Paranoia and LOST

As my flight to Detroit took off, I saw a United plane pulled off the side of the taxiway with smoke coming from underneath it. With that comforting image, my plane lifted off the ground. I’m the daughter of a retired Army test pilot/current American Airlines pilot, so I’m not afraid of flying (unlike my…

The Business of Communication

I’m sitting at Ronald Reagan National Airport, waiting for my first work trip to start. I told my (then soon-to-be) supervisors during the interview process that I enjoy traveling, so my number came up for this trip…to Detroit. My more senior coworker went to Seattle earlier this month, and the other new guy went to…

Weather Models and the #Snowquester Snowstorm

There is finally snow on the horizon. Meteorological spring kicked off on March 1st (this should not be confused with astronomical spring during your regularly-scheduled equinox), and with it came the faint promise of snow in the weather models. The further out in time we are attempting to predict something, the more noise we are…