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A Pilot’s Words of Wisdom

On the flight home last night, a pilot sat in my adjoining seat.  While I wanted to take advantage of this and ask him for all of his ‘cockpit secrets,’ I waited until just about the end of the flight before I asked him this solitary question: “What one thing would you like to say…

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How Things Have Changed

I received this email today from Continental Airlines congratulating me on my 19 years as a One-Pass member. It’s hard to believe that I’ve been flying around the world for that long.  And actually, Continental was not the first airline I flew.  I started with United about 22 years ago when I lived a few…

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Smart Women Travelers … a pearl revealed in each and every trip

What is a Pearl? A smooth, rounded bead formed within the shells of certain mollusks and composed of the mineral aragonite or calcite, deposited in concentric layers as a protective coating around an irritating foreign object; valued as a gem when lustrous and finely colored.  Frequent business travel can be that irritating foreign object when…

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