“I had a dream the other night about flying and the man who was teaching me was crying.
He said that fewer people were trying and the art of really flying was dying.”
– Dream #2, Ken Tobias, Canadian singer and songwriter
“You’re starting to climb,” noted Freddie. “Ease up on the yoke.”
I glanced over at Freddie and raised an eyebrow.
“Steering wheel,” he amended. “Ease up on the steering wheel.”
I did as Freddie suggested and the plane levelled off. Freddie winked at me and smiled.
Freddie was a local dairy farmer – hardworking, successful and charismatic. When he worked, he worked hard. When he played, he did so behind the “yoke” of his airplane.
One day during l...
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