Thursday, February 7, 2013
Flights are delayed an average of 129 minutes.
Thursday, February 7
Flights at O’Hare airport are being delayed an average of 129 minutes today. Weather is to blame for the delays, which are reported as “excessive” on flightstats.com. It’s a different story over at Midway Airport, where there are very few delays being reported as of 11:25 a.m.. There are not any current FAA issued delays at Midway, according to flightstats.com
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Taking your kids through the airport can actually be a lot of fun.
Everyone looks forward to taking off on a summer vacation. But, let's face it, traveling through the airport can be a challenge, even without kids. It's crowded, the lines are long, security is a hassle, and it seems like you have to walk for miles. However, keep in mind that your kids LOVE the airport. The walking sidewalks, luggage carousels, trams, and airport attractions are exciting to them. So, with a little attitude adjustment, you can keep the kids amused and actually have fun yourself while traveling through or waiting out that delay at the airport. Whether your airport is small, nice and accessible, or you have to battle the crowds in Chicago or Atlanta, or walk a thousand miles within the airport like in Dallas or Denver, …
Monday, November 22, 2010
Before the 2 a.m. feedings, diaper changes, teething, potty training, skinned knees, birthday parties, first days of school and everything in between, spend time to find yourself and do what you have always wanted to do.
As I sit to write this column, I'm listening to Change by the Lightning Seeds and I'm instantly reminded of the trips I took to the south of France during the mid-1990s. "…You're never going to be like all those fools You're coming out tonight There's nothing to lose You're going to give it all a try Don't ever change…" This song was always on my playlist during the plane ride to Paris and the train trip through the countryside, and the lyrics were my mantra at the time. I was in my early 30s and carefree. I became nearly fluent in French. I toured the small villages and towns of Provence and soaked in the ethereal light that has long attracted so many painters and photographers to the region. I stayed with friends, shopped specialty …