18 August 2008
Monday, and time to go home.
We went to the Milwaukee airport, where we were early enough that Marita Beth & I grabbed a small, quick breakfast. Then I was off to security which, in this lovely airport, is a complete breeze. From there, the day went to hell. The day’s trials and tribulations would take too long to regurgitate here. So, instead, I present my twitter feed from the day. But first, here is my photo. This is the lounge where I waited.
My Monday Companions
And now, twitter time, complete with original mispellings.
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headed home. it’s been a good vacation. Too short. 08:16 AM August 18, 2008

I’m at MILWAUKEE airport, USA (USA). 09:17 AM August 18, 2008

took a mechanical. still at MKE. 11:38 AM August 18, 2008 from TwitToday

still waiting. union rules prevent anyone else from doing the teo-minute knob-tightening job thataneeds doing. sigh. stupid unions. 12:16 PM August 18, 2008

they just announced re-accommodation efforts. lets see how, when and by what method i get home now. 12:32 PM August 18, 2008

well crap. now my 10:55 flight is leaving at 4:00. sigh. stuck in an airport that serves only Miller Lite with no internet connection… 01:14 PM August 18, 2008

two more hours to go. 02:14 PM August 18, 2008

4:00 come and gone. still here. still waiting. still wondering…will i get home?  04:04 PM August 18, 2008

flight cancelled…6 hours after scheduled departure. what now? 04:57 PM August 18, 2008

finally on a bird…going home, sadly.@ 05:44 PM August 18, 2008

I’m at DFW airport, USA (USA) 08:10 PM August 18, 2008

shuttle to rmote south. shuttle to HDQ. car to home. all in my immediate future. 08:31 PM August 18, 2008
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And by 9:50 pm, I had my dogs and I was walking into a quiet, very hot house…alone.
Cheers.

~KR (Written on 20 August 2008 )

Camera: Canon PowerShot SD850 IS
Exposure: 0.006 sec (1/160)
Aperture: f/2.8
Focal Length: 5.8 mm
ISO Speed: 80
Exposure Bias: 0/3 EV
Flash: Flash did not fire