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Seattle, Washington

I'm in Seattle for the next few days. The CALI conference is going on at the University of Washington Law School. With all of the recent moves and trips to and fro it is a bit disorienting being back in Seattle for the first time in more than a decade. I have to say, though, that if one were prone to living in the city that Seattle is definitely a place to consider. Actually I think Vancouver Washington and Vancouver B.C. would also be great places to consider. San Francisco (next week's trip) is better known for its hills than Seattle but the two are on par. The sponsors of the conference were kind enough to include an umbrella in the conference materials.

Delays mount at McCarran

Upon arriving home at McCarran airport this morning the flight crew had a not-so-welcome piece of news. Travelers are being told to be at the airport at least three hours prior to their flights when leaving Las Vegas. The FAA'sLas Vegas McCarran International Airport shows the current status and the lines didn't look too bad. The security line for the "D" gates looked like it might take 30-45 minutes. When I left on Thursday afternoon it took about 20 minutes to go from the parking garage to the gate (with a pre-printed b

Research

I've been doing a bit of research tonight on the topic of Airport Noise Laq. Of particular interest is any information about laws and regulations that pertain to military air fields.

Good morning Las Vegas

Good morning from a cloudy Las Vegas. We flew in last night on Allegiant airlines. it is definitely the cattle car approach to flying. Pack as many people as humanly possible in a Boeing MD-82. It is however, a great service and it is great to be able to fly directly from Fort Collins again. It does remind me however, of a problem with airline seats and the 12-inch PowerBook. The problem is the back of the seat in front of you when reclined will catch the top edge of the computer and tends to compress the screen.

Cool service

This is a pretty cool service that allows one to make a map of states that one has visited or countries visited.

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