Brag about your life

Discussion in 'Hangar Talk' started by saracelica, Nov 17, 2021.

  1. Piperonca

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    Dad taught Mom to fly a J-3. They got married, of course.
     
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  2. eman1200

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    are you like a mad scientist or a heisenberg scientist?
     
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    The longer I live, the more holes my socks have. I hate buying new socks.
     
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    I own a V-tail.
    My wife is a pilot and a veterinarian. And she hasn't left me yet after 32 years of marriage.
     
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    Well... I got nothing.. so carry on
     
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    I read this as the bar is pretty low to become a lawyer. :)

    Just kidding………………mostly. :)
     
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    After 125 hours and nearly 400 landings , I made a beautiful crosswind landing today.
    No one was there to appreciate it.
     
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    I’m in good health, as is my wife, and have an internist that’s also a cardiologist that helps keep my wife and I that way.
     
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    At some point, you won't care that nobody appreciated it. You will just keep doing it, and get better at it. That will make you feel better.
     
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  10. saracelica

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    A thankful post. Damn why didn't I think of that as the title

    Nice to read about what others are thankful
     
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    After a few hundred hours you'd get over that.

    The Lear 45 still has me jealous to fly it more..
     
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    I mean, you do this job long enough and you’ll question how in the world some lawyers passed the bar. Most all lawyers are very competent and serve their clients well, but a few others … maybe not so much.
     
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    I can eat 50 eggs.
     
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    If they are deviled eggs, I will argue I probably have you beat.
     
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    Uncertain
     
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    I caught a fly with chopsticks in front of a roomful of shocked Koreans.

    I have been a pilot for 11/16 of my lifetime.
     
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    I've been lucky enough to have run into many people who are better people than I am, and for whatever un-explainable reason many of them have put up with me. Yeah, baffling.
     
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    Airline Capt making good money. No kids, but have wife of 27 years. Party all the time and own a Vette. Built house to my specs.
     
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    Story of my life.
     
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    My thoughts exactly! So many of my life's turns have to have been guided by God, even though I try to take the credit sometimes. I am constantly grateful for all the blessings in my life, of which aviation is just one.
     
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    Pushing eighty I'm still alive, healthy, and flying.
     
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    First British Apache Pilot although in the US Army at the time…lol…As a liaison to the British Army for a few months it caused quite the issue as they had problems fielding the aircraft…
     
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    I had a very similar story. I was always last to finish my test papers, largely because I kept falling asleep in class. They wanted to put me in a "special ed" class too, for the same reason. My parents kept fighting it until my stepfather was transferred to another duty station. The new schools were twice as hard and I found out that I could stay awake if the classes weren't so basic and boring.
     
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    Today I bore my full weight on my legs for the first time since spinal surgery six weeks ago, for two whole minutes.
     
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    I’m not much for bragging, but I am enjoying life. Flew on our own plane to the keys to celebrate the wife’s birthday. Certainly can’t complain.

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    Sounds like you’ve got it made!
     
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    I just got out of jail after 40 years!
     
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    Divorced? ;)
     
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    Yea but I re married her 20 years later! I am a dummy! lol Well maybe not, she encouraged me to buy our plane.
     
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    My day today is a little worse. I can only aspire to this level of achievement. :rofl:
     
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    Similar thing with school at a young age. Never found it interesting. A high school English teacher was shocked when he saw my IQ score. He thought I was dumb. I joined the Air Force - no college. They told me that if I wanted to fly I should get an Engineering degree. Drove over to the local college and asked about it. The fellow gave me a placement test for math. I can't believe I knew all that stuff! I guess it soaked in despite my best efforts. Started down that road part time in the Air Force. The wouldn't let me fly because I was color blind, but I was starting to like the Engineering thing. Got out of the AF finished my degree in Electrical Engineering. Good grades too. Changed my life.
     
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    I climbed a Cessna 150 to 13,000 feet and spun it 33 full turns.
     
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    Now we know you're lying. A C150 can't make it to 13K feet unless it was towed to 13,001. :)
     
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    Friends of ours got married in their early 20's and it only lasted a few years. They got married again in their mid 30's. They are now 60 and still married. They had an unnamed boat when they remarried. Without them knowing we put a sticker on it "Deja Vu". The name stayed until they sold it almost 10 years later.
     
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    Married 37 years, no kids and never wanted any. Grew up around aviation. Been flying Corporate since 1984 except 5 years sailing our boat in the Caribbean around 2000. Never been laid off and only had 4 corporate flying jobs. Even had a flying job waiting for me when I got back from the Caribbean.

    Plus I flew the predecessor of the Westwind, the Jet Commander, but just as contract SIC. :p
     
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    Not sure I’ve mentioned it before but I own a DeLorean…and I’m thankful for that.
     
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    My best friend had a failed divorce, too.
     
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    That is awesome. Good luck for continued future success in your rehab.