Tag Archives: fly

holding nature

Know when “call of nature” and “holding pattern” come together? When you’re an airline passenger and all the restrooms are occupied.

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circus reminder

Current bottom-line figures for some major 20th century retailers remind me of a circus. If you were flying high on a trapeze you wouldn’t want their net.

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flight of fancy

Flight of fancy: One in which you dream that, instead of a bag of peanuts, the airline will serve you pie in the sky.

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same wavelength

You hope your airliner isn’t on the same wavelength as the paper airplane the kid is flying up and down its center aisle.

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damp fly

There’s always a fly in your ointment. I had a head-on collision on Easy Street.

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on the fly

Air terminals are where you think on your feet, “Will I ever be on the fly?”

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rewarding restaurant

It’s very rewarding to eat at this one restaurant. If you show the waiter there’s a fly in your soup you get a finder’s fee.

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