We woke up to 8 inches(ish) of snow on the ground the Tuesday morning before Thanksgiving. The wind blew hard and there was snow suck in the corners of the windows on the outside. It looked kind of dreamy, like an old painting of Christmas. I love getting snow. It messes up our road, make it extra […]
Tag - Airplanes
Long Distance Travel
I have realized the past couple days that traveling with a woman changes things a little. Please understand that my wife, Kelli, is a resilient woman. I don't have to struggle to keep her comfortable; she is able to do that for herself. What I mean is, I used to hop on a motorcycle with little to […]
Smiley Creek UBCP Fly-in 2019 Days 3 and 4
I forgot to mention that I had to get fuel July 5th (the night of day 2). I wanted to do more flying and I didn't have fuel access in Smiley Creek so I decided to take an evening flight to Challis (KLLJ). The weather was decent and I left with enough time to get back to Smiley Creek before dark. I […]
Smiley Creek UBCP Fly-in 2019 Days 1 and 2
July 4th weekend the Utah Backcountry Pilots Association hosted a fly-in at Smiley Creek airstrip in Idaho (U87). I had the lucky chance to break from my normal schedule and get up there and join the fun. I had not yet taken my airplane to a fly-in so this was the maiden fly-in voyage for me and the 120.