Monthly Archives: September 2010

It truly takes a village

We are just a little less than four weeks away to the start of the event.    The excitement surrounding the event is growing, and for the planning team, so is the anxiety.   The weekly planning conference call this week produced … Continue reading

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A few words on volunteering

When Canarsie asked for volunteers, I was ready.  Big C was offering hard work with no pay but he, along with altdlff and WesNSpace, had already put in hundreds of hours coordinating this DO.  My time investment would be negligible. … Continue reading

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The people behind the persona’s…

There is A LOT to look forward to at the big ATL DO…. Personally I’m looking forward to meeting people.  As I’m not staying at the hotel I’m making a mental list of fellow flyertalkers who I want to make … Continue reading

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From here to eternity

My definition of “eternity” is 13 hours in an aluminum tube.  That is what I am facing in 28 days, when I get on the 777 in TLV and head to ATL. I will be in Biz Elite, which does … Continue reading

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Our Largest DO Yet…..

I’m honored to be attending this DO and to blog about it. Mrs. Cholula and I are looking forward to seeing old FT friends and making dozens of new friends. This will be the largest DO we’ve yet attended. Most … Continue reading

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How do you explain the DO to non-FF?

Flying there in not half  the fun, it’s all the fun… but how do explain it to others? I have a fellow who hates flying. Yes, you’ve heard it. He would drive from NY to SC and not take an hour … Continue reading

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One month to go!

My flights are finalized, my room is reserved at the host Hilton, I’ve updated my personal info  for the Walk a Mile event, I’ve checked off  the agenda for every possible event, and I am ready! A couple of dinners, … Continue reading

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