Friday Photo: sunset over a grass strip

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The view: Just off Essey Strip (private grass strip, Laurinburg, NC), looking west

The pilots: Martin Chavis and Keith Strickland

The airplane: Piper J-3 Cub

The mission: Christmas Day flight, working towards a tailwheel endorsement

The memory: Words cannot express the feeling that comes over you as you leave the earth and look around at God’s creation. As the sun begins to disappear on the horizon, and the shadows begin to stretch across the ground, for the moment, the earth seems to be calm and peaceful.

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