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Day One: SEA -> AMS

Posted on Friday, March 19th, 2010

Dave!Rather than have to pay $10 to check my suitcase in Wenatchee, I decided to drive to Seattle for my flight. The cost of flying Horizon Air vs. driving & parking is pretty much a wash, so I'll save the $10. This may seem like a petty amount of money in the grand scheme of things... but it's not the money so much as the principle of it all. I think it is absolutely shitty of airlines to nickle-and-dime people for a service that 99% of their customers need. This "extra revenue" policy only serves to make boarding the plane an unholy mess, as people struggle to bring all their luggage onboard so that they can save their hard-earned cash. I choose not to reward such blatant douchebaggery if I can help it.

Fortunately, it was a beautiful day and a lovely drive, so it wasn't a big deal.

Anyway... the mad rush all this week to get caught up so I can go on vacation had me dreading today... but, now that it's all behind me, I couldn't be happier that I'm escaping for a little while.

Next stop: Amsterdam and Dutchyland.

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  1. Finn says:

    Have a wonderful trip and hug that DutchBitch for me! You are going to see her, right?

  2. Christopher Stogdill says:

    Let me know if BOOM Chicago is still doing their thing in Amsterdam.

  3. Hilly says:

    Kiss that Dutch Bitch for me! Kiss her haarrrrd!

  4. Sybil Law says:

    Hope you have a fabulous time!!!

  5. muskrat says:

    really? how awesome…hope it’s a great trip!

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