Tamoxifen, Another Biopsy and Summer Vacation: Post Cancer Challenges

I was planning on writing about my experience with Tamoxifen earlier than this, but I was pretty much a poster child for it the first year.  I know, it’s hard to believe it’s been a year already.  I knew there were numerous side effects that you could experience while on …

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A Trip Back in Time: The Military Aviation Museum

There’s a place that’s turned the clock back in time, where you can not only see but hear the sounds of an era long past. It’s tucked away, just off the Virginia coast line in a little spot called Pungo.  They have a grass strip runway among the trees, and …

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A Sun-n-Fun Airshow 2016 Recap

Sun-n-Fun is the biggest airshow I’ve had the pleasure of attending so far, and situated right smack dab in the middle of sunny, beautiful Florida.  My home state.

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Helicopter Flying over Sedona

From the moment the helicopter lifted off the pad, my heart was filled with excitement.  It’s the same feeling I get when an airplane achieves rotation speed and becomes airborne.  You feel it in your stomach, it pushes down through you and almost immediately you can feel your rump lift …

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Where Mustang’s Fly

There’s something remarkable about a place that transcends time, brings together a passion for timeless beauty with an enduring legacy of pride and resilience. Stallion 51 in Kissimmee, Florida is just that kind of place.

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The State of My Heart: A Year Later: Cancer Survivor

I did a post last Valentine’s Day about the state of my heart not too long after my breast cancer surgery.  I figured it might be good to do an update a year later and post cancer. Those first few months were agonizing and long.  I wanted to die rather …

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Warbirds Over Monroe Airshow

I don’t think I’ve ever seen such a wet year in the South.  I was spoiled early on with blue skies and sunshine, but the later part of 2015 was incredibly wet.  I’m beginning to understand how it must feel to live in the UK.  Learning to photograph in all …

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New Year, New Goals, New Possibilities

Here I am looking back at 2015, starring down 2016 and wondering exactly what this next year has in store for me.  2015 certainly didn’t go as I had hoped it would, but in the end, it’s been an amazing year in spite of battling breast cancer, and several family …

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Winston Salem Air Show 2015

It’s been one year since I started photographing air shows.  Winston Salem 2014 was the first one, and now one year later, I’m back to do it again.  This time is different, I have a year of experience under my belt, a photography class and an aviation workshop also behind …

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Dreary Skies and Amazing Planes

One thing you never know for certain is what the weather is going to do.  When I scheduled my trip to Rome, Georgia for the Wings Over Georgia Air Show, I thought fall would be a fantastic time for it, not too hot, not too cold.

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