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The People on the Plane

THE ETERNAL OPTIMIST There’s no way your baggage Will fit in the bin, Yet you somehow have faith That you’ll cram it all in! THE FREQUENT GOER Lady in the window seat, Once again we’re on our feet. You sip your coffee, coke and tea, And fifty times you have to pee. THE SPIRITUAL TRAVELER [...]

Sic Transit

I recall a time when flying wasn’t such a huge ordeal. It was organized and civilized, I’d even say genteel. But now security alone has rendered me a wreck. I’ve got half a foot of butt room and I’m sitting next to Shrek! They’ve just run out of snacks, and it’s a seven-hour flight. I’d [...]