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What I’m Thinking About On 9/11

The last 5 months have gone by incredibly fast and incredibly slow for me, if that makes sense.  So many things continue to change, and at a sustained pace I don’t recall seeing in the past.  Amidst that backdrop, I’ve been thinking about 9/11 and what it means to me and to the country as a whole. It seems impossible to me that we’re only one year away from 2 decades since the twin towers fell.  Growing up in New York, the towers were an iconic part of the skyline. […]

An Unexpected Side Effect For Me From The Merger of AAdvantage and Dividend Miles Has Me Thinking Of The Darkest Day In My Aviation History

There were lots of moving pieces when American Airlines and US Airways combined the two loyalty programs recently.  I heard from plenty of folks who had no problem at all and a few that had glitches to deal with. I had zero issues during the process. All my miles moved over from US Airways just fine. But, I did have one oddity arise. If you login to your AAdvantage account, you’ll see a date listed which signifies when you joined the program.  I’ve been a member of the program for […]