Southwest The Magazine - October 2014 - (Page 28)

Feedback Dear Editor, It's ironic that what initially drew me to Nicole Kear's piece in the July 2014 issue was seeing the captivating cover photo of a woman who can't see herself. After my father died of pancreatic cancer when I was 27, our small, tight-knit family thought we'd never recover. The beauty of Nicole's story is that you can recover, and losing something so dear can actually make you see the world in sharper, brighter colors. That's when I realized what it was about the cover that caught my eye: not the picture itself but the unmistakable glow of her inner light radiating from it. Thank you, Nicole, and thank you, Spirit [Editor's note: We're now Southwest: The Magazine], for reminding us to take every opportunity we can to soak in the world. -STEPHANIE BOWEN ASTORIA, NEW YORK Miller Mobley photographed Nicole Kear for that cover. We agree; he captured her beautifully. TALK TO US Send your letters to 2811 McKinney Ave., Suite 360, Dallas, TX 75204, or email letters@ For comments or questions directed at Southwest Airlines that don't pertain to the magazine, please visit the "Contact Us" page at BEAUTIFUL CHAOS I always look forward to reading your magazine during my many business and personal trips on Southwest. On a recent trip with my kids to visit the grandparents, one story in particular resonated to the point of having me in tears. Sheril Kirshenbaum's "Chaos Theory" [August 2014] is the most wellwritten, eloquent, and compelling article on the joys and challenges of parenthood that I've ever read. As a pediatrician and a parent, I've read hundreds of articles that try to CONTINUED ON PAGE 30

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Southwest The Magazine - October 2014

Southwest The Magazine - October 2014
Gary’s Greeting
Saludos de Gary
You Made Our Day
Our Star
Rapid Rewards Freedom Story
From the Editor
Eat Drink Sleep
Wise Guide
Your Adventure In Dallas
Promotional Series: Focus on Franchises
Promotional Series: Focus on Women’s Health
Products and Services
Community Outreach
Flight Service
Rapid Rewards
Terminal Maps
Route Map
The "If" List

Southwest The Magazine - October 2014