What does 2019 mean for me?

It’s been two years since I’ve written here. Part of me thinks that’s kind of sad, but that’s easy to dismiss. I’ve been going through some of my old weblog posts from the Radio UserLand days and it’s hard to pinpoint what changed. I’ve been through a transition in the last two years. My job […]

Finding the new normal

One of the toughest things about making changes in your life is defining a new “normal”.  It’s hard to move against the inertia of existing habits, both good and bad.  In my last post, I ran through a list of things on which I needed to focus, including structure.  Today was my first day back […]

Lonely weblog gets new post

I don’t write here much, and there’s probably good reasons for it.  I spend time on Twitter (@stevekirks) and on the web forums for PilotEdge so this space get neglected.  I’m still working for CenturyLink doing basically the same thing I’ve done for years: help people understand the technology they have and then help them understand […]

Initial thoughts: Flying the PMDG 777

I bit the bullet last night and purchased the PMDG 777 add-on for Microsoft Flight Simulator X.  It’s nearly $100 and worth *every* penny.  Here’s some initial impressions: I now know why PMDG charges what they do.  From the installation experience to the docs and the actual flight, it’s clear they made a silk purse […]