Daraius: We’ve got a great team at Million Mile Secrets. But I miss writing as much as I did in the old days! So here I am writing about stuff that I really care about (and which isn’t all miles-and-points related).
“O! for a horse with wings! ~William Shakespeare”
I love living in a time when it’s not only knights and nobles that have access to these magical winged horses!
One of my favorite things is to watch airplanes whizz by as they come in to land. I feel gratitude run through my body and my heart pounds faster as my eyes dart to follow the plane in the sky!
Last week, as I was driving to Chicago’s O’Hare airport to return my rental car, I pulled to the side of the road just after going through the toll booth.
The sun was setting and the sky was painted with different hues of orange.
And then the planes whooshed by!
My ears rung with the growling of the engine & my head quickly moved from side to side to follow the plane as it flew by.
I felt alive!
The combination of the gracefulness of the plane’s descent together with the loud savage sound of the engines gave me goosebumps…and a big goofy smile on my face.
My hands shook with excitement!
I don’t need to actually get on a plane to get excited and grateful.
Watching a plane take off or land fills me with immense appreciation and gratitude that I have the means to do what birds do.
And surf the web and go to the bathroom while doing it!