AAFF: Wish me luck!

Apr 27th, 2007, 09:37 AM
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This is not good.....

AA cancelled our morning flight and the "usually" exceptional EXP desk sucked this morning. We are still in TPA waiting for our DFW-SFO flight. We're suppose to leave in about 20 minutes. The AA ticket agent in TPA was exceptional and will get a very complimentry letter in his file. He put us on a flight that the EXP desk agent said she couldn't, oh well.

My gf is not feeling well this morning which makes our first trip together not too impressive. I'm trying to impress her with my AA status and so far it's nothing but useless (except for the TA).

We should be on our way shortly.....

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Apr 27th, 2007, 11:08 AM
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Awww, you'll look back & laugh at the snafus some day.
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Apr 28th, 2007, 06:43 AM
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We made it to SF, but it was a VERY long day..........

The suite at the SF Hilton is not extravagant but it is nice. The bed is just heavenly!!!! It is 2 separate rooms but the bathroom is on the small side. The balcony with a view of the bay is what makes this suite wonderful! If anybody wants these spectacular views make sure you ask for even numbered, high floor rooms in tower 1. This hotel is HUGE. We're on the 44th floor in tower 1. The hotel has 3 or 4 towers. The Executive Lounge is a floor above us and the Cityscape Restaurant and Bar is 2 floors above us.

Cityscape has magnificent views all around with 20 ft.+ floor to ceiling windows. The drink service sucked last night and it wasn't just us, (we were tired) because our friend that picked us up at the airport made the same comments. No biggie.

My beautiful gf is still sleeping. I love this time of the morning as it gives me a chance to catch up on some of my work and it's my quiet time......

As I'm typing this I'm looking at a beautiful sunrise coming up over the far away hills across from the bay.

Today it's just fun stuff in SF!

See YA!
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Apr 28th, 2007, 10:43 AM
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WOW - this is your first trip TOGETHER? And your going to proppose?

I'd be chicken to propose or accept till I saw how we traveled together! I assume from your name you fly alot; how is it you've never traveled together till now?

Maybe it is a girl thing, but I like to know how I travel with someone -- I have had some bad travel partners and would have seriously had to think about making a committment to them.

Luckily, by DH and I travel GREAT together. And it is different that dating/living together. Some folks are neat in a hotel room, others messy since it is a hotel and their is maid service; some folks like to plan their trips with specifics, others like to "wing"it; some like pools while others like oceans; some like museums, symphonies, shows while others like outdoors. While this type of stuff comes up on daily basis, sometimes while traveling you want to do something different than your normal and the other might or might not feel the same.

OK, I"ve gone on too long about what started as a lightheated reply.

Sorry, have too much time on my hands as I recovery from surgery. Feel free to ignore.
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Apr 28th, 2007, 10:56 AM
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Deb - From where I came from, parents arrange for marriage, and the couple won't meet until the day of the wedding.

Wahahaha...

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Apr 28th, 2007, 11:26 AM
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I know Ray! I can't imagine that -- what if they left the top off the toothpaste, or the seat up/down??? OMG!!!



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Apr 28th, 2007, 11:26 AM
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I do understand your point Debi, but we've practically lived together for the last 4 months except when I travel. We get along beautifully at home so I don't really see a potential problem when traveling together. Besides, I'm just proposing now, not getting married just yet. We (kinda, sorta) had few pillow talks about the possibility of marriage and we both agreed that if we take the next step we will wait at least a year to "finalize" the deal at the nearest altar.....

She can't travel with me in the forseeable future so these quick weekend getaways and annual vacations together will have to do it for us.

Don't worry Debi, I didn't take your comments in any bad way.

Having a wonderful day so far. The weather is just perfect. We just came back to the suite for a quick refresh and heading out soon to the Wharf area.

See YA!
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Apr 28th, 2007, 04:51 PM
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Good Luck AAFF!This is quite exciting. Keep us posted!
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Apr 28th, 2007, 05:43 PM
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I wonder if AAGF knows that her every move is being published on a public site and that thousands of people are keeping track of this thread?
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Apr 28th, 2007, 10:27 PM
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She did read the European trip so she does know about my Fodor's posts. For obvious reasons I can't tell her about this one until tomorrow night. I believe she will get a kick out of it.
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Apr 29th, 2007, 12:42 AM
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I wonder if she's over at Trip Advisor posting as AASO wondering if AAFF is going to propose? :-?
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Apr 29th, 2007, 09:07 AM
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AAFF, This is wonderful! Have a great time and I can't wait for the update Tuesday...
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Apr 29th, 2007, 01:15 PM
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Going to be pretty sticky here for AAFF if she says "no" but guessing she won't, esp. since they've already speculated about having a year or so to "get used to" each other.

Kinda get debi's thought that no one should marry without traveling together (that's for sure the acid test), but maybe so what? I think this is all pretty romantic, but maybe that's just fine -- what's romantic about living together for 5 years and then proposing?
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Apr 29th, 2007, 03:05 PM
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Good luck! She will be so suprised and happy!
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Apr 29th, 2007, 04:36 PM
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Best of luck, AAFF! You've picked a great place to propose--well, aside from Chicago anyway Looking forward to the "trip report."
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Apr 30th, 2007, 03:29 AM
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AAFF has a laptop with him & it's MONDAY. insert biting nails emoticon here
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Apr 30th, 2007, 05:18 AM
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Will post details tomorrow.
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Apr 30th, 2007, 05:56 AM
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Many congrats my friend!! As today is my 19th Anniversary, I can appreciate the happiness that you must feel. You really must come back from the dAArk side, however! ;-)

Best, Dave
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Apr 30th, 2007, 06:43 AM
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That is fabulous! When should we expect to receive our invitations?
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Apr 30th, 2007, 06:47 AM
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Congratulations! Now hurry up and give us the scoop!
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