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Attenberg's misadventures on a book promotion tour reminded me of my recent adventures flying to conferences. Enjoy! -VH Novelist Jami Attenberg discovered a surprise antidote to the anxiety that plagued her each time she had to get on a plane to promote a book. via Curing my Flight Anxiety, One Book Tour at a Time — … Continue reading Curing my Flight Anxiety, One Book Tour at a Time — Longreads
Recently I recounted a business trip to Atlanta for training, and the difficulties I encountered flying to and from that city’s airport. This was not my first experience with substantial delays, or with issues at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Let us go back in time to 2007, not long after your humble correspondent enlisted in … Continue reading (Mis)Adventures in Flying, 2007
You have entered the senescent maze, Where you will spend the rest of your days. Seize possibility From the exits you see, And find either derision or praise. The exit you select matters not. Many others have found what they sought. Yet some people perceive, When they fail to achieve, Their endeavor amounted to naught. … Continue reading Senescent Maze
After the difficulties I experienced while flying to Atlanta on Monday, I settled into the conference I was attending at Georgia Tech. The only thought I gave to my eventual flight home was that the weather looked good and that there should be no problems getting home. It was true that another storm had come … Continue reading (Mis)Adventures in Flying, Part 2
Since last summer, when I started travelling by air to training opportunities for work, I have had good luck with making connections. I had a narrow escape last month, where we were nearly an hour late departing from Houston, resulting in my friend and me making a mad dash through Detroit Airport to make our … Continue reading (Mis)Adventures in Flying, Part 1