seat 16b(aby)

The baby is the longtime dreaded seat partner on an aircraft, with the growing exception of the massively obese person who hasn’t given themselves the courtesy of purchasing the seat block that their body necessitates. However, the unfortunate overweight partner can often justify a move to another seat, on the theory that a) you cannot […]


the badbye

To say it’s been a challenging year would be like calling a cucumber a pickle. Well, sort of. Anyway, my point is that I’m not all that surprised to have found myself driving across the country and through the middle of nowhere last weekend, for purposes of saying goodbye to a dying family member. The […]


Boeing’s 787 NightTerrorliner

I am one of many who, no doubt, have been affected by the worldwide grounding of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner.  I fully understand the decision and, no sarcasm intended, appreciate the airlines’ decisions to “postpone” the inauguration of certain routes relying solely on these aircraft.  But, like everything else in this world, the devil is in […]


F9 725

I travel a lot.  I love traveling.  A lot.  In fact, it’s my priority, second only to massive procreation to repopulate the world with semi-intellectual humans, but Project Ovary Overload hasn’t been launched yet.  Despite this love of travel, sometimes the act of coming and going gets tedious and even I suffer from the occasional […]