Check in started at I got in line at in order to try for an emergency row seat. Even though I was one of the first to check in, I had to settle for an aisle seat. That was fine. I can always stretch one leg out in the aisle and trip the flight attendants. Such entertainment makes a 13½-hour flight go faster.
The flight left on time at and I changed my watch to Psychologically this helps me adjust to the new time zone. Instead of traveling through the night, I try to stay awake by thinking I’m traveling during the day. An uneventful flight. I only slept maybe an hour or an hour and a half.
After a month of trying to drink coffee in a nation of tea drinkers, I was very excited that on this flight, United served Starbucks coffee. How could it get any better?
It was the worst coffee I have ever had. By comparison, this airline-version Starbucks made coffee from a Chinese vending machine taste like something Paul Brown at his best would brew.
36 hours of travel, 12 of it waiting in airports. Jet lagged. I will not be operating any heavy machinery for the next few days.
Thursday night I woke up out of a very sound sleep, in a dark room, not knowing where I was. I somehow realized a cat had walked across the bed. Funny, I don’t remember any cats in