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CHILLAX: Labor day weekend getaway

Chillax… As in Chicago Relax. ;)

I keep juggling on what language to use for this blog. It’s becoming to look like ‘gado-gado’ (an Indonesian delicacy that translated roughly to mix-mix in English) and it annoys me (not the food). 716 more words


The first surprise

My first chuckle came after visiting the bathrooms at Chicago O’Hare airport, thanks to a toilet seat cover operated by a button.

In my defence, I would probably have found a regular toilet seat funny after a 9 hour flight on my own.


Kauai: Day 1

Wendy’s sister, Becky, and her husband Court have a time share in Kauai. They invited Wendy and me to join them and their daughter Lydia for a few days in paradise this fall. 641 more words


O’Hare Finally Gets TSA PreCheck Enrollment Center

CHICAGO (CBS) — One of the nation’s busiest airports finally has a TSA PreCheck Enrollment Center open.

The newly opened center at O’Hare International Airport is in the baggage claim area on the lower level of Terminal 1, which serves United Airlines, according to a statement from the Transportation Security Administration. 242 more words


Zen Center Retreat - Day 1, Arrival

The flight from Kalamazoo to Chicago only takes 30 minutes. I’ve never flown in a plane so small. Walking down the aisle to reach my seat is an effort of contortion, but the one long row of seats on my side is comfortable in its elbow-roominess. 1,462 more words


O’Hare Night Jet Noise Draws 80 Percent Increase In Complainants

CHICAGO (CBS) — The number of people complaining about night O’Hare Airport jet noise jumped more than 80 percent after the first month of a test program to spread out the impact of night flights. 699 more words


Stuck in Two Different Countries With a Burst Appendix

“This pain is unbearable. I feel like little monsters are stabbing the right side of my stomach and there’s nothing I can do about it!!!!” 2,266 more words