“Enchanted Journey,” Greg’s November column & photos



The beauty of evil, viewed from afar

Our most visually spectacular flight ever…

“‘It’s 112 degrees outside Greg, and Mom has her thermostat set at 83. I can’t take it anymore! Will you pick me up tonight instead of tomorrow?’

“Just yesterday I’d delivered Jean to Phoenix to help her mother prepare for surgery. I’d planned to retrieve her tomorrow morning when the air would be cooler and free of thunderstorms. But after a hot, sleepless night and then being unable to access the Internet for work, my wife is desperate to escape…”

Read Greg’s entire column, ENCHANTED JOURNEY.(Mobile-friendly link.)

(This column first appeared in AOPA Flight Training magazine.)

Photo: Sunset rains pummel Arizona’s Verde Valley. (This image is available as a Fine Art Metal Print.)  

See more photos from this amazing flight, here.

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