Where to start?

Today, on a flight from DC to Denver, I had the good luck to be upgraded to first class. I’m a frequent traveler, with points and status. But still, upgrades are rare and I’m too practical (or cheap) to pay for first class. So today I stood confidently in the first class boarding line, savored the microwaved egg omelet, and happily washed with the hot towel that smells like bleach, reveling in the idea that I must be an important traveler. In reality, I just got lucky, won the airline booking lottery. Just yesterday I was sitting in seat 28B, a middle seat, with a very large, overweight man on my right, keeping me pinned against the arm rest on my left. Ah, but today, I am king, seat 1A. Stewardess, please bring me Continue reading “Where to start?”