More On The Cockpit Fire

(photo courtesy Leon Hammack) As an addition to the article that I wrote about my “enlightening experience”,  I have been sent some additional information that might make all the airline crews and passengers say,“HHHMMM“! This from the Chicago Tribune/ Business: It seems that the Federal aviation officials have known for years that the B-757/767 window […]

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Airline Food Could Pose A Threat

(photo courtesy Leon Hammack) The FDA finds food safety issues at airline caterers! The inspections were at U.S. facilities of two of the world’s biggest airline caterers, LSG Sky Chefs, Gate Gourmet, and another large caterer, Flying Food Group. The USA Today reported that the FDA found live cockroaches and dead cockroach carcasses “too numerous […]

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Father’s Day

(Working on my redneck at Daytona, 2010!) The last few weeks have caused me to take pause and reflect on my 59 plus years.  We all do this from time to time, depending on the circumstances that revolve around our lives. This past February I celebrated my last birthday that started with the number 5.  […]

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June 13,1918

(Mom) This week started out with a very huge cornerstone day in the Hammack Family.  On Sunday June 13th my mother, Ola Mae Hammack, celebrated her 92nd birthday! Her life started out the daughter of John Addison and Myrtle Annie Smith, a dirt poor family in the western Oklahoma town of Sayre.  Even though her […]

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