All the television monitors in the health club showed the same thing – the North Tower burning. I watched as the second plane hit. On the way to work, the announcer on the radio said blood would be needed so that’s where I went. I was the first one to arrive. By the time I left, people were standing in line.
$2,000,000.00 wasn’t enough to protect Redmoon from Mercury Retrograde. What does that even mean? From a literal stand point, until October 25, if you look at the planet Mercury, it will appear to be going backwards. Obviously that is just an illusion since planets don’t move backwards. So why should we care? When Mercury is […]
The only time I forgot this first habit prior to flying, I ended up in a doctor’s office with a respiratory infection. He actually asked me if I’d recently been on an airplane. Planes are notorious germ tanks. The combination of extremely dry air (a piece of bread will become a hard crust in less than ten minutes), and hundreds of people coughing and sneezing in an enclosed space, spells illness.
Jack fractured his thumb. Surgery and a few pins were required to put it back in place. Before Jack could be discharged from the hospital, the nurse wanted to be sure his pain was manageable. She kept saying it’s so important to stay ahead of the pain because if you stay ahead of it, you […]
I’m better now. At least I don’t cry anymore. I try to comfort myself with thoughts such as ‘The pilot doesn’t want to crash this plane any more than I want him to.’ At one point in my life, I thought I wanted a career as a flight attendant. I love to travel and I […]