The airlines are dropping prices like mad lately. I can hardly believe that Delta Web Fares is offering round trip tickets from LAX to Rome, Italy for only $314. That ticket would’ve been triple that a few months ago. I saw a commercial yesterday advertising $99 – $199 one-way tickets on American to anywhere in the continental US. I’ve flown twice since September 11 – well, four times, actually, since they were round trip – but after the most recent New York crash I’m pretty wary of flying. I just don’t trust security at the airports, and I don’t know that it’s going to get any better any time soon. I’m going to have to fly for the holidays, of course. What are you gonna do?

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  1. We’re staying put… We’ve just seen and heard too many stories on the news, most recently a bomb-scare at TIA that evacuated most of the airport yesterday, to feel safe about flying out of here. So we’re having ourselves a traditional white (sand) Christmas instead. 🙂

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