This Spring is going to be a travel nightmare.
Traveling is a real big mixed bag of feelings for me. I hate it, because it’s for work. I love it, because it’s some sponsored time to get away. But I hate it, because it’s taking me away from home, and making me miss concerts and get-togethers and Pokemon league.
An airplane is an unexpected place to find peace and quiet. As a writer, I’ve found it’s a great place to work, if not my favorite one–as long as you can be blunt with that chatty, oblivious woman who sits down next to you and say, sorry, but I can’t talk. I’ve got work to do. (If you’re the non-confrontational type, headphones function really well for this. Just slip them in while someone is talking to you and the message is conveyed without room for misinterpretation.) (more…)