at gate a18

June 22, 2012

airport blogging.
it’s become a cliché, i know.
but it’s really one of the best places to get writing done.

i feel super slick this trip,
since i managed to pack only one carryon bag.
gone are the days of a dedicated shoe suitcase.
(anyone else miss the falsely inflated economy?)

this is also the first time i’ve got my boarding pass on my phone.
the airline just texts you a qr code, and bob’s your uncle!
i feel like a jet setting businessman.
except in basketball shorts.
and flip flops.
in coach.

though i guess i lose coolness points for being so desperate for wifi that i accidentally signed up for a monthly subscription to boingo wireless. i mean, i do travel a bit more than the average knitter, but i don’t need access to airport internet every month. anyone know how i can cancel that shit?

in knitting news,
the second sock is well underway.
i have more than five hours to finish (they’re a gift)
and i’m feeling pretty confident about my chances for success.
after which,
i’ll be casting on this.
i suggested a weekend knit along for the retreat
and this is what i suggested.
i love it.

here’s hoping for a f.o. this weekend!

i realize this post was basically a glorified status update. i can never sleep before a trip so let’s blame my lack of wit on exhaustion. no? you demand entertainment? hmm. alright. here’s a random arabic song my friends and i used to rock out to. enjoy the utter randomness!

4 Responses to “at gate a18”

  1. Sally at Rivendale Farms Says:

    Have a wonderful time! Looking forward to a report and pictures!

  2. Knitterella Says:

    You knit so many gifts, you must use a lot of Knitterella gift tags ;)

    Hope you had a great trip. Looking forward to your follow up post.

  3. Juliet in Grand Rapids Says:

    You have a Morrill Hall bag! Cool!

  4. Nicholas Says:

    Um, that Morrill Hall bag is amazing… wherever did you find such a beautiful thing?

    Way too many early morning classes in that building…


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