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Wednesday, 27 June 2012 18:19

Travel Assumptions Lead to Making My Own Mini-Travel Kit


Have you ever thought about what we take for granted? I know I get into my mode of thinking the food is in the cupboards, the electricity works when I hit the switch, I can always get Internet connectivity, my car will start in the morning. What do we do when something goes amiss? Do you stop to analyze? Do you spring into action immediately? Do you freeze? Do you do a combination of activities? Think about it. On Sept. 11, 2001, we all started our day as we always did. We had every intention of going about our daily tasks. We never imagined anything like the events of that tragic day. None of us had ever encountered a full closure of the North American air space where flights were cancelled and grounded. On Good Friday, April 22, 2011, an EF-4 tornado hit Lambert St. Louis International Airport as a series of