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Friendly Skies?

Getting prepared to travel for the holidays is a daunting task.  It’s not just the packing, but its deciding what to pack, how to pack, my destination, how long I’ll be gone, the paper work I need to fill out before I even get to the airport, the lines for boarding, and…oh yes, I forgot,… Continue reading Friendly Skies?

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Birds Fly Free

On a morning dog walk this week I was reminded of the freedom our feathered friends enjoy. Near the Parroquia, a vendor throws corn out each morning feeding the pigeons roosting on ledges and roofs of nearby buildings. It is a routine they know and expect, and the feeder seems to find joy in his… Continue reading Birds Fly Free

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A Chirping Convention? Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge

  For CEO’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge this week, I pulled up several pictures of birds. We are not talking about a couple of birds, but rather 10’s of birds. I didn’t count them, not certain I could get past 40, but they were everywhere. I came out of a store at dusk and they… Continue reading A Chirping Convention? Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge

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Airplanes Give New Meaning to the Words “Get on Top of Me”

Originally posted on Life in the Boomer Lane:
? Last year, airplane manufacturer Airbus filed an amusing patent for two-story seating in its wide-body aircraft. The patent, presented in a proposal titled “Passenger Arrangement for Vehicles,” shows a mezzanine level of seats reachable by steps. Second-story passengers sit right above those on the floor below. According to Airbus, “Passenger…