September 30, 1911 Cromwell Dixon became the first person to fly across the mountainous Continental Divide. The 19-year-old Dixon, who received his air pilot license only the previous month, had well-established credentials when it came to transportation pursuits. As a boy, for example, he constructed a rollercoaster for the kids in his neighborhood. Dixon was […]
As a nurse, Maria Esperanza Garcia Roach was one of an estimated 400,000 to 500,000 Hispanic Americans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II. Her own lifesaving role in this global conflict very much depended on airborne transportation. Maria was born on July 16, 1915, in the city of Piedras Negras […]
I received this message yesterday from WordPress:Happy Anniversary with WordPress.com!You registered on WordPress.com 9 years ago.
Thanks for flying with us. Keep up the good blogging.
I moved my blog to WordPress sometime in 2010 with 30 prior posts. This week I reached 1000 posts!
It wasn’t until some time in late 2012, that WordPress started to track visitor statistics. It wasn’t also until 2012-2013 that I increased the frequency of posts. So it is reasonable that as the frequency of posts increased, the number of views increased, steeply initially, more gradually this past year.
The top 5 posts continue to be:
Thanks for visiting … and Happy Blogging!
Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim.
Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
-Elie Wiesel, writer, Nobel laureate (30 Sep 1928-2016)
Quote from today’s A Word A Day.