Archive for September, 2016

How I Overcame My Fear of Flying After Flying on 9/11

September 6, 2016

Airescape 3 by Marian Osher © 2010

Airescape 3 by Marian Osher © 2010

GWU Presents Fearless Flying in 2016!

Mixed-Media Paintings and Wall Hangings by Marian Osher on exhibit September 12, 2016 thru January 4, 2017

Reception/Artist’s Talk Thurs., Sept. 15, 2016 6 – 8:30 pm

Free and open to the public. RSVP requested:
https://virginia.gwu.edu/opening-fall-art-exhibits
or call 571-553-5002

My fear of flying developed during several flights to Colorado. Electrical problems, fuel leaking out of an airline before take-off, auxiliary engine failure before flying into a blizzard, and many other “turbulent” experiences escalated my fear.

In early September 2001, there was a terrible thunderstorm when my airplane was about to land at BWI, Baltimore. The airport radar was struck by lightning (more…)