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Tales from the Bonfire

Tales from the Bonfire
Thursday, April 1, 2021

This was going to be my first time out of a CASA, and I got to sit right by the tailgate, which was extra exciting for me.

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Tales from the Bonfire

Tales from the Bonfire
Monday, February 1, 2021

In 1962, I was in winter training with the U.S. Navy Parachute Team, the Chuting Stars, in El Centro, California. One day, we were quite surprised to see Jacques-André Istel, president of the Parachute Club of America (USPA’s predecessor organization), arrive in his shiny new Cessna 182.

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Tales from the Bonfire | Trapped by the Door

Tales from the Bonfire | Trapped by the Door
Thursday, October 29, 2020

No s**t , there we were, thought we were gonna die. Fortunately, after 45 years of skydiving, I only have a few stories that begin like this.

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Tales from the Bonfire | Jumping Antarctica—A Bipolar Story

Tales from the Bonfire | Jumping Antarctica—A Bipolar Story
Thursday, October 1, 2020

After my fourth jump at the North Pole in 1997 (I made six in all), I decided I really needed to collect the complete set and make a jump at the South Pole.

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