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I have decided as I near the big 4-0 that I really need to get a better handle on cash flow and long-term investing Every day I feel that push-pull mentality of acute-in-the-moment time management and long-term planning that changes every hour. I decided I need to do a better job of tracking my activities… Continue reading Investing for the Newbie
I am now a married woman, on the eve of turning 35 and officially a MARATHONER as of one week ago. I remember a lot of people telling me how amazing it was going to be to say those words, I am a marathon runner. In actuality, the build-up and fear of failing (i.e. a… Continue reading THE Marathon – NYC or Bust
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I formally present to you my personal adventure into revolutionizing my life redux version. This is delivered via: Marathon Training Re-introduction into Crossfit, post-injury (otherwise known as “humble pie”) Nutrition Revamp What I am not going to do is glorify the experience. I am serving it up sans BS. None of these activities are easy.… Continue reading Honesty in Training…
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This will be an ongoing post on travel tips, programs and airport security details to help anyone that travels often!
Security Details by Airport
Current TSA Rules
Best Travel Accessories
Best Travel Programs
Security Details by Airport
|Airport City & Code
|Newark Liberty International Airport: Newark, NJ (EWR)
||Remove it all. Laptops, shoes, liquids
||TSA Pre-check travellers can keep shoes and light jacket on through security
|Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport: Atlanta, GA (ATL)
||If you are in the main security you have to remove shoes, coat, laptop and liquids.
||TSA pre-check means keeping shoes, jacket AND laptop/liquids in your bag. Cool service that enables passengers to see wait times for security: http://www.atlanta-airport.com/passenger/waittimes/register.aspx
|Portland International Airport: Portland, OR (PDX)
||Big belts, studs/metal buttons, excessive jewelry, can set off security checkpoint metal detectors. It is best to place items in your carry-on baggage until you clear security.
Coats: carry-on baggage or bin but no need removing suit jackets or blazers unless requested by the screener.
Have to kick off the kicks. Gel shoe inserts are not permitted (shoes with gel heels are allowed);(except if you are 12 & younger or 75 or older).
|Pre-check assists with the ease of getting through security. Also, people seem to LOVE this airport
|ROW5 COL1 CONTENT
||ROW5 COL2 CONTENT
||ROW5 COL3 CONTENT
Current TSA Rules:You are allowed to bring a quart-sized bag of liquids, aerosols, gels, creams and pastes in your carry-on bag and through the checkpoint. These are limited to 3.4 oz (100 ML) or less per item. Placing these items in the small bag separate from your carry-on baggage facilitates the screening process. Pack items larger than 3.4 oz or 100 ML in checked baggage. Any liquid, aerosol, gel, cream or paste that alarms during screening will require additional screening.
Best Travel AccessoriesHere are some great travel bags for liquids
Here are great travel options