Monday, July 20, 2009

Prepping for Oshkosh

All of my gear for Oshkosh is out at the hangar, exactly where I put it when I unloaded it from the car last August. Every year I tell myself, "Next year I'll do this different."

I always plan to save a few bucks every week for 51 weeks, so that I'll have money to spend at Oshkosh. Maybe I'd even enter one of those raffles to win an airplane. Funny. Here we are again 51 weeks later, and I'm still not sure how I'm going to budget a week at AirVenture.

I always plan to get started three weeks ahead of time getting the camping gear organized, restocking the non perishables so that I don't have to pay the inflated prices of Oshkosh. And there everything sits -- or doesn't. The tubs full of staples hasn't been touched.

Other than that, I'm ready to go. I've already set up an Oshkosh 2009 category here. Last year I did a lot of work at Oshkosh -- interviews, slideshows, daily diaries etc. I may do it again but I'm just not sure there's an audience for my stuff. It's not on Van's Air Force and it's a testament to Doug, I think, that if you're not doing on VAF, you're not doing it.

So part of me thinks I should pack the recording gear away and just put my feet up for a week and watch the world go by.

We'll see.

1 comment:

  1. As for me, I've enjoyed your comments and reports and have been reading you blog ever since I found it last year in the OSH coverage. Hope you can stay the course.