Time Off From Work

I’ve taken the latter part of this week off from work.  I definitely need it.  The pas few days I’ve been doing my best to practice for retirement.  Though as you can see from my countdown ticker it’s still several years away.  I got up before the sun each morning, hitch up my trailer and drove out to New Jerusalem Airport.  Both days the air was smooth and nice.   I guess the wind thought I was at work.  The P3 performed flawlessly, the engine never stuttered or skipped a beat.  Two days in a row I flew past a local elementary school and got the kids all excited.  They were jumping up and down and waving.  I waved back of course.

It’s a wonderful feeling to be just sitting up in the air in a comfortable chair watching all the commuters rush to work, watching food being harvested, watching life from above.

Yesterday I a local balloonist was out as well.  It’s always fun to watch them set up and launch.  It’s the only aircraft that is more trouble to set up than my own.

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I’ll leave you with a few more photos of the past few days.

Happy landings everyone!

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