Schott NYC (originally called Schott Bros.), a well-regarded long-time label of leatherwear for bikers, has been in business since 1913. Their original motorcycle jacket, called the Perfecto®, has been made since 1928.
It took me way too long to catch on. I had seen knock-offs of the highly stylized jacket, and back in the day…
I have a close friend who told me that he had to travel by air to attend a funeral in another state. He had not traveled by air in some 20 years. Since then, lots of changes have happened with getting through check-in and to the gate, and also on board an aircraft.
Here are some thoughts I shared with my friend, based on having over two million miles on thousands of airline flights during my lifetime….
Having returned home from Alaska late Thursday, and taking off work on Friday, one would think that I would sleep in. Not the case… instead, I got together with three firefighter buddies and…
Man, that trip to Alaska was brief! I almost spent as much time in the air and at airports as I spent meeting with my colleagues!
I sure enjoyed it, though. Our nation…
I have been rather quiet on this blog for two reasons: 1) the usual “I’ve run out of ideas to write about” and 2) very busy wrapping things up at work before I retire.
Today, however, I am in Alaska. Why?
Recently I received an email from someone who wanted to know about my experience with lace-in boot zippers as he was considering using them for a new pair of boots that he got at work.
Yes, I have had experience with boot zippers…
I have to admit — making the decision to retire is daunting. I know it’s time, but nonetheless, thinking about why I am making this decision now and what I will do after I leave the full-time working world has kept me awake at night.
My Spouse knows me all too well. After yet another discussion about this life-changing transition, he suggested,