Tag Archives: flight

Fleeing Las Vegas

Miraculously landed on the earth at O’Hare airport from my flight from Las Vegas where I had spent 3 days and 3 nights to attend a conference. During the final harrowing 3 hours of the flight, the pilot repeatedly announced … Continue reading

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30 minutes

it was mother’s day. i was invited to brunch at my mother’s place with my oldest sibling, S.,  visiting from the west coast. i phoned from the highway to tell them that i was running 30 minutes late. it was … Continue reading

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de-planed

i hope you don’t mind… well… um… i’m kind of wondering if you could do me a favor. And feel free to say “no.” It’s OK. I know you have a lot on your plate right now. i’m sure i … Continue reading

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Boston to Beijing, sans Beijing

tonight i found myself on a flight from Boston to Beijing, with a stop in Chicago. I am not sure why I got off the plane in Chicago. Was it fear? Was it laziness about coming up with another excuse … Continue reading

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jolt

it turns out yesterday’s episode of paranoia may only have been paranoia. more like a case of reverse narcissism. but more on that for another blog post. sometimes it just feels too dangerous to hope for things. so you get into … Continue reading

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fight or flight

a day unremarkable enough to write nothing about, but i don’t want to fall into the bad habit of not writing at all. but really, if you happen to be reading this, i would be grateful to you for setting … Continue reading

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