The 18-inch wingtip-to-canopy diamond formation is a hallmark of the Blue Angels. The “Thunderbirds” are the air demonstration squadron of the United States Air Force (USAF) with many similarities to the Blue Angels. In the past year we’ve been privileged to see both squads fly multiple times and hear from a former Blue Angel pilot,...Read More
Spent this week attending the Harvard Program on Negotiation Executive Education summer session in Cambridge. For the first time the 3-day event was held on the Harvard Law School campus. Below are some photos taken and a catalog of the Professors who lectured. I’ve included some videos found in the public domain which represent the...Read More
Ningning got me a Discovery flight for my birthday. Took it today in a 1978 PIPER PA-28-161 Fixed wing single engine 4 seater (N2172D) based @GIA airport. See the flight path. The flight instructor showed the route prior using SkyVector.
We love going to the IAD Plane Pull Day. The event is a fundraiser for Special Olympics and generates near $400k annually at this one event. We love the kids activities and bounce houses, touring through all the planes and cars, and of course watching the teams compete as they pull a United or FedEx...Read More
Been thinking about our time here in the UK. We compiled some of the memories that we’ll not soon forget. However, words alone can’t express the 5 years of great memories we’ve had in Britain. Hopefully, the below photo montage will! Taking the 7:54 service into London Bridge and watching the same people queued up...Read More
Vivian saw her first movie in theatre – Paddington! “A young Peruvian bear with a passion for all things British travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined – until he meets the kindly...Read More
After San Francisco, we traveled to Atlanta in search of houses. Our search was focused around John’s Creek area. We found many lovely houses – all which would be perfect for our family. However, in the end, we have settled on Washington, DC as our home city when we move back. Crystal and kids came...Read More
One of Guidewire’s customers in Russia needed some extra help for a week. I jumped at the opportunity to go help them – and revisit Russia where I had lived several years back. The visit allowed me to travel the metro (famed for its architecture) and meet up with old friends. The city had definitely...Read More