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hell, how is it my fault that i'm better & cooler than you in every way?

2012-01-05 - 8:59 a.m.

© 2012 by elaine radford
martial eagle photographed at eagle encounter in stellenbosch, south africa

DH dropped me off at the airport before work. As per usual, I went to the First Class Line to drop off my checked bag. The Delta clerk working the self check-in booths tried to call me back. I tried not hearing but she just yelled louder, so I then said, "I'm in first class." Oh. Then as I took my place at the head of the baggage drop, some of the passengers got involved in the game. "Ma'am, ma'am, you're behind us in this line," yell a couple of busybodies.

"I'm in First Class. That means, yes, I'm ahead of you. Try to adjust."

I don't usually snap out like that but I hadn't yet had my coffee. Anyway, they STFU pretty fast after that. Sheesh. I felt like but did not actually add, "When you hold a seven thousand dollar ticket to Johannesburg, YOU can go first."

Heh. Heh. It's good to be the king.

Will admit that my black PJs probably don't give off the same First Class vibe as the Versace jeans, but it's a 15 hour flight ATL-JNB, and I intend to snooze for most of it. In my PJs. I leave the wearing of street clothes on a 15 hour flight to those guys back in coach.

Have just had breakfast in the Sky Club. Alas, the fig bars are not really sitting that easily on my stomach. I'm sure they are much healthier than the old Bischoff's cookies though.

They have free wireless today at MSY, so we'll see if I can actually leave this post.

[To continue to part 2 of my story, click right here.]

Well, I'm off to South Africa. Business Elite, of course. I should be back to my regular daily posts in February.

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