Batter Up! (And Hope Mom  Survives)

May 20, 2024

If my math is correct (which it usually isn’t), I spent about one third of my life as a Baseball Mom.  I can’t say this was ever my plan.  I always liked baseball well enough, but if someone told me…

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Learning the Lingo

March 29, 2024

On a recent trip, my podcast co-host, Julie, and I were waiting in line to board a Southwest Airlines flight when she received a text message from her 16-year-old daughter.  Julie asked her daughter to do something, and she received…

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Traveling by airplane sucks

May 11, 2023

Last week, I flew from Austin to New York City. From there, I flew to Los Angeles. After that, I flew back to Austin and repacked to fly to Miami then back again. I saw every corner of America except…

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I’m Alive!!!

February 9, 2023

Yes, I made it.  I’ve intentionally waited all these days to post something to keep you all in suspense.  It’s not often someone writes a blog post from inside an airplane in peril so for those of you who really…

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The Best Laid Plans

January 1, 2023

The Best Laid Plans I’m sitting in Seat 13E enroute (originally) from London to Austin which is now diverted back to London about four hours into the flight. What makes this disconcerting aside from the obvious fact that anytime the…

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