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Pre-Departure (Horrible) Review of the Air France Lounge: Houston (IAH) Airport!
Pre-Departure (Horrible) Review of the Air France Lounge: Houston (IAH) Airport!

Pre-Departure (Horrible) Review of the Air France Lounge: Houston (IAH) Airport!

After a good night’s sleep at the Marriott Houston (IAH) Airport, we slept in a bit before heading down to the buffet breakfast in the hotel’s restaurant. This airport hotel Marriott is very soundproof, especially being snack dab in the…

Flying home on New Year’s Eve and Day. Happy New Year 2024!
Flying home on New Year’s Eve and Day.  Happy New Year 2024!

Flying home on New Year’s Eve and Day. Happy New Year 2024!

(NOTE: It’s now January 28th and I’m currently in a Rehab Hospital in Orlando. This New Year’s Eve post was mostly written a while back and I’m just now posting it; which covers the end of our trip back from Singapore. I’m…

Amtrak’s Empire Builder: Seattle to Chicago!
Amtrak’s Empire Builder: Seattle to Chicago!

Amtrak’s Empire Builder: Seattle to Chicago!

After 3 days in Seattle, Steve (DOS) and I took Amtrak’s Empire Builder cross-country for 2 days from Seattle to Chicago. This was our second cross-country trek on Amtrak, with the first one being from Chicago to Emeryville on the…

Flying to Seattle and taking the Amtrak Empire Builder Train Back!
Flying to Seattle and taking the Amtrak Empire Builder Train Back!

Flying to Seattle and taking the Amtrak Empire Builder Train Back!

Steve (DOS) and I stayed at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport on Monday night, in anticipation of our flight to Seattle on Tuesday. While we used to only stay at the Hyatt Airport when we had an early flight, as…

Sailing back to Vancouver on the Crown Princess!
Sailing back to Vancouver on the Crown Princess!

Sailing back to Vancouver on the Crown Princess!

As everything in life (both good or bad: “This too shall Pass”) eventually comes to an end, so ends this 10 day Crown Princess cruise. We had a wonderful time, and it was so nice to finally complete the Alaska…

Pre-Vacation Work travels to Newark and Houston
Pre-Vacation Work travels to Newark and Houston

Pre-Vacation Work travels to Newark and Houston

Had a busy last couple of week with work travel.  After spending Mother’s Day weekend in Virginia visiting my family, I flew from Roanoke to New Jersey for the work week.As Roanoke is a small airport, I flew from Roanoke…

Welcome to Calgary!
Welcome to Calgary!

Welcome to Calgary!

After a busy work week in frigid Wisconsin, I flew up to Calgary, Canada, to meet up with Steve (DOS) and start our 10 day trip around the world to Singapore.  DOS got in Thursday afternoon from Sarasota (via Dallas)…

Weekend in Roanoke visiting Family
Weekend in Roanoke visiting Family

Weekend in Roanoke visiting Family

On Friday afternoon I finished up my work-week in Chicago, and flew nonstop to Roanoke on a United Express jet.  It was a nice flight, and quick too at just under two hours.  So quick in fact we arrived 25…

American Flight 191 Memorial site
American Flight 191 Memorial site

American Flight 191 Memorial site

I’m in Chicago this week on business, staying at the Hyatt in Rosement, which is close to O’Hare International Airport.  So close in fact, planes roar right over the hotel, and you can see them lining up for landing in…

Party week in San Diego
Party week in San Diego

Party week in San Diego

It’s Thursday night as I write this, and am packing up and heading home to get some sleep before taking  my early 6:20am flight in the morning to Phoenix and connecting to Orlando at 8:55am.  I’ve been in San Diego…