Looking for the Nearest Exit

How The Pulse Massacre Changed My Behavior Originally Published June 12, 2018 I have always been a safety conscious person. Six years of being a flight attendant ingrains certain habits into your brain. Most of these habits involved preventing injury: seeing something on the ground that could trip someone, etc. My awareness of safety went […]

My Cat Saved My Life

I used to hate cats. Seriously. Everything about them seemed like an inconvenience. From the smelly litter boxes, fur everywhere and just overall poor attitude; I didn’t understand why anyone would want one. Their razor blade-covered feet and predator-like instincts made them seem like an injury waiting to happen. In 2014, I relocated to New […]

Behind the Smile

The Contradictory World of Flight Attendants Originally Published March 25, 2018 It’s 10 pm. You just finished a 14 hour day of work. Arriving at an airport hotel room in a city you never expected to be in that day, you slide your key card into the door and enter the room, luggage in tow. […]