspect of your daily lifestyle. From where you live (about a zillion miles from anyone you actually know) to your newfound ability to single-handedly deal with the venomous snake curled up on your [...]
It never fails. As soon as I mention that my husband is a pilot, one of several typical responses/questions will immediately follow. It's truly not the asker's fault, as there is no way for them to have an insider scoop unless they are, well, an insider, and aviation truly is a vast and fascinating career. [...]
You are beautiful, family.
I have to be frank with you, I wasn't sure we could pull it off. I dreamed, I hoped, I prayed; but I wasn't entirely sure. A little over a year ago, I finally gave in to a pressing upon my heart to make a difference in a community of which I am a part [...]
Dear Aviation Husband, First and foremost, I want you to know something infinitely important--something which I know I do not tell you nearly enough--I am so very proud of you. When I see you button up that crisp white shirt, slip on your epaulettes, and pin those wings to your chest, my heart swells with [...]
This week I unexpectedly had to visit the nail salon, but not the one you might think. No, this was the pilot wife nail salon. And perhaps it ended up saving our lives... But wait, let me back up to the very beginning. In January of this year the sensor lights in my mom-mobile went [...]