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Do You Have a Case of Wanderlust?

Helen Davey | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel
Helen Davey

According to Wikipedia, "wanderlust is a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world." I suspect that if you're reading this, you are likely to have at least a mild case of this condition. Did you ever wonder where this feeling comes from?

Thomas Schlamme Takes Flight With Pan Am

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Wren Collins

"These women were college educated, spoke multiple languages, were traveling the world... they didn't want to become secretaries, teachers, or wives at that point in their lives. They just wanted some adventure."

Pan Am: A Dream Takes Flight (Part IV)

Helen Davey | Posted 10.07.2011 | World
Helen Davey

Pan Am was the airline that practically invented aviation. It pioneered air navigation and communications, and its list of "firsts" in the industry is awe-inspiring. Known as the "Queen of the Skies," it was the benchmark by which all other airlines were judged.

Pan Am: A Dream Takes Flight (Part III)

Helen Davey | Posted 09.12.2011 | World
Helen Davey

Hordes of Lindbergh's worshipful fans refused to clear the runway so that the airplane could land. Lindbergh, unsure of how much gas he had left, was climbing to leave the airport area when suddenly both engines went dead.

Pan Am: A Dream Takes Flight (Part II)

Helen Davey | Posted 08.30.2011 | World
Helen Davey

In 1929, Juan and Betty Trippe would join Charles and Anne Lindbergh on a pioneering flight to capture the world's air routes for Pan Am. Juan Trippe's dream of a global air carrier was coming true.

Pan Am: A Dream Takes Flight (Part I)

Helen Davey | Posted 08.23.2011 | World
Helen Davey

The year was 1929, and magic was in the air. Two young couples, both newly married, were about to embark on an historic journey that would make the world smaller by connecting continents and inspiring wanderlust in generations to come.

Orphaned By Job Loss: The Death of Pan Am

Helen Davey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

December 21, 1988, the day that Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, has been called "the day that the heart of Pan American died."

Orphaned by Job Loss: Voices of Pan Am

Helen Davey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

In this, the last blog of my series, I hope to leave my readers with more understanding of the possible impact of traumatic loss of a company like Pan Am on employees.

Orphaned by Job Loss: Pan Am Soaring Downward

Helen Davey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Helen Davey

People often ask, "What happened to Pan Am?" It was the airline that rose the highest and had the farthest to fall. As you will see, there was not one single cause.

Orphaned By Job Loss: The Rise And Fall Of Pan Am And The Traumatic Impact On Its Employees

Helen Davey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

Fasten your seatbelts: in this three-part series, I'm going to tell you the story of the rise and fall of Pan Am, and perhaps you will benefit from hearing about the painful impact of the fall on its employees and how we survived this trauma.