When did travel become so bleah?
We have a nearly four hour layover in Chicago. Its really no big deal, but the last time I flew through Chicago was in January.
Its the first time I have flown on American since I self demoted to their mid tier. I am even putting these miles on my Alaska account to save me a flight in vain later this month.
For someone who used to calculate their status mileage to the last mile, things have changed.
With fewer expectations, I am less likely to be disappointed.
It will be the first time in over a year I have seen my aunties and TH's auntie. You don't get these chances all the time so we take them when we can.
We are also travelling in a time when the dollar is stronger. Fear not, I will not be hitting the boutiques on New Bond Street or Avenue Louise, but we are endeavouring to use cash we have on hand instead of paying international fees on our credit cards.
I will post as I can, don't get too excited. I am planning on hitting hamley's for a present for our new arrival and for me that is one of the coolest things that I get to do this year!
Lots of deicing going on here -- cross your fingers
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