Category Archives: Aviation

TSA "Black Diamond" dumbness

Despite how obnoxious they make the airport security experience, I try extremely hard to give the Transportation Security Administration a fair shake–I remind myself they’re mostly normal people who get searched when they fly just like the rest of us, I read their well-written and mostly credible propaganda blog, and I sit on my rants [...]

All new airline snafu

I flew back to Seattle this year for Independence Day on Continental Airlines. When I went to check in online for my return flight, the web site told me it was having trouble checking me in, but that I should go to the airport to have them help me out. So I had Jennifer drop [...]