I spent 11 hours today in airports and on planes.  I spent most of it feeling sorry for myself over the whole Hawthorn situation, some of it sleeping, some of it reading and at least a little of it feeling gloriously in awe at how amazing it is to to fly over the Rocky Mountains on a clear winter day and then watch the sunset around the edge of the world.

Tomorrow I spend the day with my mom and get to tell her everything that’s been going on.  I will probably need a sedative first.