Baby & Kid Stories

I was on a cruise for 7 days, and the last night we all decided to stay up all night and see the ship come in to port and watch the sun rise. When I finally got on the plane, expecting to sleep all the way home, the toddler behind me had different ideas. He […]


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Best Friends

October 24, 2007

in Baby & Kid Stories

I was on a non stop flight from Tampa to Toledo in a wide body L1011 I think they’re called. I was seated on the right end of the middle 5 seats, beside a family of 2 boys, an 8 year old girl, and their mother. As we’re taxiing to the runway, this little girl […]


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On a long, long flight from Amsterdam to Singapore about 10 years ago, I was seated next to a very pleasant Vietnamese woman who was going back to her native homeland for the first time in decades. With her was her 2 year old granddaughter. After about 45 minutes into the flight I noticed that […]


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I must preface this entire “flight from hell” with the fact that my outbound flight was an average, crappy-style flight. I was scheduled to arrive in Buffalo from Tampa at 8 or so pm. My layover – or should I say over night visit – was in Philadelphia. I did eventually arrive in Buffalo and […]


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