Saturday, February 23, 2008

The Weekly Wonderings #49: 767 Edition

Color Wonder
1. The middle-aged woman and her mother are both engrossed in magazines. I realize I would find items of greater interest in the mother’s National Enquirer than I would in the daughter’s Vanity Fair.

2. Though, surely, I’d find more to laugh at in Vanity Fair.

3. And when I write that the daughter is middle-aged, that means she’s about my age.

4. But I’m not middle-aged, really, because I doubt I have it in me to live to 92.

5. I am seated in the middle row between a stranger and Youngest. Youngest can’t sit in the middle, of course, because that would mean he is seated next to a stranger.

6. Is it American Airlines which advertises it has 1.5 inches more leg room than other airlines? It doesn’t make a damn bit of difference.

7. I tell the kids the two words they need to remember when we’re going to travel by airplane is cooperate and cope. Thankfully, I don’t have to say this to Pete, the worst traveler in the bunch.

8. What to not have your son keep in his backpack when traveling by air? His bullet keychain. Don’t you think I should have thought of that on the first two flights we were on? I mean, shouldn’t the TSA have noticed it then?

9. Youngest totally impressed the old lady across from us. She was amazed at his coloring skills.

10. I didn’t have the heart to tell her it was Color Wonder. Let her tell everyone about the genius on the airplane.


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