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I'm not a big fan of flying, but the more I do it, the better it gets. Hubs is even more nervous about it, hence we've NEVER been anywhere that we can't drive. I'm hoping for our tenth anniversary in two years I'll be able to convince him to jump on a plane to some island somewhere with me. I'll probably have to drug him first.

On my flight last week to Madison, there was a cute little girl in front of me that had already flown three times in her life and on the way back, a six-month old baby that had already flown four times! Wow - those kids are already racking up the frequent flier points!

I feel so sorry for the parents of kids on planes because you can tell they are uptight about their kids throwing a fit and upsetting everyone on the plane. When this little cutie below started crying, I played peek-a-boo with her and made her paper airplanes out of my magazine reply cards and it got her smiling pretty quick. She liked my camera too.



  1. That is so sweet of you to do! I think it's so easy to judge those parents when it's not your child screaming :)

  2. I always feel so sorry for parents flying with kids; they usually do look so embarrassed about possibly imposing on others, when the rest of us do realize that keeping kids occupied and happy on flights is the herding cats type of difficult.

    Good luck convincing your husband on the flying! I love it, but everything about travel definitely gets easier the more you do it.

  3. What a cutie! That was nice of you.

  4. Due to a health issue I can not fly.
    I have gone to Alaska and to Europe though. I hasn't held me back. I have taken a train and then a boat.

    What a cute little one.

  5. Great pictures! I didn't like flying at first either, but I have grown to love it!!! Good luck on your island trip,,,,can't beat 'em...

  6. Great pics. I have flown once. It was ok but I won't do it often.

  7. We took our little man on his first plane ride when he was 10 weeks old and wow were the dirty looks we got frightening. He slept the whole way but people still stared us down. Ah ha


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