I saw some real rustlers in Wyoming

Note: I wrote this column back in August 2001 when I worked for John Tompkins and News Media Corporation. I’m grateful to the company for the opportunity to take trips like this one. Here’s the flashback: A trip to see the ‘Daddy of ‘em all’ Last week I had the opportunity to meet with some fellow …

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My first skydiving adventure


On July 4, 2011, Beth and I took our first trip skydiving from an airport in Lompoc. It was an adventure with Sky Dive Santa Barbara planned for Beth’s birthday. We took off from Lompoc airport in a small prop airplane loaded down with fellow skydivers. The plane climbed to an altitude of 13,000 feet, …

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