Category Archives: The Wife

We Can Do Better – Part 1

One year ago I got the call  I have always known would come, but always dreaded.  My dad called to tell me my brother had been killed.  Through a foggy haze, he and I processed our mixed bag of emotions … Continue reading

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Memories

I don’t know about you, but I’m not much of a New Year’s Resolutioner.  I mean, I do like making goals for myself, but at the end of the day, I’m way to lazy to follow through on any of … Continue reading

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Twas The Night Before…

Twas the night before… ‘Thursday’, when all through the nation – Not a plane would pass through a weather-storm-system. The big jets were grounded, and the airports were closed, when one lone 1900 was flying all alone. The passengers were … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving – Airline Style

Happy Thanksgiving!  I hope you all had a wonderful time celebrating with friends, family and loved ones.  The Pilot was lucky enough to get Thanksgiving off, along with the 3 days prior, but had to work on Friday.  Since neither … Continue reading

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Irish vs Gaelic

In the post below, I stated that the song was sung in “Gaelic”. Thanks to The Pilot’s good research, I stand corrected. It is sung in “Irish”. All this time I thought using the term “Irish” for the language was … Continue reading

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Irish Cup Song

I love this for so many reasons, not the least of which is that it is sung in Gaelic. One of these days I will convince The Pilot to move to Ireland, I’m sure of it! Enjoy!

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A Day in the Life of an Airline Pilot – The Wife’s Perspective

Have you ever wondered what really happens on those overnights?  I think most people have this notion that all the pilots do is party on their layovers.  A few weekends ago I got to go on a trip with my … Continue reading

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Choice

It seems there has been a lot of talk lately about the child-free movement.  Women who are child-free by choice are writing about what they wish parents knew about them.  Parents are writing blog posts for other parents about what … Continue reading

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Staying Connected

Happy Saturday!  It is a GORGEOUS day here in Denver.  The perfect kind of day for a Jeep ride.    The Pilot came in this morning after flying a red eye, and just woke up from his nap.  We are … Continue reading

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Cute

Whenever I go to a new classroom, the first question I get asked by the kids is if I’m a mom. Then I’m asked if I’m a teacher. When both of these are denied, the follow up is usually, “Why … Continue reading

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