Gary Player authors this week's NY Times Business section's usually entertaining Frequent Flier column/Q&A, claiming that in his 60 years he's spent 90 percent of his time on commercial airlines, logging more than 15 million miles.
And sleeping on plane floors.
I remember a flight years ago when I was traveling from Los Angeles to Japan. I was seated next to a woman who was very engrossed in her knitting. I asked her if she would like the use of both seats, and I proceeded to go to the floor. I was out like a light. As I was coming out of my sleep, which was about eight hours, I heard the woman talking to the attendant. She thought I might be dead. All I could do was smile, and she was either quite relieved or scared when I stood up.