Saving the world one sheep at a time

It’s 3 in the morning and I’ve been traveling for 8 and a half hours so if this is in a language other than English I apologize.

I was shocked when I realized yesterday that my direct flight from DC to San Francisco was over six hours long – I might as well be flying to Europe! I don’t think it had ever truly sunk in just how far away The Best Friend and I live from each other until that moment.

So I was very excited tonight when I saw the individual screens on each seat when I boarded the plane. My flight to London last year went by in a flash because of all the movies available to watch. Sadly I soon realized that each movie on this flight came with an $8 price tag. In a cruel twist, the only thing that was free was the TV shows. Not helpful.

Luckily I had brought several books and The Android’s Dream turned out to be a lifesaver as I read it cover to cover during the flight:

About The 1st Draft

I am a 30-something English teacher living in the Midwest who loves books, television, soccer, a good conversation, Cardinals baseball, and playing with my adorable nieces and nephews.
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2 Responses to Saving the world one sheep at a time

  1. It was Virgin America Larry – apparently they take the long way around! After my return trip, the three-book policy seems to be a very good idea. Android’s Dream was really good, and yes it is a P.K. Dick reference although the book itself has nothing to do with Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? besides the fact that it is about a sheep.

    Snickers has been properly reminded, hopefully she will be able to make the trip up sometime!

  2. Larry McD says:

    So much for Marion High School Geography classes. I’m figuring you had to be on JetBlues. If it’s any consolation, the flight back will probably be only 5 hours.

    I ALWAYS take three books on cross-countries in case one of them bores me. I’m intrigued by Android’s Dream… is it a P.K. Dick reference? (Don’t answer til you’ve had lots of sleep.)

    Remind Snickers she’s on my bucket list!

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