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Solo Artist goes Solo!!
Saturday, August 25, 2012
So what does it mean when a solo artist "goes solo"? I guess it would kind of be like throwing a big tantrum and deciding to walk out on yourself, eh?! Well yesterday I took this big step, but there were no diva-like temper tantrums involved and it didn't take place in the recording studio but on the runway...
Many of you may not know that my second love, after songwriting, is aviation. Inspired to fly shortly after arriving in America for the first time, I have been taking lessons off and on again for the past three years and have finally resolved to get my pilot's license. And yesterday I came one major step closer to this goal by taking my first solo flight! And though I'm not one to brag, I couldn't help but post about it here - it's the closest I could come to screaming it from the rooftops. It is official: I can now fly a airplane! SOLO!
Here's how it went down: after finally nailing a few landings at my last lesson (I've been flying in a Piper Warrior under the instruction of the brilliant Steve Sullivan) Steve spontaneously suggested I go for my Solo.