Fun Stuff

  • Thanks for making the last 'Overheard on the Plane' one of my most viewed blog posts to date.  I've managed to compile another list of episodes from fellow flight crews and personal experience.  Enjoy folks! From Mari During the safety demonstration from White Plains to Orlando Mari observed a little bow elbowing his father and whining; "No!  I don't w

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  • This post is for those of you who were stuck beside an unhygienic person on the plane with no empty seats for you to switch into. So you have to sit there and marinate in the funk.  This one goes to you!  I feel your pain. On my weekly commute to New York I settled nicely into my window seat amped to watch my  Real Housewives of New York reruns.  I pu

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  • Apr 18, 2010

    We have all heard hilarious things come out of people's mouths.  I've been compiling the stuff that comes out of passengers mouths as they board and during the flight. The stories below are from me and my fellow flight attendants.  Please feel free to add your own experiences in the comments. Enjoy! From Ish in JFK Passenger rings the call button and as

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  • Flying is a hassle these days.  The airlines keep adding fees as if passengers are ordering off an a la carte menu and the TSA requiring nothing short of a strip search to pass through metal detectors and board their flight.  These are institutionalized hassles and there's nothing we can really do to change the government's minds that we are not all underw

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  • Mar 18, 2010

    On a very wet and soggy Saturday afternoon I went to Hell’s Kitchen Pizza for comfort food.  The pizzeria had been open for a little over year, and gained the reputation of a friendly neighborhood pizzeria.  The online reviews raved about their famous Mac ‘n’ Cheese pizza.  I just had to go try this unique take on comfort food. Hell’s Kitchen Piz

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  • Jan 19, 2010

    I love the English language with its many quirks, silent consonants and word spellings that don't make any sense whatsoever. There are many grammar rules and it is understandable when people trip up.  However, there are some grammar issues that are unforgivable in my book. Repeat it Again. In this category we have : The "Return back, reverse back" Might

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  • Dec 14, 2009

    As 2009 draws nigh it is customary for us to see compiled lists on the "Best of..."  on TV and magazine pages. In that spirit I thought I'd compile a list myself on the four best books I've read this year.  I encourage you to comment and make your own list.   If you're not a reader then perhaps it's time to start lazy bones. The Alchemist Brazilian aut

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  • Dec 4, 2009

    I was commuting home a few days ago.  I settled into my roomy exit row seat and promptly dozed off,  (I can only sleep during taxi, never when airborne, go figure).  When the flight attendants started service I  overhead this conversation at the row behind me: FA: "May I get you something to drink?" Female Passenger: Yes.  I'll have a chardonnay." FA

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