And this is why ponytails are necessary while wearing the hair tangler/ over-ear talky thingies.
So you’re the spouse of a pilot and you’re headed to Oshkosh for the first time. ME TOO! Well, I mean I was. That is, I’m still a spouse of a pilot. Michael and I are still married. But last year was my first time. First time at AirVenture, I mean. Not the first time married. Well, ok, technically this is my first time married, but we’ve been married for almost 21 years, so it’s not like I’m new to be being married. Just new to Oshkosh.
Let me start over.
So you’re the spouse of a pilot headed to AirVenture for the first time and you want to know what you will do while there? This is the situation I was in last year, and my solution was to bring everything I owned. Just in case. YOU NEVER KNOW.
“Maybe in Wisconsin I’ll want to do some watercolor sketches! Better bring some paper, and brushes, and paint tubes, and a little portable easel…”
That was me.
You don’t have to be like me.
Truth told, what I had imagined before we left was a ...