Killing Time at ORD

TSA might be watching.

The Good Men Project
Change Becomes You

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By Jeff Cann

Part 5 — Wednesday 5/29/24:

TSA might be watching. The age-old question: am I killing (a.k.a. wasting) time, or is it time to kill? My back faces the glass wall overlooking the runway, only one person can see my screen. He’s the older dude sitting next to me. About my age, only much cooler. He’s got that bald-head-gray-beard thing going on. I’ve often thought about going for that look, maybe with a hoop earring like Ed Bradley, only I can’t stand wearing a beard. I might as well be swaddled in wool undergarments. It feels like scabies crawl under my skin.

Susan and I flew into Chicago O’Hare last night at 7:00. Twenty-five minutes after our connection to Harrisburg left. We had a mechanical delay in Missoula and then severe thunderstorms kept us in the air in Chicago. When we landed, bright sunshine glistened through the plane windows. The tarmac looked dry to me. I wondered why we didn’t land sooner. It’s clear that our connecting flight had no trouble taking off.

Part 1 — Saturday 5/25/24

They tell me these protective feelings never go away. That’s what the seniors tell me. I work with a bunch of them on a volunteer initiative at my job. “She’s you’re daughter. You’ll always worry about her.” I flew to Missoula, Montana this…

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