Flying the Friendly Skies

I’m trying to erase “the former guy” from my cerebral hard drive

This year we’ve marched to the beat of a different drummer. Photo: Author’s Archives

Traffic eased along the Interstate as we skirted the western edge of the city in the pre-dawn haze. A freight train sang snatches of a mournful, quasi-Hank Williams ballad in the distance; we saw the bright lights of jumbo jets floating in to land nearby. But we greeted this new day not with the excitement a new…




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Brooke Ramey Nelson

Brooke Ramey Nelson

Native Texan & Mizzou Journalism grad. I’ve worked in newspapers, politics, PR & as a high school pubs adviser/AP English teacher. TOP WRITER?

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