Category: Pilot Wifestyle

Your Guide To Sleeping In An Airport

sleeping in the airport terminal

Once upon a time, my blog had a very strong focus – pilot wifestyle. My husband was a newly minted airline pilot, and it took a while to get used to the lifestyle. For a while, there were very few pilot wife bloggers, and we were a pretty tight knit group. Because pay was so […]

Pilot Wifestyle Travel

Wordlesss Wednesday: The Detroit Funky Tunnel

Fun Misc Pilot Wifestyle

Airline Mergers and Acquisitions

I can hardly keep up with all of the recent airline mergers and acquisitions. Aviation tends to be in the news fairly frequently, last year being particularly eventful.  I’m not sure if more is going on than in past years, or if I’m just paying more attention. Twitter keeps me pretty connected to the latest […]

Pilot Wifestyle

When He Leaves

Sometimes it’s really hard to be married to a man who spends more time away from you than with you. Every month around the 22nd, he gets his schedule for the next month. It’s usually a celebration of a good amount of time off, or cursing the work rules that make commuting a near impossibility. […]

Pilot Wifestyle

The Graduate: Aviation Professional Pilot

After years of effort, three schools, several majors, student loans, and the blasted algebra class that would never end….Taylor did it! He graduated from Utah Valley University’s Global Aviation Program. He achieved the much-desired Bachelor of Science degree, Aviation Professional Pilot. It was a little strange to be on UVU’s campus, as Taylor’s program was […]

Aviation Family Pilot Wifestyle

The Bachelor: Jake’s an Okay Guy

The Reality Show I Love to Hate A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about Jake Pavelka, AKA “The Bachelor.” I’ve only watched a handful of seasons of The Bachelor, so I knew the basic premise, the cattiness of the girls who “really think they’ve fallen in love,” and the awkward situations that […]

Aviation Culture Fun Misc Pilot Wifestyle Travel

Flying Cheap …The Regional Lifestyle?

The CRJ-200 – My husband’s birdie My pilot wife friend Melissa tipped me off on this upcoming Frontline special: Flying CheapQuoting the Frontline website: From producer Rick Young — The crash of Continental 3407 outside Buffalo last year, killing all on board, was big news, as any commercial crash is. But like many who were […]

Aviation Pilot Wifestyle Travel

Skymall Birthday Wishlist

I love to shop, but not in the traditional “Let’s go to the mall and have a girly shopping spree heyday” kind of shopping. As soon as I was old enough to help my mom clip coupons, I gained mad discount bargain shopping skills. I am true to my brand loyalties, despite buying most of […]

Aviation Fun Pilot Wifestyle Travel

Sneak Peek at How My Weekend Started

Sleeping at SLC gate C09 (Yep! I Even Brought my CPAP!)

Aviation Life Pilot Wifestyle Travel

Apology to those who think I hate Embry Riddle

Just to clarify: I meant no disrespect for Embry Riddle in my previous post regarding “The Bachelor – On The Wings of Love.” Personally, the only exposure I’ve had to ERAU is listening to the cockpit experiences of my husband and his pilot friends. When they hear about how “Grandpa Moneybags paid for my training […]

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