On my mind: got the first pide of the day at 11 am at the Turkish Airlines Istanbul lounge. Now I am overstuffed with a long gate walk ahead. I need to learn discipline by my next transit next week.
- Chronicle of agony: gun accidents kill at least 1 kid every other day.
- The dish on the Washington power dining scene.
- The quest to make a true blue M&M.
- Immigration in America is not broken.
- Donald Trump has totally upended conservative media, and it’s beautiful.
- London’s most persistent American will not quit until Tube riders talk to each other.
- In Memoriam: Kevin Pinto. Airlines are made up of people and Mr. Pinto was a class act.
- Letter From Boston: Ruination of the Park Plaza Hotel.
- Ethiopian to increase flight frequency to Seychelles to 5x weekly.
- Category 1 hotel awards at Chicago Seminars by Points With a Crew.
- More Chicago Seminars: MileValue talks on award sweet spots and AA award bookings.
- Cash out Verizon Smart Rewards points for magazines and the WSJ.