Worst flight ever, and not because of the plane

posted by Jeff | Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 12:56 AM | comments: 1

The flight from MSP to SEA was not good. The plane was fine, but the occupants were not.

I had a mom behind me who wedged her kid's car seat in between my seat and the kid's, meaning every kick that kid made I felt for three hours. And honestly, that wasn't the worse of it.

The college kid next to me had the plague. His nose was like a leaky faucet, and the sneezing and coughing never ended. When we landed, he called his grandmother, and told her, "Yeah, I still have a fever, and I don't feel any better." Seriously, what was this kid doing getting on a plane?

I'm trying not to freak out. I hosed down as soon as I got to the hotel (the lovely Hilton Bellevue, thanks Microsoft). I do plan to try and stay up a bit, so I'm not up at 5 a.m., and so I can do some basic review of stuff people ask in interviews that one generally doesn't think about often.

I love the skyline of this city. :)


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Pablo Escobar, September 30, 2009, 11:30 PM #

Hey Jeff-

I'm likely a day late posting this, but, I hope everything at MS goes/went exceptionally well. I think MS would be an awesome company to work for, and I'm sure they'll come away with the impression that you'd be a very solid addition to their team.

You absolutely can do this!!

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