That was easy
LyleChamney.com is now 100% WordPress 3.0. The conversion was a purely manual effort as I couldn’t use the Joomla To WordPress Migrator plugins because the databases were not on the same server. I have successfully used this plugin on local installations and it works like a charm. In reality though, in this case, it wouldn’t have… Continue reading
“They” say the third time is the charm and in this case, I do believe that saying is correct.
The first iteration of LyleChamney.com was created using Dreamweaver. I went through many versions but ended up never really getting it complete. Then Joomla! came along and the next version was built with that. Within the Joomla! version, I virtually… Continue reading
At our weekly jam last Tuesday night, I got to play the last two songs on our set list (Jenny Jenny <867-5309> and Rocking In The Free World) with a version of this guitar. I was hooked! The feel, the tone. That’s it … I “need” one So off to Long & McQuade I went the following Thursday after work… Continue reading
My site devoted to C-FWZZ, the Piper Aircraft Corporation PA-23-250-C “Aztec” that I was in care and control of for over 16 years, has just today been officially re-launched and is running on WordPress 3.2.1. Initially created in June of 2005 while I was in Quebec City, Quebec and in of all things, Microsoft FrontPage, it went through… Continue reading
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03 April 1972 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: First Solo Cross Country!
Piper Cherokee 140 – PA-28-140, CF-YTY: YXE – YQW – YPA – YXE; 3:05 WOW! Freedom!
First solo cross country flight! I remember following along the north shore of the North Saskatchewan river, on the first leg of… Continue reading
25 August 1971 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: First Solo!
Piper Cherokee PA-28-140, CF-YTZ, Ray’s Flying Service – Vern Forbes, instructor: 10 minutes; one circuit on runway 08 !
First solo! WOW!
I was not certain that this day was going to be “the day”; Vern had only previously mentioned that he thought I was ready; on final approach of the second… Continue reading
08 August 1970 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: The Start: First flight!
Piper Cherokee PA-28-140, CF-YTZ, Ray’s Flying Service – Vern Forbes, instructor: 35 minutes!
My career in aviation officially begins at age 15 years, 3 months, 8 days with my first flying lesson; thanks Dad
The book by Arthur Hailey got me interested but seeing the movie at the old Capitol… Continue reading