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RUNNING, WRITING, AND TRAVELING FOR LIFE

Third in the 800 meters – 2012 California Senior Games

As I was thinking about this new blog on Running, I wondered where to begin.  The answer fought its way up from deep in my subconscious:   “At the beginning, Grasshopper!” 

I thought about that for several moments, and then finally the ancient Latin admonition from the Roman Poet, Horace,  drifted into my consciousness:  “In medius res, or in English, In the middle of things.  So ignore these two paragraphs, and let’s begin.

I am aching from yesterday’s gym workout.  This flu is sapping my energy.  It can’t be the flu because my doctor says I had the flu shot last fall.  Must be some other flu, like STP, or some other three letter designated disease.  Anyway, I’m busy thinking up excuses why I can’t run today:  I’m still sick; my eye pressure has gone up; got to go to Church this afternoon….

Hold it!  I’ve really got to think up excuses why I can run today:  I’m feeling better today than I did yesterday; my fever is gone; I feel even better after a run.  Don’t go away; I’ll let you know which side won the argument… Continue reading RUNNING, WRITING, AND TRAVELING FOR LIFE

EPISODE 30 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

Thanks for joining me for the final Episode from my Dad’s book, Talking To The World From Pan Am’s Clippers.  Last week Dad wrote about Mom, my brother Ken, and my sister Jeanne, plus our Church in Los Altos, California.  Today he will wrap up with a tribute to our mother and then shares his excitement when he finally earns his Pilot’s License!  Enjoy!

PAN AM CLIPPER

EPISODE 30 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

I hope you enjoyed this final Episode from my Dad’s book.  Please be with me again week for Episode 1 from my children’ fantasy, Mr. Wugidgem And The Phoenix Journey.  If you would like a print copy of this expanded adventure, please go to:

https://www.createspace.com/3951665.

Thanks again for listening!

EPISODE 29 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

Welcome back for Episode 29 of Talking To The World From Pan Am’s Clippers.  Last week we heard a few final observations about Pan Am, and then caught a glimpse of Dad’s new job search.  Today we’ll hear a few more personal experiences, ranging from our parents first meeting to our lives in Los Altos, California and our Church after Dad left Pan Am. Thanks for finding me today and enjoy!

 

PAN AM CLIPPER

EPISODE 29 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

I have finished the rewrite of my children’s fantasy, Mr. Wugidgem And The Phoenix Journey.  I will begin podcasting it in the middle of October. If you are interested in a print copy, please email me atallanwchapman@gmail.com for ordering details.

Please be with me next week for the final Episode of Talking To The World From Pan Am’s Clippers when Dad shares his Epilogue.  Thanks again for listening!

EPISODE 28 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

Welcome to Episode 28 of Talking To The World From Pan Am’s Clippers.  Thanks for signing on today.   We are nearing the end of my Dad’s book.   In the last episode Dad hit the highlights of his final two years with Pan Am. Today he will share a few final comments on his Pan Am experience, and then describe his new job search.  Enjoy!

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DIRECT LINK TO EPISODE 28 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

I’m glad you listened today, and I hope you enjoyed it.  There are two more episodes, and I hope you will listen to them as well.  Please be with me for the next two weeks when I will podcast these episodes.

I have rewritten my Children’s Fantasy Mr. Wugidgem And The Phoenix Journey, and I hope to have it available in print by the end of October.  I will be podcasting the expanded story as soon as I finish my Dad’s book.  Thanks again for listening!

EPISODE 27 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

I’m Allan Chapman and welcome to Episode 27 of Talking To The World From Pan Am’s Clippers. Before we begin, I would like to alert you to the new print availability of my second children’s book, Mr. Wugidgem And The Dark Journey.  Please click on www.createspace.com/3941653 to check it out!

Last week we hear about Pan Am’s early days across the Pacific, and then Dad shared his first flight experience to Fairbanks, Alaska.  Today we’ll listen to the highlights of his final two years with Pan Am.  Enjoy.

