A Time to Reach

Airplanes bring out an unusual fear in me. It's not the fear of getting sick from spending several hours in a confined space of poorly circulated air with hundreds of strangers who may or may not practice good hygiene and may or may not already be sick; though I've been known to take an Airborne before every flight. Nor is it the fear of being suspended forty thousand feet above ground in a metal tube piloted by a man I do not know who may or may not have had enough sleep to do his job well; though I've been known to cry out to God for protection as the plane bolts down the runway during … [Read more...]