Manaus, ho!

Sitting here in 25F on an Airbus A319-214, headed to Manaus. Why is that? Well, I have almost two weeks off and needed to find something to do. I had told my family in Brazil, that I was going to possibly come back an visit them at the end of the month if I could. I didn't promise or anything, but I did have »

2016, I Thought We Were Friends

Here we are in 2016. What a year it has been thus far. So many lives lost, so much violence. Who's finger do we point at today? Always the blame game. I am currently in an Uber, on my way to the airport to report for standby duty, just pondering. LATEST: 5 officers dead, at least 9 people wounded by snipers in Dallas https: »

DDNet, A Remnant of Years Past

I just spent the last three hours browsing through old blog posts from my personal blog that I started back in 2000. I cannot believe the stuff that I wrote about. I was in high school to start, so obviously there wasn't a lot to talk about. Mostly just ranting, but it was fun to see the different layout changes. Speaking of, I probably »

Quick Update

Sitting in my favorite Cuban cafe, Havana Coffee & Tea Company, sipping a cafe con leche, along with delicious pastelitos, I start scribbling in my composition notebook, trying to make an outline of posts to come. For the first time, I have to outline a blog post. It's strange for me since I've always blogged straight from my mind to text that moment. So »

SLC, Reserve Life, and FlyLauren

Hello, again! I just received my next trip from Crew Scheduling and am quite excited about it. My departure is 19:45 today. I'm going somewhere I haven't been yet, Salt Lake City, Utah. I was talking to my Dad about this the other day at dinner. I was discussing what trips I was seeing in open time, and the long SLC layover was »