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My View For A While: Parental Edition

Off I go for a brief southern sojourn.  But first, the joy of airports at Zero Dark Thirty and cramped flights.

Did I mention “cramped”?

Delta’s definition of “comfort” differs from that which most of us understand.

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My View For Awhile: Heading Home Edition

Now that I’m over my jet lag it’s time to head westward.

We are almost finished boarding and two seats are open by me.

It’s going to be a long one this time, longer than usual.  There must be fierce headwinds.  Sigh. … Continue reading

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UPDATE Road Warrior Tips: Cheaper data abroad (KeepGo) and soft landings

UPDATE 7 October 2016
Some of you have availed yourselves of getting a KeepGo through the link I provided, below.   Thanks!  I have received some additional data. HERE
I was very satisfied with how my KeepGo kept me connected in both Rome and … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Manhattan Edition

I’m off to NYC to meet some friends and have a couple of days of R&R before continuing on my way to Rome for the pilgrimage.

So far it’s a typical Delta experience: flight delayed. At least I don’t have a … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Meandering to Roma – Part 2

The journey continues after a sojourn in New York. This morning I sought something for a friend in Rome because is what we long time expats do for each other. Did you know that there was vanilla mint … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile

Not quite fully rested or completely without traces of the crud I picked up in Roma, but more or less shipshape.

On the way in, an interesting view.

UPDATE:
Hot sour soup and platitude.

Alas the place has slipped a bit, though lunch isn’t … Continue reading

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My View For A While

Ah! the distinction, the allure, the romance, the prestige of travel.
If you are ever flying through Rome – Terminal 5 would make certain people from the 1930’s proud – and you are tempted to get a day pass for the … Continue reading

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My View For A While

I’ll be off to Rome in a bit. I ran into a pair of becassocked clerics who greeted me. One if them is going to Rome for the first time.

UPDATE:
The is a dog… at least one dog on board.
I … Continue reading

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My view for a while

On the road.

I feel sort of human. The antibiotics may be helping.
Fairly short flights today and everything seems to be on time.
None of Pres. Obama’s artificial, inflicted, political flight delays … yet.
Yes, this is the book.
UPDATE:
Part II:

What fun. Blech.
Still feeling … Continue reading

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My view for a while

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