airline flying

Enroute to Japan Again

May 24, 2008

My overnight in the U.S. was a quick one. Some work on the computer, a nice dinner and then a short 12-hour nap. Boy, did I need that. But now we’re back in Japan again. The flight was fairly routine and 11:38 gate to gate, just 21 minutes longer than the westbound crossing thanks to […]

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Shanghai and Back

May 20, 2008

The second leg of our trip was a soggy night flight from Tokyo to Shanghai. Typhoon Halong was moving from it’s visit in the Philippines toward Japan. The outer edges of the storms were approaching our area and the clouds were building and turning darker as we rode the bus to the airport. After we […]

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Time Flies

May 12, 2008

I can’t believe it has been over a week since my post at the beginning of my last airline trip. I never did catch up on my sleep on that one. It’s amazing how much energy gets drained with too little sleep and days on the wrong side of the clock. The Asia trip went […]

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Flying to Asia Again

May 4, 2008

It’s amazing that you can become so familiar with a place so far from home. I guess at this point in my career, familiarity is a good thing. I’ve taken the tours I want to do, now layover time is spent trying to catch up on sleep, getting some exercise and using the computer and […]

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A Nice Short Flight

April 23, 2008

Today was a nice day. One of those days that almost cancel out the ones where you are tearing your hair out and wonder why you didn’t take up some other profession. The weather wasn’t great, but the overall experience was really enjoyable. I woke up at 3 am with a wake-up call scheduled at […]

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