October 23, 2017

How the other half lives

On behalf of Bookworm, I’m re-posting Bookie’s journal of her latest travels.  Enjoy!

By Bookworm

I am doing something I’ve never done before — flying business class. This opportunity came about because Mr. Bookworm is masterful at finding credit cards that give points. So it is that I’ll be in the lap of luxury for the next however many hours it takes for us to get to Beijing.

I’m not even on the plane and I’m already enjoying the difference. Instead of being in the waiting area with the hoi poloi (i.e., me every other time I’ve flyed), I’m in the Singapore Air lounge. The chairs are comfortable, the drinks range from sodas to espressos to fine alcohol, the dainty snacks are delicious, the bathrooms are private and immaculate, and there are abundant electrical outlets. I’m going to have a hard time adjusting to my usual mode of travel which, of course, is like everyone else’s usual mode of travel[…]

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Unhyphenated American female, born and raised in the Empire State and who like most New Yorkers, in spite of being a registered Democrat, I voted for the candidate, not the party which meant voting often across party lines throughout the years. In 2008, coming to terms once and for all with the fact that Democrats and I had nothing in common, I left the liberal cesspool forever. Of course, I now have a grudge to settle after decades of being lied to and so I blog to right the wrongs and expose the lies.