Thursday, August 16, 2007

What A Mom Will Do For Some Alone-Time

Last Saturday, after a week of family vacation in a house with six adults and four kids, I was ready for some peace and quiet. On the first leg of our flight home, we sat three across: my son at the window, me in the middle, and my husband on the aisle. The four-hour flight went fairly well, thanks mainly to the inflight movie (Shrek III), but my son was hanging on my arm, wanting me to put my arm around him, etc, etc. for almost the entire flight. On the next leg of the flight, we had two seats together, and one seat a few rows back. I got the seat by myself.

Yes, I was seated in the middle once again, jammed in-between a 10 or 11 year old boy with a video player, and a Japanese gentleman with laptop. I had my iPod and I listened to several episodes of This American Life... and I was very, very happy.

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