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Nine Years

taylor and nicole bullock

9 years 8 cars we’ve roadtripped in 7 days a week of “Taylorsmiles” 6 months from 1st date to marriage 5 years to finish college algebra and get your degree 4 states (Utah, California, Michigan, Georgia) 3 domiciles (DTW, ATL, MEM) 2 surgeries (and another one this week) 1 borrowed Toad the Wet Sprocket CD […]

Family

SLC and PDX – A Glimpse Of Two Airports

Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) Portland International Airport (PDX) Although I’ve lived in Salt Lake City for more years of my life, I still consider Portland home. For my birthday this year, my husband let me take a solo trip home. Some people consider airports a necessary evil, but I happen to like most airports. […]

Travel

How To Enjoy London On A Budget

traveling in London

Back in November, my family took a vacation to England. In the past few years, we’ve struggled through a financial difficulties, and 2012 was the first time we were able to save money and begin paying off some debts. We decided about 6 months before we left that we wanted to go to London for […]

Travel

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 Bachelor Finale: Jake and the Skank

“This is the life I’ve always wanted. This is the guy I’ve always wanted. This is the fairy tale I thought I’d never have.” Vienna Girardi So…Jake chose Vienna. Vienna Marie Girardi Born in Geneva, Florida May, 1986 (23-years old) Currently resides in Sanford, Florida Graduated from the University of Central Florida Bachelor’s degree in […]

Aviation Culture

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 […]

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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 […]

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Sneak Peek at How My Weekend Started

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

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The Bachelor: On The Wings of Love?

The Captain of Her Heart? When I first heard that the new season of ABC’s The Bachelor was going to feature an airline pilot, I thought it was a joke. Knowing what I know as the wife of a pilot, I was baffled that any woman would willingly thrust herself into the pilot wifestyle. Then […]

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Tender Tennessee Christmas?

Since Taylor has been with his airline, he’s had relatively good luck with having holidays off. Sometimes he’ll miss an “eve” but make it for the “day,” or part of the accompanying weekend. For Thanksgiving, he had three days off. He flew in to ONT Wednesday morning at 4 am, and flew out of LAX […]

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