Discovering the World, Moment to Moment — Seattle

Episode 9: Sleepy in Seattle

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How often does flying the friendly skies run smoothly?  It's mind blowing when it does.  Recently I flew the first flight out in the morning to Seattle.  Living an excruciating distance from JFK, we left the house before sun up.  I was catatonic.  No biggie, I figured I had 5 hours to sleep on the plane.  I was armed and ready with my Bose headphones, eye mask, and cashmere blankie.   Once boarded, our merry Jet Blue pilot announced that we'd be arriving one hour early.  Being glued to a Seinfeld marathon and landing faster than the Millennium Falcon screwed with my chance to nap.  Most...

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Episode 4: Driving Through Trees

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My husband and I are super lazy.   I’ve labeled our lives together "The 7 Year Plan," even though there was no actual plan. I was 19 when we met and channeling Cyndi Lauper: I just wanted to have fun.  Neal was game for anything.  We dated for 7 years before we got married and then waited, for no apparent reason, another 7 years to have one child.  Did I mention we were lazy? I became a mother at 33. In an ideal world, I should have been pretty capable by then, but my son was colic and SURPRISE! I...

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