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Five Myths About Aviation Life – Diverted

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It never fails. As soon as I mention that my husband is a pilot, one of several typical responses/questions will immediately follow. It’s truly not the asker’s fault, as there is no way for them to have an insider scoop unless they are, well,

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Like a Diamond in the Sky

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No matter where you are on this great big planet, you can gaze up at the clear night sky and see the stars twinkling above. And whoever you are, whatever you believe, wherever you originate from, if you slow down and take a moment

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Aviation Sisters

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Being a pilot wife is…well, unique. It’s feeling like you live two completely separate, unrelated lives – the one when your husband is home and the one when he’s not – and trying to find some kind of balance between the chaos of the

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Where Did Foxtrot Come From Anyway?

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“Yes, that’s A as in apple, N as in Nancy, G as in giraffe…” And my all-time favorite, unofficial letter clarification that I’ve ever actually heard uttered from someone’s lips (to date)…”that’s U as in uterus!” Can you imagine having big, macho men all

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Just Stop

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I recently sat across the table from another woman over a dinner of sub-par pizza at a unexceptional restaurant. We attempted to have some semblance of a conversation despite the persistent din of her young children, who apparently found our attempts at female fellowship

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What Do You Mean It’s Not Pizza?

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As you all know by now, we talk a lot about the necessity of learning to F.L.Y. in order to sustain a happy aviation marriage. F.L.Y. is my acronym for first love yourself. No, this doesn’t mean not caring about our spouses’ needs or

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