Tommy Stafford has been a general aviation airplane and helicopter pilot for over 20 years. My wife (Yvette) and I are former television reporters. I worked in both affiliate local markets and the networks. Much of my work was seen in the 90's and early 2000's on The Weather Channel, CNN, and NBC. I was a freelance reporter covering severe storms and tornados in the mid-south live via satellite from the scene.We now live in the Rockfish Valley of Virginia near Wintergreen. We publish Blue Ridge Life Magazine monthly.