We made perfect use of the corporate Cessna 182 today. First I picked up my boss in Milwaukee, which was exciting to me because I don’t often get to go to that airport. (The FBO’s fees deter me as a … Read More
Snow showers – lots of them not reaching the ground – made it a good day for my student to practice filing an IFR flight plan for a short round-robin. He practiced approaches in Clintonville and Appleton. These pictures give … Read More
The ice on Lake Winnebago has gotten even worse than it was about a week ago. Hopefully the Neenah Animal Shelter “Boots on Bago” fundraising event can still go on, but people might have to wear some highly waterproof boots! … Read More
Usually about this time of year, people are gearing up for sturgeon spearing and bringing hundreds of ice fishing shanties onto Lake Winnebago. Right now, the ice conditions are downright scary-looking by February standards. I saw some ice fishermen not … Read More
Recent strong winds of 40 to 50 mph, combined with freak temperature swings, created some crazy patterns of cracks and snowdrifts on the ice of Green Bay. I’ve never seen any ice look quite like this. It was beautiful and … Read More
This was the view of Green Bay today:
It’s beginning to look like winter. Here’s a photo of ice along the shore of Green Bay near Bay Beach (look for the blue slide)!
I never thought I’d be outside washing an airplane with a garden hose, wearing short sleeves and no coat, in Wisconsin, in MARCH. But that’s exactly what I was doing this afternoon! Our normal high temperature for today is 38 … Read More