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Old 09-07-2014, 09:53 PM   #81
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I went flying today just to do it. I took a old friend up for the first time and we just flew around the local area.
I always enjoyed doing that. "Here, you fly it. Just use your fingertips".

They were always amazed.

I heard the call to do nothing. So I answered it.
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Old 09-08-2014, 03:51 PM   #82
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I fly because I see how hard it is for outrigger canoe paddlers to go from one island 30 mile or so to the next. I know paddling or sailing to the mainland would get me killed.

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We had reservations on Southwest to visit DS next week and decided to drive instead (maybe six more hours door to door travel time each way--a short audiobook's worth of time!) and although I still don't prefer SW over any other airline, I am thrilled that I could cancel the reservation and the funds are being held to use toward a future trip within a year, no extra cancellation/rebooking fee charge. Southwest at least still makes it easier to fly (or not to fly in this case) than the other airlines.

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