Why Opt-Out Day went bust, and why...

30th Nov, 2010

– Folks, forgive me for writing about the TSA yet again. I promise, I’ll get back to blathering on about all the stuff you love to hear, but I wanted…

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10 pictures from Seattle’s snOMG...

29th Nov, 2010

Last week, it snowed in Seattle. It’s not a common occurrence here. We are accustomed to our precipitation in a more thawed form. The city is simply unequipped to handle…

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The week in travel, TSA edition: Nov....

24th Nov, 2010

I need to get cracking, folks – Seattle is under a heap of snow, the roads are iced over, and I need to bake about a bazillion pies in anticipation…

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20 (semi-travel-related) things for...

Having spent the last few days whining (yes, I admitted it) about the injustices that the TSA has committed against law-abiding U.S. citizens, I thought I’d switch gears today and…

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My experience with the new TSA...

22nd Nov, 2010

When I was 15, I had my first boyfriend. On our first date, he took me out to dinner; we had pasta alfredo and milkshakes. It was quite sweet. We…

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The week in travel: November 18, 2010

19th Nov, 2010

The blog’s been a little slow this week, folks, and my apologies for that. I blame the Seattle weather, which currently resembles the inside of my washer when the cycle…

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TSA X-ray pics too racy for Facebook

18th Nov, 2010

Earlier this week, I started the Facebook Group Say No to Full-Body Airport Scanners. I found this picture online, and decided to use it as the group’s profile pic. Since…

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WTF Wednesday: My family is trying to...

17th Nov, 2010

I love my family. And I’m fairly convinced that at least some of them love me. Nevertheless, it seems that several of them are trying to kill me, or, at…

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Salem, MA: Home of the Witch Trials

16th Nov, 2010

– Ah, folks, it’s that time of year again … the leaves are changing, there’s a chill in the air, and one of my favorite holidays is just around the…

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