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Finding Your Balance

  You had plans. …and then you got stuck in Oakland. In Oslo. In Omaha, Nebraska. Weather. Aircraft swap. Maintenance. Flow. Crew rest. Staffing insufficiencies. Reflowed. Repositioned. Everything

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What Home Is | What Home Isn’t

  In this generation, many travel frequently for work, or exist in the realm of “freelancing”—not being tied to a location. Subsequently, due to the nature of the economy and our desires

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Finding Your Way Home: How Flight Attendants Stay Grounded

A typical conversation between long-distance flight attendant friends: “Wait, I thought you were in Texas.” “Nope, Milwaukee to Houston and then to Monterrey, Mexico. Where are you today,

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Home Is Where The Hotdish Is: Tales From Wisconsin

I am sitting bundled in the back seat, one dog draped across my lap and another leaning against me. The three of us (My boyfriend Tim and his dad John) are driving up a winding county road on our way

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How to Survive Your First Year As A Flight Attendant

Your uniform has been fitted. Your wings have been pinned. You have been assigned a domicile and a giant manual full of rules and the flight benefits are starting to roll in. Welcome to your first year

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Maybe You Should Get A Goldfish

Today, I caught myself smiling as I looked at Real Simple.  The colorful magazine spread was telling me how I should decorate.  Decorate a house.  Yeah.  True story.  This girl, excited about nesting?

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It Feels So Good To Be Home

She said she would leave the door open for me.  I walk into the familiar sound of Jackson’s four year old voice, as I quietly enter.  Stella, the yellow lab that is the “third blonde sister”

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Your Life In A Crash Pad

I’m a firm believer that no one should claim permanent residency at a hostel.  It’s just not a home.  Same with a flight attendant crash pad.  It’s just not normal to only live at

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A British Holiday & What I’m Learning About The Travel Life

When the subject of travel and destination visits arise, I surprise most when I mention that I have never been to London.  That was until a few weeks ago when I went to visit Hilary, a summer camp and

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Flight Attendants Living In Hawaii (As Snapped by Instagram)

Since first being employed as a flight attendant, I have loved my job.  Obviously, there are elements that I despise and would rather avoid, like airplane lavatories and grumpy pants passengers, but overall,

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