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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Everything You Need to Know About the...

16th May, 2012

– I am not a gambler. Should there be any doubts of this, note that I was in Vegas for two whole days and the greatest risk I took in…

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Italian T.S.A. – no longer a...

8th Apr, 2011

– You know that old joke about heaven and hell? How in heaven, the police are British, the engineers are German, the cooks are Italian, the lovers are French? And…

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Dick Move, TSA (R.I.P. Rand’s...

16th Feb, 2011

– I’d like to take a few moments to remember, with extreme fondness, Rand’s dear departed laptop. It traveled with us across the globe. It never made weird sounds, it…

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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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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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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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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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Hate full body scanners? Here’s 10...

9th Nov, 2010

I feel badly. Yesterday I sufficiently freaked a lot of people out (I mean a lot of people. Thanks to everyone who retweeted the article) when I wrote about the…

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