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Planes, trains and automobiles.

Flight WS702 from Vancouver to Toronto (Part 2)

I have been sitting next to a 17-year-old kid who is proving to be very low maintenance as far as being a seat mate is concerned.  Being a product of his time and generation, he has been plugged into his … Continue reading

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Flight WS702 from Vancouver to Toronto (Part 1)

We’re on our way home now after an exhausting but fun 72 hours of herding athletes, parents, grumpy brides and injured birds at the bike mount line for the Burnaby SunRype Tri-Kids triathlon. Fortunately, we have some extra leg room … Continue reading

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Flight WS703 from Toronto to Vancouver (Part 2)

I got approximately an hour’s kip here and now I’m snacking on my complimentary pretzels and biscuits and, hopefully, get through a few more chapters of my book (The Age of Daredevils by Michael Clarkson).  Also, what’s a domestic trip … Continue reading

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Flight WS703 from Toronto to Vancouver (Part 1)

After four hours of sleep, Kelly and I were up and on our way to Pearson International Airport to head out to Burnaby Lake, British Columbia to crew the second race of the SunRype Tri-Kids triathlon series.  Needless to say … Continue reading

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Flight UA5208 from Chicago to Buffalo

I’m on my last leg home.  One more hour and I’ll land in Buffalo and then it’s only a 25 minute drive home to my girls, my cats and my EZ-Boy for the remainder of the weekend.  Can you tell … Continue reading

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Flight UA625 from San Antonio to Chicago (Part 2)

So far this has been the longest flight of my life.  This “three hour tour” makes the infamously fated voyage of the S.S. Minnow  seem like a mellow cruise through Disney’s Jungle Cruise.  I don’t have any more Texas-specific inspired … Continue reading

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Flight UA625 from San Antonio to Chicago (Part 1)

I’m finally airborne and heading home after two weeks of being away from home which, in my opinion, is far too long to be away from family.  Sadly, the directions for “Salida” in front of me are not for the … Continue reading

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