"Wanna get away?" Yes, I do...but can't. Another week to wait this out. Then traffic will be so heavy the system may crash. I recall when SW had a plane mocked up with a Shamu/Sea World paint scheme. I think a turtle would be more appropriate at this time. Maybe you guys could borrow the Slowskies from Comcast's advertising campaign.
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Okay, I'll try this again...
It was while looking for "industry secrets" regarding when the schedule would be opened to summer travel that I came across this blog. For some reason, I was encouraged to see that I was not the only idiot checking southwest.com daily, numerous times, in hopes of booking a flight for five for my son's HS graduation trip in early June. Like others, I have found several other deals with other airlines but waited patiently in hopes of saving a buck or two by flying Southwest. In my efforts to penny-pinch, I have likely reduced my normal life expectancy (due to the self-inflicted stress) by appx. 10 years...all in the name of frugality (of is it stupidity?). Would someone please open the travel window before I jump out of one? Come on guys! Get creative! I'll try and help...it's March, then April, then May, then May 10th...uh-oh...the earth has apparently stopped moving and we're still stuck on May 10th.
At least one positive has come from all of this...I now understand the true meaning behind the company motto "You are now free to move about the country." Yes, we are all anxiously awaiting our release on parole from Southwest Prison. Yes, moving on beyond the three square meals of peanuts and peanuts and peanuts. At least you guys don't charge for canned sodas! Unfortunately, the stipulations of our parole will likely prevent us from traveling anyway but at least we're trying. And furthermore, the striped uniforms are in again this year as black and white never goes out of style. Can't wait for the travel shackles to be cut from my ankles. I could walk to SF from Nashville in less time than it will ultimately take to book my flight on Southwest. But for some reason, I remain loyal...at least for now.
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