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The Three Legged Stool: On the Death of a Brother

Helen Davey | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

Jeanne and I are left feeling strangely off balance. I imagine a three-legged stool, and how each leg is essential for its function. Over our lifetime, my siblings and I learned how to continually interact as a unit, calling upon our very different talents and personalities.

Dedicated to the Employees of Malaysia Airlines

Helen Davey | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

As a veteran Pan Am flight attendant from 1965 to 1986, and a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist for the past 27 years, I feel compelled to reach out t...

Jan Brosious, Photographer and Natvar Bhavsar, Renowned Painter, Support Each Other's Careers

Carole Mallory | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts
Carole Mallory

In 1965, as a fellow art teacher, I met Jan Brosious when we shared a supply closet in Springfield Junior High School in Del. Co. Pa. She was always ...

Tales of Pan Am: You Just Can't Make These Stories Up

Helen Davey | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
Helen Davey

During Pan Am's fabled 64 years of operation, thousands of stories have emerged and, as I can attest to, Pan Am-er's still love telling them. I know I do.

The Aloha Reunion: Celebrating the Undying Spirit of Pan Am

Helen Davey | Posted 05.28.2014 | Hawaii
Helen Davey

On April 2-5, 2014, former Pan Am employees from all over the world are converging on Honolulu, Hawaii, to enjoy the Pan Am Aloha Celebration. It will be a week of seeing old friends and making new ones, sharing memories and stories.

The Lockerbie Disaster: 25 Years Later

Helen Davey | Posted 02.22.2014 | World
Helen Davey

It was years ago that the first photographs of Pan Am's Clipper Maid of the Seas lying shattered in that Scottish meadow began flashing across television screens across the world. And it would mark the end of pleasant air travel for all of us.

Foreign Affairs: Travel Sex

William D. Chalmers | Posted 02.09.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

The vacation sex equation is simple: sense of freedom + exciting environment + exotic locals + sun/sea + feeling relaxed + mysterious new partner/uninhibited familiar partner + the privacy of hotel rooms + alcohol = great travel sex!

LOOK: You'll Never Guess What This Home Used To Be

Posted 10.31.2013 | HuffPost Home

We live for a "new use for old things" moment, especially when it involves stunning architecture and vintage aeronautics, an usual duo we discovered i...

Some Like it Hot!

Myra Demeter | Posted 11.30.2013 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

It is believed that mosquitoes are attracted to people with warm blood, so I must be very hot-blooded, because mosquitoes LOVE me.

Do You Remember When Traveling in Coach Looked Like This?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.26.2013 | Fifty

Do you remember when airline travel looked like this? Wide seats, plenty of legroom, and a flying clientele who dressed for the occasion of the flight...

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?

The Amazing 'Hippopotabus': The World's First Luxury RV

Helen Davey | Posted 07.13.2013 | Travel
Helen Davey

Did you ever imagine a yacht on wheels? Well, my father did, though now you see such things on our roads and highways all the time. We call them "RV's." Along with his many achievements in his remarkable life, my father invented the first luxury RV.

The Reluctant Traveler

Helen Davey | Posted 04.27.2013 | Comedy
Helen Davey

I love a good story. I especially love a good story if it's true. And most of all, I love a good story if it's true, and it's about my family. History comes alive for me when I can imagine my own relatives living in different times and places, connected to me, and yet unknown in so many ways.

Horizons Unlimited: True Stories of Trauma and Triumph

Helen Davey | Posted 03.27.2013 | Books
Helen Davey

As a psychoanalyst, I'm always struck by the fact that truth is much more fascinating than fiction. The real story of Dorothy and George Putnam and Amelia Earhart is a poignant, heartbreaking, and absorbing tale about real people living amazing lives.

LOOK: The Year's 8 Worst Product Flops

24/7 Wall St. | Samuel Weigley | Posted 12.23.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: There has been no shortage of successful product launches in 2012. Think the iPhone 5 and “The Avengers.” In order for compani...

Who Is Sexy Now? New Book Traces Evolution of Stewardesses

Christine Negroni | Posted 11.04.2012 | Books
Christine Negroni

I recommend Skygirlsto anyone who believes that aviation was romantic, or who agrees with me that it always will be.

America Needs A Five-Star Airline

John Nicholson | Posted 10.24.2012 | Travel
John Nicholson

Why harp on one tiny aspect of airlines' customer experience? Because it's illustrative of the overall trend of poor product and service outputs by all major U.S. airlines.

PHOTOS: Emmy-Worthy Costumes On Display At FIDM

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 07.31.2012 | Los Angeles

Aside from being popular television shows, what do "New Girl," "Game of Thrones," and "Downton Abbey" have in common? Fantastic costumes! The ...

'Pan Am' Officially Grounded

Posted 06.20.2012 | TV

"Pan Am" is officially dead. Sony was attempting to get "Pan Am" a new home after ABC canceled the low-rated series, but the revival failed to take of...

'Pan Am' Flying To Amazon?

Posted 05.23.2012 | TV

"Pan Am" could fly once again -- online with Amazon. According to Deadline.com, Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures TV are in talks to continue the cance...

ABC Renews 'Private Practice' & 'Don't Trust The B,' Cancels 'GCB'

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 05.15.2012 | TV

Bubble shows are called that because things can really go either way -- for "Scandal," it meant a Season 2 renewal today, but for "GCB" and a handful ...

Travel Back In Style: Pan Am Black Bird

Dr. Sheila Nutt | Posted 06.04.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Sheila Nutt

Watching the Pan Am television show brought back fond memories of a special time when travel was prestigious and glamorous. I graduated valedictorian of Pan American Airways flight school on February 14th, 1970 in Miami, Florida. I was elated to be known as a Pan Am stewardess.

Will Your Favorite Shows Get The Axe?

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 03.09.2012 | TV

Every day we get asked a variation of these questions: "Is this show canceled?" "Is that show coming back?" And as the five broadcast networks (ABC, F...

A Trip Down Memory Lane

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 04.18.2012 | TV
Lisa Steinberg

Pan Am is a majestic look at events, times, people and places that have made our country a melting pot and provides a weekly adventure into the lives and times that have led us to our present.

What To Watch This Week!

Posted 02.13.2012 | TV

It's Valentine's Day week on television and instead of chocolates, flowers or nauseatingly sweet cards, your small-screen significant other got you th...