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Nov 7, 19, 1:31 pm
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I was a unionized employee for a good part of my...

I was a unionized employee for a good part of my career. I had a significant sum deducted from my pay for union dues, yet I did not get what I wanted in return: job security and advancement...
Nov 5, 19, 6:45 pm
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Views: 1,353
Posted By IHBvet93

On my last trip, I carried a soft-sided backpack...

On my last trip, I carried a soft-sided backpack of about the same dimensions as your duffel. I didn't encounter any DL employee enforcing bag sizes.

On MDW-DTW, which was a CRJ-type regional jet,...
Oct 29, 19, 11:11 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,203
Posted By IHBvet93

This is part of the reason for me I'm staying...

This is part of the reason for me I'm staying with internal-combustion cars, in that there is still environmental impact from charging electric vehicles. What I do is walk, bike, and use public...
Oct 29, 19, 10:07 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,614
Posted By IHBvet93

In addition to my own water bottle, on my last...

In addition to my own water bottle, on my last trip I brought a leakproof, packable mug.

Every morning at the bed & breakfast, I filled my mug with tea or another hot beverage to bring for each...
Oct 17, 19, 2:22 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,228
Posted By IHBvet93

Is it this? Chord Overstreet "Hold On": ...

Is it this? Chord Overstreet "Hold On":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0sxc2jIYD0
Oct 3, 19, 12:32 pm
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Posted By IHBvet93

Was witness to and a nominal participant in a...

Was witness to and a nominal participant in a possible DYKWIA. Maybe it was more like anxiety; you be the judge.

I was waiting to board a DL flight at LHR for DTW. The crew were talking to a...
Sep 21, 19, 2:51 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 7,254
Posted By IHBvet93

I am blessed to not be prone to motion sickness. ...

I am blessed to not be prone to motion sickness.

I got a case of food poisoning a few days before I was due to go home from England. I stayed in my room for a day, which was much better than...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 3, 19, 1:15 pm
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Views: 7,017
Posted By IHBvet93

Two so far: Washington, D.C. London

Two so far:

Washington, D.C.
London
Aug 23, 19, 6:50 pm
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Views: 16,703
Posted By IHBvet93

Not to stray too far off-topic, but if F pax...

Not to stray too far off-topic, but if F pax board first, it would be good if everyone else aft of them weren't boarding through the first-class cabin. Why not have a second jetbridge to load toward...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 18, 19, 6:52 pm
Replies: 302
Views: 48,444
Posted By IHBvet93

My list pales in comparison, though it's a start:...

My list pales in comparison, though it's a start:

Chicago (MDW): Northwest and Delta
Minneapolis (MSP): Northwest
Detroit Metro (DTW): Delta
London Gatwick (LGW): Northwest
London Heathrow...
Aug 15, 19, 3:43 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By IHBvet93

Here's what to expect, at least how it was DTW-LHR October 2018.

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Aug 5, 19, 9:35 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,400
Posted By IHBvet93

A man I've known for a few years graduated from...

A man I've known for a few years graduated from Rose Hulman around five years ago. He works for a railroad company, so if your son is keen on that as a career direction, I might be able to arrange an...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 1, 19, 3:09 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,232
Posted By IHBvet93

England

England
Aug 1, 19, 2:22 pm
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Views: 12,749
Posted By IHBvet93

Shortly after departure from DTW on DL 16 to LHR 10/9/18

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Jul 26, 19, 3:18 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,102
Posted By IHBvet93

I hope two things: Any and all carry-on...

I hope two things:

Any and all carry-on luggage was stowed in direct vicinity of each pax's seat.
The group wasn't flying BE, and didn't further take advantage of early boarding to poach seats...
Jul 22, 19, 12:20 pm
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Views: 7,167
Posted By IHBvet93

Speaking of packing light, something to consider...

Speaking of packing light, something to consider is sending things home via USPS/FedEx/UPS. On my trip to England last year, I packed more than (in retrospect) I should have, plus I was buying a...
Jul 18, 19, 4:44 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By IHBvet93

Thanks to you both for your answers!

Thanks to you both for your answers!
Jul 18, 19, 12:38 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By IHBvet93

Extra/seasonal DL flights DTW-LHR?

I periodically check flight status on Delta's website, and normally they run two daily flights DTW-LHR: Flight 16 departing 6:16PM and 18 departing 10:37PM.

On either Monday or Tuesday, a third...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 14, 19, 6:58 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,048
Posted By IHBvet93

There was an Italian couple also staying at the...

There was an Italian couple also staying at the B&B. They spent their entire trip going to different public gardens, which I thought was quite interesting.
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 12, 19, 8:18 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,048
Posted By IHBvet93

I don't specifically remember seeing the bunks...

I don't specifically remember seeing the bunks and maps. Hopefully that's a permanent exhibit, so I can make a point of seeing it next trip.

What was especially memorable was the exhibit based on...
Jul 11, 19, 3:56 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,078
Posted By IHBvet93

Why would bees be attracted to an airplane?

Why would bees be attracted to an airplane?
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 7, 19, 6:19 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,048
Posted By IHBvet93

London is great and all, but my preference is...

London is great and all, but my preference is country and small towns.

I have to say on that trip my favorite place was the Imperial War Museum. My father traveled to England a few times on...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 7, 19, 2:32 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,048
Posted By IHBvet93

England in two weeks - October 2018

Spent two weeks in England during October 2018. Below is a summary. If you have questions, ask away!

Flights (Delta Air Lines; all Main Cabin):
* MDW-DTW-LHR Tue 09 Oct 2018. DL 4486 and DL 16...
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