Ladies and Gentlemen, meet Snoring Nora, my seatmate aboard United Flight #227 from Denver to Los Angeles. I knew Nora was trouble from the moment she sat down. "Miss!," she called to the Flight Attendant shortly after take-off, "I'd like two Beers and an Apple Juice." She drank the beers at supersonic speed and then reached for her purse, which appeared to be filled to the brim with Trail Mix. "Want some?" she asked, spitting a half-chewed pecan in my direction. "No thanks," I replied, "I just ate." The next thing I knew, she dropped her book -- a Harlequin Romance entitled Julia: La Noche Mas Bella -- into my lap. Was she trying to tell me something? I doubt it. She was sound asleep and snoring louder than a Jet Propulsion Engine ...!