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Must Be A Daydream.

1968 I have a few jitters.  This senior assignment falling to junior me is just too good, a real dreamy dream come true, a trip to Belize.  With a cup of fresh brewed coffee, I sit down to read the … Continue reading

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Never Ordinary Miss Earns Her Wings

The flying was great. The layovers were delicious. In The Beginning In the 1950s and 60s there were not many professions that offered women freedom for creative expression or stimulation for intellectual development.  A woman could be a secretary or … Continue reading

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La Dolce Vita – Pan Am Stewardess en stile Italiana

1968 From Zuppa to Nuts In mod skirts hemmed somewhere above the knee and below the panty line, we sashay around the most magnificent shopping street in the world, Via Veneto in the heart of the Eternal City Rome.  Life is … Continue reading

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So, who is that Pan Am stewardess?

“Who do your passengers think you are” asked one of my co-workers.  It was my first working flight to Santiago, Chile.  The working crew consisted of a Santiagan, a Southern belle, a Texas jock, a New Yorker, a German, and several Cubanistas gently dubbed the Cuban Mafia.  Working together like a well constructed corset, the … Continue reading

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A Big Fish Tale – Even a Pan Am Stewardess takes a day off.

 1967 My dream to fly came true many years ago.  I interviewed with 14 airlines, but my heart was with one, Pan Am, and I know it gets no better than that. 1982 Tonight, while passengers sleep somewhere between Greenland … Continue reading

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Hello world!

2011 The world has changed, offering a wealth of opportunities for young women with aspirations and dreams.  Travel isn’t a question of “Can I?” or “Will I?” but how often and how far?  The next great leap is outer space.  … Continue reading

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