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Dear American Airlines / Jonathan Miles

Life has not gone quite as Bennie Ford has expected.  At age fifty-three, divorced and caregiving for his mother following her stroke, he finds himself stranded in the purgatory of O’Hare International Airport, with his flight to California cancelled.  320 more words

Book Review

Ma cherie amour

In the five weeks or so since I last wrote, Arsenal have been just about golden. They are alive in every competition. They’ve won every Premier League match they played, won their sole English Football League cup match, sit at the top of Champions League Group A. 512 more words


Chicago O'Hare Airport Review

I haven’t written in a while, and I’ve been wanting to do a series on airports and hotels I’ve stayed at, giving pros and cons, and maybe a little insider knowledge. 623 more words

Flight Attendant

... And We're Off!

What a whirlwind the last few months have been to reach today! Allow me to share some advice: never work up until the day before your international adventure. 504 more words


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