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So Delta Airlines asked for my opinion...

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I'm not sure why Delta Airlines sends out surveys to their economy class passengers, but they do. I usually ignore them, but after a recent trip, one arrived in my inbox on a feisty night. So.

The first question was some kind of generic "tell us your thoughts" about whatever. So I did.

Traveling with linked tickets with friend who is Zone 1 and I'm Zone 3 -- why? And really, do you need to have 15 different boarding levels? As I joked with my friend, who was zone 1 and boarded and I stood out and waited 10 minutes or so to go sit by him, the levels should be renamed King, Queen, Princes, Squires, Jokers, and Serfs. I mean, come on. There was basically one Zone 4 guy left standing at one point, and it was like the scene from "Meet the Fokkers." Treat people more humanely. You show all the perks and luxuries rich or business people get to experience, as if that's the general experience, and then cram the rest of humanity knee-to-seat Zone 30 cattle car and…

A visit to the Ark Encounter.

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Last fall I went to the Ark Encounter with a friend and my parents. We drove, and my parents had many hilarious photos taken of them by me. They are very patient and, by the time we arrived at the Ark Encounter, probably had a lot of personal compassion for what it would be like to be stuck with your family in a confined space for extended periods of time.

My poor parents. I mean, if you could see the photos...I took photos of them falling asleep in the car, falling asleep in the planetarium, falling asleep in the hotel lobby... Here's a photo of a photo. I'm that bad.



It was a fantastic trip with a variety of stops and adventures (including a glorious trivia tournament win on a ferry across Lake Michigan), but I want to talk about the Creation Museum and the Ark Encounter in this post. Each section below is a discussion of some of the different issues and reactions I have heard from people regarding these two attractions.


World Class Is Not A Lie
The Ark Encounter is often d…