Who?

Welcome spring weather with the start of Daylight Savings today, Sunday, March 11th. Daylight saving time is the practice of advancing clocks forward by one hour in the spring to gain additional daylight during the early evening. I have noticed that with more sunlight and warmer weather people appear to be happier.  They seem to…
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Worth The Wait

June 23, 2011 found me on “pins and needles” waiting at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport yet again.  I watched people hustle and bustle with their luggage, couples strolling hand in hand, people reading newspapers and then my eye caught a sweet baby girl’s face.  Reflecting on her gracious innocence, I found myself more at ease…
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Things Can Only Get Better (3)

Continuation from Things Can Only Get Better (2) … In front of me, there were two young ladies. I suppose they were new to this as well. They both walked up to the passport officer, only to be sternly reprimanded. Maybe I was standing in the wrong line; the passport officer to the right was…
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Things Can Only Get Better (2)

Continuation of Things Can Only Get Better … A long line was forming now, cheerful voices lifting about them. I joined that line, felt people moving in behind me, left the line, walked around and finally went back to it. I couldn’t help but think back to 2010, to the hell I went through. The…
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Things Can Only Get Better

After the 2010 fiasco, 2011 turned out much better. Mind you, once bitten, twice shy. On Thursday 23rd June, last year, a good friend drove me to Landvetta Airport. Once I was checked in, we took a coffee and a light breakfast, my head still buzzing with wild thoughts of possibly not getting to America.…
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