Saw a patient/friend in my dental practice today who is a Continental pilot. He told me about flying last weekend from Rome to Newark. Flight could not land, circled for awhile before diverting to Syracuse. When he got to Syracuse, they informed him they were not taking any more diverted flights and he had to proceed to Buffalo. Told me that when he landed there and they opened cabin door, he asked where the camera crews were? They didn't understand until he told them he expected big coverage for inaugurating the first non-stop service between Rome and Buffalo! Wait a minute, I said. I just want to know one thing - did the passengers get extra miles for the distance to Buffalo???!!! He laughed and said he knew he should have expected that from me. But still having no power at home, we have to laugh when we can!