It was Friday and Brian had the day off. Knowing a couple weeks in advance that he wouldn't have to work this day we had planned a Family Fun Day. Brian's last day at PIC was the day before and he wasn't supposed to start his new job at FlexJet until Monday. That meant one day off, so Family Fun Day was officially on the calendar.
When we woke up that morning the plan was to head out to Lake Ray Roberts for some sand and sun, then over to downtown Denton for some lunch. After looking at the forecasted temps for the day we decided to scrap the beach and go the opposite direction - down to Addison Airport to check out the Cavanaugh Flight Museum. Brian had a couple of passes and it seemed like a great day to try it out. It took some convincing to get Sam out of beach-mode and into airplane-mode, but eventually he was on board - so Addison it was!
The museum was great and Sam really enjoyed looking at all the cool airplanes. Of course we had a most-knowledgable tour guide which made it even more fun! There were lots of airplanes to look at and a helicopter that Sam could crawl around in. We just strolled from hangar to hangar looking high and low at all the planes on display. We even got to see a yellow bi-plane taxi to the runway!
Brian had a great surprise for Sam after the museum - he parked the car at the end of the runway and Sam had a (Sonic) picnic lunch in the back of the car while watching the planes take off and land. Brian and I ordered something from Sonic, too, but we didn't eat much of our lunch. While we were in the museum, Brian got a phone call from PlaneSmart, a company right there at Addison Airport that he had interviewed with a couple weeks prior and really,
liked. So he spent his lunchtime talking on the phone and I spent my lunchtime pacing back and forth, trying to figure out what they were talking about by watching Brian (from far away - totally pointless). By the time he was off the phone and filled me in on what was going on - an offer from PlaneSmart! - we were too hyped-up to eat much lunch or watch the airplanes so we headed home to plan an immediate, child-free celebration dinner-date.
And on Monday, Brian started work at his
, new job - and Addison it was!