Boeing Departure Shakes Wichita’s Identity as Airplane Capital The New York Times, A.G. Sulzberger, January 18, 2012 This is unfortunate. However, Boeing should never have won the tanker contract. EADS proposed a better airplane. The jobs aren’t lost to the American economy, as manufacture is simply moving to Seattle.
I was reading today in AOPA Pilot magazine about layoffs at Cessna in Wichita, Kansas. The business aviation industry is hurting, especially because of the stupidity of the media and public over the auto industry executives’ flights to Washington. I digress. I hope my friends in Wichita who work in aircraft still have their jobs. […]
I recently had my fifty-sixth photo reach Explore on Flickr. One of my contacts, Travis Church, commented that most of my photos that have made it into Explore were taken since moving to Maine. He’s right. Let me break down the numbers then I’ll offer a bit of analysis. Each photo uploaded to Flickr has […]
We’ve sold our house! Finally! It was on the market more than a year. Kirsten and I had been married for sixteen months when we purchased our first house. The rent for our one-bedroom apartment was going up a hundred dollars a month and we were tired of coin operated laundry and hunting for parking […]
A few days ago I got a Flickrmail from the proprietor of a gift shop in one of our local malls. They were inquiring about purchasing several of my pictures. Today I got a check in the mail for Downtown Wichita and Keeper of the Plains. Very cool. They’re going to put them on mugs […]