Day 27: Try the other wire (beep)

Time for some aircraft fun. Today’s goal is to sort out the wiring for all of the avionics, and figure out where the wires are actually going to run inside the plane. It’s going to be a long day, and we know we’ll forget to eat lunch, so we go to Dinah’s for a huge breakfast. When you open the garage at my brother’s house, this is what you see. As you might expect, the kids in the neighborhood love it. Bethany’s having a party at the house tonight, so the first thing we do is put the engine cowling … Continue reading Day 27: Try the other wire (beep)

Day 23: A Glimpse of the Future

Everyone’s got work to do in the morning, so we put some coffee and tea on and the house gets quiet for a few hours. Then we head to Epic Roasthouse on the Embarcadero for a special brunch. They put one of those old seltzer bottles on the table, and it’s really hard not to start a seltzer fight. When we get home, everyone’s busy again. Dad is working on his lecture, and my muse is finishing a knitting project. (Knitting, what?) Don’t laugh, those 12-inch #5 aluminum needles will pin you to the wall from across the room, and … Continue reading Day 23: A Glimpse of the Future