Cessna Aircraft And Showing Love For The Isolated

“That your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which the Lord sware unto your fathers to give them, as the days of heaven upon the earth.”   Deut 11: 21 Recently I was privileged to be part of a delegation who converged  at the Textron Customer Delivery Center in Independence, KS […]

A Day At The Kansas State Capitol – Aviation Style

Last Fall I contacted a fellow pilot/mechanic, Spencer, to inquire about the dates of the 2018 Kansas Air Tour.  I have been wanting to do some kind of event like this, but the Women’s Air Race Classic is out of both my and my Aircoupe’s league, so this sounded like a good alternative. Besides, Kansas […]

Flight To Langda, Papua, Indonesia

 The worst cruelty that can be inflicted on a human being is isolation.  – Sukarno Isolation is a self-defeating dream. – Carlos Salinas de Gortari While serving on a project in Sentani, Indonesia I was given the opportunity to fly into the interior of Papua where people have lived for a longer than recorded […]

Through The Looking Glass Using Familiar Stones

“When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes, I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”  ― Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There “I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?  Then […]

The Kodiak – See You On The Other Side

“See you on the other side”.   A closing salutation in an e-mail  from a missionary anticipating my arrival in Indonesia. In the post My Journey Into Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) I mentioned touring their headquarters in Nampa, ID and attending an MAF event at the airport in Wichita.  During both of these occasions I was introduced to the Quest Kodiak airplane being […]

A Journey Into Mission Aviation Fellowship

In June of 2016 on a return trip to Kansas from a family gathering in Moscow, ID, we took time to stop at the headquarters of Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Nampa, ID. We have been supporters of MAF for over 25 years, but my journey with this organization goes back much further. The Paternal […]

A Visit to Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)

Many of the things that form our lives rest in the background.  They crisscross our paths making significant deposits in quiet ways.   On a recent trip to the northwest, we took time to visit the headquarters of Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Nampa, ID.  We have been supporters of MAF for over 20 years, but my […]