I Am Learning to Fly

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    I Am Learning to Fly

    I t's time to move on. I lost 10yrs not being close with my granchildren because of drugs and alcohol. It's taken 4 treatments, a halfway house and lots of support. I have 1 1/2yrs of being clean and sober and dealing with poor health. My father has been kind enough to take care...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Sep 12, 2008

    Flight Plans Part One

    I must have been a little younger than my daughter is now when I first realized I had a desire to learn to fly.   I expressed this desire to my mum, who took me to a craft store.  She bought me a little rug hooking kit.  I used a small metal tool to insert pieces of white...
    milkynips milkynips
    46-50, F
    Aug 12, 2012

    Not An Aeroplane Ha Ha

    some days i feel as if i had wings and i could fly... i could just jump in the air and take off, soaring and gliding over the world. i could be free to glide and ride the wind or flap and climb high in the sky until the world and its worries are just dots far below. today...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 17, 2008

    Flight Plans Part Two

    I'm not really sure what first triggered my desire to learn to fly. I remember there was a very cute boy I liked in my class in junior high who loved airplanes.  He had pictures of them on his notebook.  His name was Paul, and he had dark hair and nice eyes.  He told me jokes...
    milkynips milkynips
    46-50, F
    Aug 12, 2012

    FREESPIRIT

    Have you ever watched a beautiful bird fly across a lake. What does he feel as he soars off into the blue? To be as free as a bird without any cares must be the greatest experience ever. To soar above the cloud,. to breath the fresh and breezy air,to be able to look for miles and...
    RESCUE RESCUE
    61-65, F
    Sep 14, 2008

    Flight Plans Part Four

    My mum had expressed a desire to learn to fly. She made the comment that she thought it would be really neat to take lessons.  I think I was in high school or perhaps at university.  In either case, I was earning a few bucks by that time.  So I used some of my money to buy her...
    milkynips milkynips
    46-50, F
    Aug 12, 2012
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