January 2010

photo credit: caribb Airlines have become stingier with air travel awards in the past year or so now requiring up to 50,000 miles for domestic round-trip ticket.  When I started flying for business the standard was 20 or 25 thousand.  To make it even harder to get a ticket expiration dates were shortened from an […]

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photo credit: United Nations Photo It’s been a little over a week since the massive earthquake struck Haiti causing massive devastation and tens of thousands of deaths.  Earlier this week I noted the overwhelmingly positive response and many posts about how to help.  However the reactions of a few have made me crazy. Several conservatives […]

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Every Sunday morning I get a special treat.  Not sure what you’re thinking but it’s a Starbucks latte.  Usually a venti cinnamon dolce (skinny style) but sometimes I change the syrup flavor to mix it up. (For those five people who don’t speak Starbucks, venti means large and skinny means sugar-free syrup and fat-free milk.) […]

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 In a few short days two earthquakes hit.  One, 6.5 magnitude, in Northern California and the second, 7.0 magnitude, in Haiti.  The first one had minor damages and no injuries.  The second has devastated a major city and killed up to 50,000 people with many more injured. What’s the difference?  One happened in the richest […]

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Mr. Boomer and I ran an errand last week and stopped at McDonald’s on the way back for lunch.  He is a big fan of their fish filet sandwich and there’s a special promotion or these on Fridays.  (For the record, I had a salad.)  When ordering, I asked the person taking my order what […]

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