Daily Archives: October 23, 2008

Tired Airline Pilots And Human Error

There are plenty of jobs I would suck at, and in a few cases I’ve had a chance to prove it. I’m completely certain that no amount of training could overcome my total lack of fitness to be an airline pilot.

I’m absent-minded, easily distracted and prone to yelling at the navigator. I have no sense of direction. I’m afraid of heights. I would be a disaster.

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Talking Politics In Foreign Climes

Americans traveling abroad are getting hammered with questions about the presidential election, according to USA Today.

I believe it. The article deals with business travelers, but the same thing happens to leisure travelers. The husband and I had a long, and fortunately cordial, discussion about the election with a Canadian couple on our recent cruise.

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