"I hope no one objects to your metaphor, which conveys both the beauty and the sadness of this once-great city today, as do your descriptions of the mold and marble, the cuisine and the creeping water. "
"Thanks, Ari and Anil. You've confirmed what I know, which is, it's hard to know what your miles are worth. 20 years ago it was simpler to figure that out, so it was easier to determine if it's worth it to pay a fee (say, $75) for a frequent flyer…"
"Thanks, Ari. Something has been on my mind as I shuffle through my frequent flyer accounts. There used to be a fairly accurate monetary equivalent of loyalty miles in your account, so if you had 50,000 loyalty miles, you knew its approximate worth…"
"As a West Coast resident who eats a lot of Asian food, it's hard for me to imagine that there was ever a time when chili peppers weren't important ingredients in India, Southeast Asia, parts of China, etc. But you're right: Just a few centuries ago,…"