Ruminations on Malaysia Airlines Flight...

12th Mar, 2014

I’ve been thinking a lot about¬†Malaysia Airlines flight 370¬†which went missing days ago. I suppose everyone has. It’s strange and sad, and right now it’s an open-ended mystery, which I…

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2013, Revisited: Self-Portraits on...

9th Jan, 2014

– I know, I know. I already recapped 2013 with a bunch of nauseating photos of me and my husband, making out in various locations around the world. And many…

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The TSA Almost Confiscated My Souvenirs....

7th Jan, 2014

This post was almost about macaronuts (which is, for those of you who are unfamiliar, a French macaron that is batter dipped and fried, like a doughnut. I whispered sweet…

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My Bathroom Reveals That Jet Lag =...

16th Jun, 2013

Observation: being jet lagged isn’t that radically different from being drunk. Your short term memory suffers, you find yourself in dire need of a sandwich and a shower (and briefly…

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Exploring the Outer Reef, Part 1: The...

21st May, 2013

– The other day, I botched a batch of homemade cookies that I had been making for get-together with friends (or maybe my intent was just to sit in front…

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How a Flight Attendant Restored My Faith...

19th Mar, 2013

I have a confession of sorts. It might be that last week, Rand and I zipped back to Europe, and went to Dublin for the second time in six months,…

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Alaska Airlines, Your Legroom is Wasted...

29th Nov, 2012

– Dear Alaska Airlines, Hi! It’s me, Geraldine. You might remember me from such notable trips as AA Flight #476, Seattle to L.A. (the one that was so bumpy, NO…

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The Ten Commandments of Air Travel

18th Sep, 2012

(This is no doubt going to piss some people off. Oh, well. Isn’t that what Tuesdays are for?) I’ve adhered to many of these rules for a while now, and…

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WTF Weds: First Class Cat

12th Sep, 2012

– Growing up, we had a cat. You know what? That statement isn’t quite accurate. We actually had several cats. But there was one cat that sort of stood out…

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