The student news site of Haslett High School

The Viking Longboat

Reaching New Heights

Story: Connor Frank, Staff Writer

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






That’s me. Up there in the clouds. You might not see me in my plane, but I’m there. Flying a Canadian to Texas for a heart transplant or a scientist to Morocco for a world cancer summit. I am a pilot. I give people the gift of loving a girl a world away. I can bring you flowers from the rolling fields of rainy Lithuania, embers from the foot of a Hawaiian volcano, a bottle of Scotch from the hills of Scotland, a new guitar from the shops of Los Angeles, a brick from the Notre Dame, a locket of the highest quality from Switzerland, sand from the beaches of the Dead Sea, fish from the salty Atlantic ocean, or water from the Island of Fiji. I can look at a spot on a globe and be there by the next day, no matter where I am. I can cook crabs in Virginia and bring them home for dinner in Las Vegas. I can save children from a warzone in the Middle East, and make a poor Parasian coffee shop richer with indian tea. I have wings, I have engines, I have power, and I can use all of those to make this world we live in a better place. I am a pilot.connors-photos-1-AND-THIS-ONE

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
The student news site of Haslett High School
Reaching New Heights