Ya' know fellers, I have
walked around this thing umpteen times and kicked the
tires and slammed the doors and this is what I have come
When someone comes to the
List with a request for help fettling his planes or
whatever we can give our two-bits for what it's worth,
but in the final analysis it is this feller's time,
money and his planes.
He can listen to all the
free advice and then he can do as he damn well pleases.
Because the truth of the matter is all we got is
opinions - well-intentioned as they may be.
We also hit on how people
learn, which is a topic which will confuse the most
learned among us! But, I have observed that people
learn in all different ways. Some look at
perfection and can emulate it right off. Others
must take a physical object and turn it around and take
it apart and try this thing and that until they have an
Still others got to have
the directions written out and they must follow them
step by step by step, never missing a beat and they hope
that when they are done the directions were correct and
that they understood them correctly!
learn best by watching a thing done by someone else and
can go back and do the same work.
The point being that we all
got our own learning style, we all got differing amounts
of free time, we have differing amounts of disposable
income. They ain't no right answer to this here
quandary we have talked ourselves into!
I say let the young man sit
the Porch and chew the fat with some of you more
wizened souls and then send him on his way with our
blessing with the promise that he comes back to the
Porch and tells us what he's learned!
Paul in Normal