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Jun 29, 20, 11:08 am
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By HomerJay

Have written to Marriott Bonvoy Lurker per your...

Have written to Marriott Bonvoy Lurker per your suggestion. Waiting to hear.
Jun 26, 20, 8:34 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By HomerJay

Sheraton Parsippany, NJ [Master Thread]

Had a rez at the Sheraton-Parsippany for next weekend to spend the 4th with friends and family. My partner, our family dog, and I. Have stayed there at least a hundred times over the years. It's our...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 12, 20, 8:07 am
Replies: 62
Views: 16,487
Posted By HomerJay

NYC cabbie's "sweet piece" fare understood Arabic

My godson met his wife at the Defense Language Institute, where both were enrolled. She's as blonde-haired and blue-eyed as they come, American as apple pie, and of Swiss-German heritage. And, thanks...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 11, 20, 7:56 am
Replies: 57
Views: 7,912
Posted By HomerJay

Smile Or you could fart in their general direction.

Or you could fart in their general direction.
Jan 18, 20, 8:54 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,060
Posted By HomerJay

The guess here regarding involuntary bumping is...

The guess here regarding involuntary bumping is the constant switching between legacy AS metal and legacy VX Airbus metal. I can't tell how many times I've had my status as economy versus premium...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jan 14, 20, 2:46 am
Replies: 660
Views: 89,906
Posted By HomerJay

Always my fave when leaving California. If I'm on...

Always my fave when leaving California. If I'm on the noon balloon back to the east coast, I'll invariably stop at InOB to grab a Double Double right before leaving. The sign says they open at 1030a,...
Nov 12, 19, 9:10 am
Replies: 19
Views: 6,852
Posted By HomerJay

Joanne Rogers (Mrs Rogers) once told me about a...

Joanne Rogers (Mrs Rogers) once told me about a gentleman named Chris de Vinck who wrote an essay - and then a book - called "The Power of the Powerless."
It was about Chris' brother Oliver, who was...
Jul 30, 19, 6:51 am
Replies: 177
Views: 22,066
Posted By HomerJay

DC is a Marriott town. The first Hot Shoppes was...

DC is a Marriott town. The first Hot Shoppes was here. The first hotel - the Marriott Twin Bridges - was right across the river. There are seemingly as many Marriott's as Starbucks here.
Jul 25, 19, 7:32 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,267
Posted By HomerJay

Vancouver. Vancouver. Vancouver. It's like...

Vancouver. Vancouver. Vancouver.

It's like San Francisco done right. And you don't have to be certifiably insane to live there.

Clean. Wonderful food. Lots to do. Great shopping. Best urban...
Jun 19, 19, 10:49 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 4,624
Posted By HomerJay

Stamp your hands, clap your feets, Whatever you...

Stamp your hands, clap your feets,
Whatever you do, you can't beat beets!

Mmmm. Good.
Jun 3, 19, 6:52 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,509
Posted By HomerJay

Happened to me this past Friday evening - I paid...

Happened to me this past Friday evening - I paid for an upgrade LAX-IAD - and assumed that flying first on a paid upgrade would get me in. I thought that would be the case, but was turned away. I...
May 14, 19, 8:36 am
Replies: 350
Views: 50,624
Posted By HomerJay

I don't believe I am obligated to be apologetic,...

I don't believe I am obligated to be apologetic, but it's no big deal to say, "I have to take my diabetes meds with food. I hope it doesn't bother you."

If I'm going to sit next to someone for the...
May 14, 19, 7:13 am
Replies: 350
Views: 50,624
Posted By HomerJay

If that was an early morning flight out of IAD,...

If that was an early morning flight out of IAD, DCA, or BAL, that could have been me.

I take my diabetes meds (Onglyza and Glipizide) at 7am every morning, and the doctor says they should be...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 7, 19, 7:28 am
Replies: 130
Views: 9,762
Posted By HomerJay

Cold dead fingers. I'll let go of my luggage...

Cold dead fingers.

I'll let go of my luggage to have it checked when they pull my cold dead fingers off the handle.

I worked in broadcast network news, where our people who covered Presidential...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 12, 19, 11:03 am
Replies: 110
Views: 6,942
Posted By HomerJay

International flights to IAD, EWR, ORD, BOS, MYR,...

International flights to IAD, EWR, ORD, BOS, MYR, and MLB.

And direct flights to 16 cities in Canada.

It ain't Pearson, but it qualifies for me, because I can catch a flight at Dulles and end...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 12, 19, 8:24 am
Replies: 110
Views: 6,942
Posted By HomerJay

It seems easier to get from either terminal at...

It seems easier to get from either terminal at SAN to downtown than it does to get from one gate to another at SAN, especially if you have a tight AS connection from T2 to T1. And, if I recall, there...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 2, 19, 7:57 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,575
Posted By HomerJay

Air 21 billed itself as the airline of the 21st...

Air 21 billed itself as the airline of the 21st century. Based out of the Big Raisin (Fresno), it didn't make it out of the 20th century. Pity, because it could take you from FAT to PSP at a decent...
Dec 26, 18, 7:42 am
Replies: 105
Views: 17,586
Posted By HomerJay

Who cares? This is one of those travel...

Who cares?

This is one of those travel horror stories like David Dao or the dead dog in the overhead bin that could go viral on the internet and give Marriott millions of dollars worth of...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Nov 29, 18, 3:08 pm
Replies: 660
Views: 89,906
Posted By HomerJay

Cast ye not pearls before swine, nor...

Cast ye not pearls before swine, nor Double-Doubles before Arellano....

Two weeks from tomorrow, we will land at PSP, and the first thing we will do after getting our rent-a-car will be to head...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 21, 18, 7:35 am
Replies: 90
Views: 8,480
Posted By HomerJay

There was CO 1, a 747 from LAX-HNL, and we were...

There was CO 1, a 747 from LAX-HNL, and we were sitting in P - Premium Class - the first row in the nose of the plane. Reward tickets, to be honest.

The Pope was sitting directly behind us. Yep....
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 13, 18, 5:53 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 8,480
Posted By HomerJay

In January, 1978, I had a reservation on UA...

In January, 1978, I had a reservation on UA Flight 666 from CLE-DCA and was working at an all-news radio station. The Thursday night trip was for a Friday job interview, and our weather guy told me...
Sep 7, 18, 7:22 am
Replies: 58
Views: 5,788
Posted By HomerJay

Same here. I have several titles because of an...

Same here. I have several titles because of an office to which I've been elected and several appointed positions. I feel the titles set me apart from other people. It's okay when people use them on...
Aug 20, 18, 8:10 am
Replies: 113
Views: 11,328
Posted By HomerJay

If it is pre-takeoff, they might be served along...

If it is pre-takeoff, they might be served along with a PDB. That would be a cup of hot water. And a tea bag.
Forum: DiningBuzz
Aug 15, 18, 8:41 am
Replies: 627
Views: 153,907
Posted By HomerJay

This is great news for any cardiologist with a...

This is great news for any cardiologist with a mortgage payment due. People are starting to experience angina simply after reading the ingredient list and description of this heart attack sandwich. ...
Aug 9, 18, 7:18 am
Replies: 52
Views: 3,807
Posted By HomerJay

This. We were in Vancouver over the Fourth...

This.

We were in Vancouver over the Fourth of July, and fell in love with it. It's a lot like San Francisco, but it works, people are better mannered, and you don't have to be clinically insane to...
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