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The Torture of a Middle Seat and So Much More

As a long-time, frequent flier, I can admit I have a very different view of travel than I did as a college student heading to spring break in California for my first big trip without the family. On that trip, I was so excited to be on the plane, I am a long way past it. And […]

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What Makes a Crowd of Southwest Airlines Employees Get Loud? 

This evening as I headed home, I assumed it would be a quiet day on planes and in airports. But I have never been in a gate where the crowd was so loud! And everyone had on near matching shirts so I asked a girl named Erika who had on her Southwest nametag, why there […]

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If the iPod Classic is Old School, What’s the Discman?

This week as I was settling into a Southwest flight to Washington D.C., I got on early enough to nab the aisle seat in an exit row. With as much as I travel, I have a routine that I go through when I get on a flight and I started going through that. I was […]

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Why should I get TSA pre-check status? Why not?

I have to say, this is a question I have been pondering for a while. I finally made the decision that I think is right for me (I have applied for pre-check) but since a few people have asked me about it, I thought I’d write a post on the topic. There are a few […]

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Flight Delays Mean 12 Hours of Going Nowhere but Home

More than once on Friday people pointed out that is was the 13th. There was some idea this number held some power for me, but it seems the number 12 has some significance for me. This morning I got up earlier than normal. I got out of bed with a bit of a spring in […]

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The Latest Round of Rumors -- Security Precautions

The Latest Round of Rumors — Security Precautions

I’m one of those people others consider a road warrior.  I travel routinely.  I relish the adventures and find ways to enjoy  business travel whenever possible.  I travel enough that I get the free upgrades, don’t pay to check luggage, and can use the expedited security lines in Memphis (my primary airport).  Because it’s so […]

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