Thursday, May 24, 2018
Not really our flight plan
In order to prepare for a two week trip with my lovely wife to Rome it is necessary for me to write 20 blog posts ahead of time. I don't have a lot of time to do this. I'm not sure I actually have any time to do this. But I have made a sacred charter, somewhere, I think, that says I must post a new blog post everyday. So I wanted to put a stickied explanation of the desperation of my plight at the top of each of my next twenty blog posts.
I am hoping this will explain why my comments might be (checked (X) as appropriate):
xx First drafts
__ Borderline plagiarized from someone else
__ Borderline plagiarized from myself
__ Petty about the Internet
__ Pandering to the reader
__ Technically illegal in the country of Turkey
__ Ending abruptly
__ Too frank by half
__ Pretty much just the lyrics of some song I like
__ Actually a lot like any of my regular blog posts
This particular post is:
07 of 20
End of Stickied Introduction
Because I am working right up to the moment I leave for Rome there is a great deal of discussion about it from my co-workers. This usually starts right when I arrive at work and almost everyone looks at me with surprise and says "I thought you were in Rome."
To which I scathingly reply "Um, no. I'm here today. I leave Tuesday."
"So, uh, do you have a direct flight?" They ask.
"Almost." I reply. "We go through Chicago and catch a short flight over to Champagne-Urbana where we get a flight to St. Louis. From there we bus over to Kansas City and catch our plane to New Jersey. That connects us to London, on a Jumbo Jet!, then a hop to Naples and one more flight and, voila, we are in Rome."
They might think that was funny if it didn't take me so long to say it.
Posted by Feldenstein Calypso at 6:30 AM
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