Nice international weekend specials

Continental is running a number of very nice long weekend specials for international travel (bookable through Friday for Saturday through Monday/Tuesday travel).

IAH to Guayaquil, Ecuador (GYE) comes in at $359 (best regular CO fare on FareCompare.com is $618)

IAH to Panama City, Panama (PTY) comes in at $259 (best regular CO fare on FareCompare.com is $513).

IAH to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (PVR) comes in at $149 (best regular CO fare on FareCompare.com is $290).

IAH to San Jose,

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Brr

It was about 15 degrees or so in Tulsa this morning when we started running around, and just below freezing when we left this afternoon.

It was 61 degrees when we touched down at IAH this evening.

That’s much better “winter” weather (although the cold front is apparently supposed to push down here at some

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Penders coaches #1000

Tom Penders is set to coach his 1,000th college game this afternoon, when UH takes on UTEP at the Hof.

The game should be a pretty good battle between the two teams that are likely to fight for second place all season in CUSA.

Since CUSA is probably, at best, a two-bid league this year, this is a really important game for the Coogs.

I hope our fickle fan base hasn’t already bailed on the team, after the performance

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Back

We’re back in Houston after a highly successful trip to Oklahoma.

There were no weird flight stories this time, although it seemed that about half the plane boarded (legitimately) during elite boarding on the return leg. I’ve never seen the proportion of elites that high, especially on the TUL-IAH route.

The Tulsa airport has kind of a cool exhibit going right now in the ticketing area. We didn’t spend much time looking it over, but Callie tells me

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