Monthly Archives: December 2008

Cab Driver from the airport – New York Trip

Paul was a cab driver in New York when he was in school.  It was fascinating to watch how quickly he connected with the drivers.  Our cab driver from Islip to Port Jefferson told us about Long Island.  He said was … Continue reading

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Exit Row Questions – New York Trip

This time when the stewardess came around to ask about the emergency exits, Paul was ready for her with questions… 1.  What would happen in case he became incapacitated to do the job? 2.  What if he decided not to … Continue reading

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Landing in Chicago – New York Trip

I had never seen Chicago or the Great Lakes before.  From the air the land around Chicago was blanketed with white snow and ice.  It looked like a large glazier for as far as the eye could see.  Blankets of … Continue reading

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Paul in the Sky

The Southwest Airline attendant came by to ask about our willingness and aility to handle the emergency exit door of the aircraft.  She also asked if we had any questions.  We all said no.  Two hours later we awoke just … Continue reading

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New York Trip Continues

Paul arrived at the waiting area after have parked the car.  When we were finally able to check our bags, my bag was 49.5 pounds!  There was lots of room in the plane.  Paul sat by the exit so he could … Continue reading

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New York Trip Continues

….I grabbed my suicase (seemed heavy) and ran out the door.  One and a half hours later we were at the Austin Airport.  Paul drove straight there as we were afraid of the hour wait to check in and the … Continue reading

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New York Trip begins

The alarm rang at 2:00 am and we jumped out of bed.  I felt great and in control, jumped into the clothes that I had carefully laid out, gathered the remainder of my list and packed them.  Paul is running … Continue reading

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Trip to New York

Midnight…Paul is aspleep.  I have just finished gathering clothes for the trip….trying to think through colors, combinations, and weights.  He has set the alarm for 2:00 am thinking we will wake, pack, dress and exit by 2:30 am.  My brain … Continue reading

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