The Middle Seat - Volume I
First Class V. Coach. I'll Take First Class Please...
Published by Jay Conlin at Smashwords
Copyright 2014 Jay Conlin
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Chapter 1 - Welcome To the Middle Seat
I travel for a living. Actually I negotiate labor agreements for a living and since my "territory" is the entire United States, I travel...a lot. The work does not come to me so I go to the work. Now I know other people travel more than I do but given that I am "On the road" at least 40 weeks a year, I felt that qualified as enough travel time to tell people. When you travel that much...things "happen". For instance, three years ago I flew to Florida in mid-December (with my wife) simply so I could achieve the highest status on my preferred airline. It was a brilliant plan and I did achieve my status...our flights home were also canceled which meant we drove home to Pennsylvania (I needed to be back for work). Oh yes, and I got the stomach flu somewhere around Rocky Mount, North Carolina. It wasn't pretty. My wife drove by the way...