Monday, May 22, 2017

Gogo Inflight: The Only Time Friends Pay Attention

I know you received my WhatsApp message. And please do not tell me that you did not receive my email. Tagging you on Facebook also does not get your attention. Then you find yourself...

Vodka: A Legit Reason to Hit the Call Button

Delta has been so good to me lately. I'm upgraded to Comfort + so regularly that I have forgotten what it’s like to be Delta Uncomfortable. On this short flight from PHX-SLC, I got...

4HONORS, not HHONORS, Hilton Is So Clever

When Hilton switched its program name from H Honors to Hilton Honors, I thought I was so slick when I brought up the fact that this would mess up their customer service number. 800-HHONORS. Well,...

Fair Or Foul? Cutting Your Hair in a Hotel Room

This question is directed at my bald friend and fellow Boarding Area blogger, Lee of Bald Thoughts. Is it fair or foul to cut your hair in a hotel bathroom to spare yourself the trouble...

Simply The Best: March 2017

March was my three-year anniversary, which was good. Then my laptop died, which was bad. Even with the ups and downs, I managed to write some great posts. The first may be my favorite for...

Miracle!!! No Air India For Me! 

Amazing! North Carolina wins its at the buzzer, sparing me from flying Air India. Before I get to that celebration, let me give a quick recap: Ms. TPOL and I had a March Madness bet whereby the...

Simply The Best: TPOL Turns 3 Today!

Three years ago I started this blog to promote my book, The Entrepreneur's Compass: A Roundabout Way of Getting There. At that time, I thought I would become a famous writer and that blogging...

I’m Not Tipping Uber Either!

The Madness of March has made its way to blog comments. Some of the reactions to fellow BA blogger, Angelina's post Uber Driver Tip-Hustling Schemes Are Getting Out of Control are crazy. One guy wrote, "This...

Simply The Best: February 2016

Hey now, you're an all-star. Don't know why that dumb song is in my head, but speaking of all-stars, here is the overdue best of TPOL for February 2016. Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Tsim Sha...

TPOL’s NCAA Bracket: Shocking Who I Picked

Last year I picked Villanova but didn't post it ahead of time because I have had a track record of being a perennial loser (in sports picks, see The Sports Reporter). In 2013, I...
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