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Home in the Frozen Land

Finally Back in Wisconsin Several readers have asked me to wrap up my Southwest saga, so here it is; we finally did make it back to Chicago Midway and then on to Wisconsin. Our flight on Southwest out of Houston … Continue reading

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Southwest Looses Our Luggage

Finally In Houston We finally arrived in Houston on Monday night, only to find that Southwest had lost one of our three checked pieces of luggage. My brother-in-law, Phil, picked us up at the airport and helped us set up delivery for our lost … Continue reading

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48 Hours to Houston

Our Southwest Journey continues… Last you heard we were waiting in the St. Louis airport for our delayed flight to Oklahoma City with final connection to Houston. The gate worker who told me to sit down, did eventually announce over … Continue reading

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Double Searched by the TSA

Rules of Modern Air Travel In the face of a 30 customer revolt, Southwest finally stepped up and took notice of our plight. The got us rooms for the night in St. Louis and flights for the next day. We … Continue reading

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How Southwest Does Christmas

Now I’ve Been To Oklahoma City! Our Christmas travel experience continued today, with a return to Midway in Chicago for our rescheduled flight to St. Louis, with a 25 minute window and two gate move on to Houston. We got … Continue reading

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A Night at the Holiday Inn Express

Traveling in Winter Here’s the inescapable truth – the order of descent into the travelers maelstrom begins with the word “delayed”. This was the plan – My family Christmas plan this year involved driving from our Wisconsin home down to Chicagoland for visits with both … Continue reading

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Advertising is Everywhere!

Tom’s Inescapable Truths Testing Students With Advertising? When school budgets get so tight that teachers have to sell advertising on their student quiz sheets and test papers to pay for the cost of paper and copy machine wear and tear, … Continue reading

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Black Friday Specials For Coins?

Black Friday Specials For Coins? Today is Black Friday, the day of great big, fabulous retail sales, the day that pushes big retail outlets like Walmart, Target, Best Buy and Amazon over from the red to the black of their … Continue reading

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Earth Day Fun

Earth Day Fun at Google Check out the great Earth Day image that Google has up today. I do enjoy seeing what new art Google comes up with for each passing Holiday. It’s always a nice little treat and a great … Continue reading

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The Grid Trumps the Internet

The Grid Beats the Internet The folks who brought us the Internet have been hard at work designing, constructing and linking together a new data transmital and processing network they have aptly named The Grid. The Grid will be faster, … Continue reading

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