Check out this video about an American Airlines pilot’s 3 day tour of duty to Paris. You gain new respect for the folks flying the plane.
Played the Maitre ‘d role at an 575 person banquet yet again. Tips: 1. have someone else make sure everyone’s paid before they show up, and 2. deal with people’s issues before they get blasted at the open bar. The people arguing tied up everything, and I couldn’t spend any time with P. She got pissed off and went home. If I didn’t have a dozen volunteers to mind, I would have gotten blasted along with the rest of the people. I just had to be satisfied with drinking at home.