PAN AM CLIPPER

EPISODE 27 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

Thanks for joining me today.  If you liked the look of Mr. Wugidgem And The Dark Journey  and would like a print copy of the first Mr. Wugidgem book, Adventures With Mr. Wugidgem, please click on www.createspace/3476205.

Please join me again next week for the next Episode of Talking To The World From Pan Am’s Clippers, when Dad bids farewell to Pan Am, and joins Fairchild.  Thanks again for listening!

 

 

 

 

EPISODE 26 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

Welcome back for Episode 26 of Talking To The World From Pan Am’s Clippers.  Before we begin, I would like to alert you to the new print availability of my second children’s book, Mr. Wugidgem And The Dark Journey.  Please click on www.createspace.com/3941653 to check it out!

PAN AM CLIPPER

EPISODE 26 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

Last week we heard about Pan Am’s first preparations to cross the Pacific.  Today we’ll hear Dad relate Pan Am’s Inaugural Flight across the Pacific, and then he’ll recount his first trip up to Fairbanks, Alaska.  Enjoy!

Thanks for joining me today.  If you liked the look of Mr. Wugidgem And The Dark Journey and would like a print copy of the fist Mr. Wugidgem book, Adventures With Mr. Wugidgem, please click on www.createspace/3476205.

Please be with me next week when Dad shares his experiences during the years 1948-49, flying the Pacific.  Thanks again for listening!

EPISODE 25 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

I’m Allan Chapman, and welcome to Episode 25 of Talking To The World From Pan Am’s Clippers.  Last week we saw the Captain push a Clipper to the max on the Inaugural Johannesburg-New York flight to make an on time arrival.  This week we’ll see my sister arrive in California, and then Dad will give us some history of Pan Am’s operations across the Pacific.

PAN AM CLIPPER

EPISODE 25 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

I hope you enjoyed today’s podcast.  I have written 4 new Children’s Magic Stories, the first 2 of which should be available in print by the end of July.  If you missed the first one, Adventures With Mr. Wugidgem, it is available at www.createspace.com/3476205.  If you would like to listen to them in podcast episodes, you can find them at the top of my web site, www.allanwchapman.com, under archives.  Please be with me again next week for the next episode of Talking To The World From Pan Am’s Clippers, when Dad recounts Pan Am’s inaugural flight across the Pacific, and then his first trip to Fairbanks, Alaska.  Thanks again for listening today!

EPISODE 24 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

Welcome back for Episode 24 of Talking To The World From Pan Am’s Clippers.  Last week we had some excitement when Dad actually flew an airplane!  Today we’ll join him on Pan Am’s exciting Inaugural flight to Johannesburg, South Africa.  Enjoy!

PAN AM CLIPPER

EPISODE 24 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

Thanks for being with me today.  Please join me again next week when we’re transferred to San Francisco, and Dad starts flying the Pacific!

EPISODE 23 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

Welcome to the resumption of my Dad’s book, Talking To The World From Pan Am’s Clippers.   When we were last with Dad, he was sharing his new experiences in India, with faster airplanes.  Today he will actually fly an airplane!  Enjoy!

PAN AM CLIPPER

EPISODE 23 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

Thanks for joining me today!  Please join me again next week for Episode 24 of Talking To The World From Pan Am’s Clippers, when we’ll fly with Dad on Pan Am’s exciting Inaugural flight to Johannesburg, South Africa.

EPISODE 22 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

I’m Allan Chapman, and welcome to Episode 22 of my Dad’s book, Talking To The World From Pan Am’s Clippers.   Last week we saw the dramatic technological changes at Pan Am after World War Two.  Today we’ll travel with him to India!

 

PAN AM CLIPPER

EPISODE 22 TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM’S CLIPPERS

Thanks for joining me today!  If you would like to listen to any of my 5 Children’s Stories, please go towww.chapmanchildrenstories.blogspot.com and then scroll down to Episode One of Adventures With Mr. Wugidgem to begin with the first book.

Please be with me again next week when we’ll see Dad actually fly an airplane!  Thanks again for listening!