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lines, lines and more lines

I'm at the airport waiting to board. I usually love jfk but this airline is just ridiculous. First, it didn't have kiosks to just check in at, so I had to wait on the line, which was 2 lines. The first was for them to check our passports. After passing that test, I was directed to a second line that I had to wait on to actually check in. Then I went downstairs to wait on the security line and after they checked my passport there, I had to wait on another line leading up to the xray belts. Seriously? There is not a faster way to do this?

I have a layover in Madrid so a lot of the people on this first flight speak fluent spanish. Everyone around me was talking in it and I was one of 3 people I saw with American passports. After I showed someone my ticket they even said "gracias" after handing it back to me. I guess I blend in.

Also, I'm pretty sure I just saw one of the comics from Last Comic Standing. I found it funny that no one would even give this guy a second look and I'm star struck. I need to find a friend who is as intensely into comedy as I am.

Okay I'm going to read for the hour I have left until my flight! I miss everyone already. Happy birthday in 4 hours amanda marie!

Posted by mcsteener 16:59 Archived in USA Tagged air_travel

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you are lucky you are only 1 hour late in departing. JFK is the worst. let me know when you are in Rome

by casciari4

Good Morning or Good Afternoon. How was the flight?

by Lavinias


it looks like you landed. let me know that you met andrew ok

by casciari4

if you see the pope tell him joe says hi. as an fyi, i understand the pope hangs out at the bowling alley behind the coloseum after mass on sunday

by casciari4

Dad you are such a dork. I found Andrew okay. We walked around a bit today and now we're going to dinner... We only bought 10 mins of internet so I cant stay on but I love you both and I'll update as much as I can. xoxo

by mcsteener

have a fantastic time....when you have time let me know your schedule, which countries, etc. love u

by casciari4

be careful of the pickpockets in rome

by casciari4

so i miss you already :/ i hope your having funnn becarefullll i lovee youu<33

by manderz

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