We must begin to pay closer attention to our natural laws, such as cause and effect. It's nipping at our heels while showing it doesn't discriminate. We'll all fall victim even if we didn't contribute because we did nothing to change our course. Sow love, reap love...
Heads up! Choice hotels sent notice that my rewards points are set expire. I hate to lose anything so it sent me into a panic. OK, I'm exaggerating. I have options and if you find yourself in this position you do too. If you've accumulated a few points (1000 or more) but aren't looking to... Continue Reading →
"Thank you for flying, United," I said to every one of the passengers as they deplaned onto the jet bridge leading into LAX, Los Angeles's bustling airport. Before deplaning the Airbus 320, an elderly couple stopped in front of me and the wife said, "It's disgraceful that you have taken us out of our way.... Continue Reading →
but finding your way around George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby (HOU) Airports in Houston is not one. Houston airport System (Fly2Houston) will be the first in the world to offer way-finding, turn-by-turn, technology and for some travelers, the best news is no new APP is required. Once the traveler enters one... Continue Reading →
In business, as in sports, sometimes you must go around an obstacle to achieve your goal. According to NY Amsterdam News that is exactly what the black owned and operated Caribbean-based start-up airline did to finish in the black, this year. While all of the major airlines in the Caribbean are losing money, and carrying... Continue Reading →
See what I did there. Heh, heh. For those who don't know - I live and work here in the Atlanta Metro. So, from time to time Oh, Stewardess will feature travel news reports as it relates to the world's busiest airport Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and our hometown airline, the sometime customer-service challenged, PR... Continue Reading →
Unless there was a new Executive Order or U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao ordered a change in US Federal Aviation Regulations, the answer is YES. U.S. FAR 121.311 indicates: "A child who has reached their second birthday must occupy a seat with a separate seat belt properly secured about them for TAXI, TAKEOFF and LANDING."... Continue Reading →
It's hard to speak objectively about an intimate relationship once you're out of it. And I was in one with United Airlines for about 8 years. When my supervisor pinned my wings, I don't think I was more honored to join an organization. By 2012, two years after the merger with Continental Airlines, the culture... Continue Reading →
Letting my oven do the traveling this weekend with this sweet treat via @koolkosherkitchen.wordpress.com –
Napoleon invaded Russia and lost. Embarrassed and frustrated, he declared that it wasn’t the Russian generals who had defeated the hitherto victorious French army, but General Frost – the harsh Russian winter.
Some of the non-military, auxiliary French personnel decided not to risk frostbites or even death, and to remain in Russia. A barber is a barber, they figured, and a French chef is always a French chef, and a whiff of civilization will only benefit the Russian bear. The bear proved quite appreciative, and a French chef Marie-Antoine Carême got a coveted position at the emperor’s court – the Russian emperor’s, Tzar Alexander I The Blessed.
The Tzar ordered his new chef to create a dessert that would be definitively and recognizably not French. The chef encountered a problem: there was no flour left in the royal pantry. “Don’t be silly, – advised his sous chef, also French, – make…
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It was the last leg of a 3-day flight assignment and during lunch I bit down on something and ended up with a cracked tooth. My misfortune turned into a learning experience because my flying partner told me La Guardia Airport (LGA) in New York has a dentist on premise. When I deplaned, you guessed it;... Continue Reading →