Tag Archives: air travel

Travel Interrupted

Two weeks ago, I left Hartford’s Bradley Airport (BDL) for a 9-day journey. Sorry if that sentence (or this apology) sticks the Gilligan’s Island theme in your head. Unlike those castaways, my trip was cut short by a snowstorm. It … Continue reading

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I Have the Power

Power is a strange little commodity. Some people have the power to affect large enterprises and hundreds of thousands of people, yet they channel that power through myriad levels of delegates. At the other end of the spectrum are those … Continue reading

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Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum and More Fees

If we were having a beer, you would start out by asking me about my recent trip. “Hey, the traveling man is back. So, Ricky, given that you were in New Orleans all week, do you even want a beer?” … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Free

“The bag is free, but there’s a $2 charge” That was the response from the Jet Blue curbside check-in guy when I asked about the fee associated with my “free” checked bag. The more annoying part of this was that … Continue reading

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If we were having a beer – Florida Vacation

“Cheryl, vacation boy is going to be buying the first round. I’ll have a glass of Meomi and, well, you know his choice.” “Oh, a little snarky, as if I’m boring, even though you drink the same wine all the … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Time

“We have now entered the phase of chug it or chuck it“ The flight attendants on Southwest always try to make their instructions and announcements a little more fun than the larger stuffy airlines. This was our flight attendant’s way … Continue reading

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Close the Door – Open Your Mind

I was on the road this past week. Not the whole week, but a good-sized chunk of it. It was one of those travel things that I do that involves meetings during the day and social functions in the evening. … Continue reading

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