Globe with the words Around the Pattern cured around the top half.

Ramblings about flying for fun and profit


  • Flying to Asia Again

    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…

  • On the Airway Again

    I’m out on another trip in the far, far west. This one is a 6-day jaunt with three layovers. I was just about to leave my commute hotel room for my check-in when I got a call from scheduling. Just a 3-hour delay in the departure time. OK, so much for trying to pre-plan my…