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How I Make Friends

About six months ago, I told someone that I am shy, and the reaction of raised eyebrows, incredulous look, and guffaw, communicated that in no way did they believe my story. “No, seriously! I am!” “Kara!

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The Crashpad Debacle

Crashpads are the temporary homes that airline crew members live at when their actual homes and families are not close to their assigned domiciles.  Crashpads operate in the same vein as hostels, shared

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The Runaway

Have you ever been at funeral and the mood is serious and heart wrenching, and just at the most reverent moment, you were irreverently struck with the giggles or a coughing attack, turning you into the

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Are You Serious?!

The 4th of July. Instead of beach BBQs or volleyball, sun tanning, or fireworks, I spent a day on an airplane, and I met Santa Claus.  I never believed in Santa Claus as a child, and I was the one that

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Hookups, Hangovers, and Hostel Hell

I know my sweet Grandmother is a faithful reader of my blog, but because she reads so faithfully, I would suspect she’ll be reading this post, one in which simply the title may appall her dear soul.

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Why Be A Flight Attendant

I knew this job was never for me.  3am, Christmas morning, riding a shuttle to terminal four at LAX. Brain foggy, security lines, harsh terminal lighting, nothing

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A Blink Into Life Without Sight

The sing-song of chimes startled me awake. I rolled over, attempting to focus on the neon numbers shining from my iPod player. 3:15am. Ouch. Pulling myself out of bed, I walked over to my desk, and opened

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Plane Funny (and not so funny) Moments

It’s funny what people think being a flight attendant is like, and what it is actually like.  I’ve learned that the baggage flight attendant carries with it ranges from thoughts of our “glamorous

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