to go into aeronautics. He carries on the legacy of both of his
grandfathers with a passion that is both deep and real.
of Connecticut from a completely different angle. Not only has
she has also amassed a wonderful collection of aerial photos of
their home state.
Mother;and;son;have;fond;memories;of;Zachary’s;flight;les-sons. They both remember the time that his instructor received
fairly busy commercial airport. The pilots of the jumbo jets on
the tarmac, full of passengers, were not pleased when they had
to wait for Zachary to touch down in his tiny prop plane, slow
Towers once stood in lower Manhattan.
to forge their own paths based on their individual interests. The
homeschooling. Zachary is now a freshman at Le Tourneau Uni-
versity in Texas and almost halfway toward his goal of earning
to experience starting together, and mother and son have many
Amy Hastings Olsen lives in Venice, Florida with her husband,
Glen, their three grown-or-mostly-grown children, and a never-growing-up dog. Amy has taught Latin, music and writing to
homeschool and private school students, and is currently working
on her M. Ed. in Teaching English. She has published her own
classical writing curriculum for homeschoolers: Writing Tales
inspiration from both of
LEFT: Gorgeous views—who wouldn't
love to fly and see all this beauty?!?
BELOW RIGHT: On a cloudy day in
January, Zachary flew up and down the
Hudson River, providing stunning views
of New York City.
BELOW LEFT: View of the Statue of Liberty while Zachary was flying