Sunday, May 11, 2008

A day in the life...

10:30 a.m. - Leave Dallas, TX for event in Waxahachie, TX
12:00 p.m. - Event in Waxahachie, TX
2:01 p.m. - Leave Waxahachie, TX (Dallas airport is 47 minutes away)
2:49 p.m. - Arrive at Shell close to Dallas airport
2:53 p.m. - Arrive at Avis
2:55 p.m. - Walk to bus to American Airlines terminal
3:05 p.m. - Board bus to AA terminal
3:10 p.m. - Arrive at terminal
3:11 p.m. - Get a boarding pass that says flight leaves at 6:00 p.m. (not 4 p.m.)
3:12 p.m. - Stare blankly into the distance
3:13 p.m. - Find out from AA representative that due to traffic delays at O'hare the 4p.m. flight, won't leave until 6:00 p.m.
3:29 p.m. - Go to Friday's to waste time
5:30 p.m. - Board AA flight
6:00 p.m. - Get a notice from the pilot, that we can't leave until 6:10
6:10 p.m. - Get a notice from the pilot, that we can't leave until 6:18
6:11 p.m. - Went to sleep
8:11 p.m. - Get notice from captain, that even though we've touched down, our gate isn't ready.
8:23 p.m. - Get notice from captain, that the gate is ready, but we don't have clearance to drive up to it.
8:32 p.m. - Drive up to the gate, deplane
8:41 p.m. - Wait for checked luggage [I have too many hair products to not check luggage]
9:14 p.m. - Luggage arrives
9:18 p.m. - Stand in cab line
9:40 p.m. - Get in a cab
10:14 p.m. - Arrive home to a chilly studio, open mail, pluck eyebrows, log onto facebook and teaandsuch.com
10:24 p.m. - Put some drafts on teaandsuch.com as a reminder to write about them later
10:40 p.m. - Decide to write this post now before I forget
10:48 p.m. - Post on teaandsuch.com
10:49 p.m. - Go to bed

Good night!

4 comments:

antithesis said...

LOL! great memory.

ThummyB said...

Not too bad. Really it was about a 14 hour day from waking up to going back to sleep. Not bad at all.

Brown Girl Gumbo said...

Wow, that's a lot. I hope you got lots of sleep!

T said...

@ thummyb... It wouldn't have been bad if it wasn't a Sunday. But you're right, the gig has perks AND drawbacks. :)