Thanks, Jason. This is an interesting visualization of flight safety statistics. Congratulations, Bombardier. I still love you.
Each week Skye has Math Team one day after school. I usually leave the other two at home and drive to Skye’s school to pick her up. A few weeks ago I was stuck in Portland and unable to make it in time. I called Skye and told her she could either wait for me […]
Helicopter parent is a colloquial, early 21st-century term for a parent who pays extremely close attention to his or her child’s or children’s experiences and problems, particularly at educational institutions. The Toxic Paradox Peggy Orenstein, NY Times, February 8, 2009 This article is interesting and discusses a topic I’ve considered at great length. It befuddles […]
A few short days after terrorists flew jets into the World Trade Center I went through the TSA checkpoint at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas with a box cutter in plain sight. It was an accident; I had forgotten it was clipped in my laptop case. The TSA agent searched the case and made me […]