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Don’t Get Attached

“Hey, Alex! It’s Karalee…or Kara.” I pause for a second before continuing my ‘cold-call.’ “I’m on your trip tomorrow…” I transform my statement into a question by the slight intonation

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And It Sinks In…

“…I’m not going back to the cape, hat, and red leather gloves.” I closed my eyes; the Mercedes rocking my head side-to-side as the

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Because It’s Your Dream…

You’ve always wanted to be a flight attendant. You remember your first flight and being mesmerized by the dazzling smile of a bubbly cabin attendant.

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The 4 Percent: Practicing An Attitude Of Thankfulness In Flight Attendant Life

It’s November, a month where we typically take time to reflect on what we are grateful for in our lives. Americans especially do this because of the Thanksgiving

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A Multi-Cultural And Mixed Existence: International Flight Attendant Life

I looked around the breakfast table that had become considerably larger over the hour. There was one Portuguese, one Swiss, one Swedish, one Norwegian, one Italian, and one British pilot discussing a recent

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Knowing What You Need

I didn’t need Bali or Thailand or Australia this week.  I didn’t need more hours on airplanes, flying standby, or waiting in airports.  I didn’t need nights going out, or added disruptions

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From Cabin To Cockpit

I’ve started another project, because of course, I need one more thing to do (sarcasm).  I’m beginning the process of becoming a pilot, which seems partly strange, as one of the statements

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