How Did We End Up Here?

Standing at the end of the conveyor belt my pointer fingers are curled through the belt loops on both sides of my shorts. Patiently I am waiting for a grey bin at the end of the belt. As it now holds all my belongings: belt, wallet, passport and backpack. The TSA X-ray Analyst is peering at…

Somewhere East of Toronto

The plane gently rolls along the tarmac taxiing into position at Toronto International Airport (TOR) as the Co-pilot briefs the staff to brace themselves as the plane begins to generate speed. As the wheels roll faster and faster down the asphalt until its nose pushes the air out of its way peaking off the horizontal-plane along the tarmac…

Rental Wheels… Wonder What We Got?

Being defeated by land, air and long-distance travel before you reach the rental car counter was lesson number 2 this morning. We’d been traveling since 05:36am yesterday morning and my wife had only the briefest of naps along the journey. I tried persuading her into using an extra pair of ear plugs, or switching seats…