A Tale

The world we live in is awesome.

I often realize this when I am in an airport (oddly enough.)

But, seriously. Airports are such an interesting place to be! The whole concept of flying and airplanes already boggles my mind. I know airlines mess up all the time, but that we are sending big, metal, vehicles filled with people into the air hundreds and hundreds of times a day - without explosions or crashes or wrong destinations, well, I think that's pretty cool.

Ok, besides marveling at flying, airports are awesome because of the random people you will come across. Think about it. You rarely find a more random mix of people. Everyone there is going somewhere for a reason. Some for business, some for travel, some for fun, some are headed home, some are fleeing home. But everyone has a story of where they are going! It's pretty cool!

While I was waiting for a flight the other day, I started snapping pictures of stuff going on at the airport. So, here is some of my trips a la cellphone pics :D

Alright, this was a bouquet of fresh flowers in the airport bathroom. Couple things crossed my mind, but mostly, why are they here? Is BWI just becoming a homier, better smelling airport? Or did maybe some man get them for his wife, but then found a better bouquet and bought those instead? Hmmm....

Once at my gate, I sat down to read (which is not normal) and after about a chapter or so, I was bored, so I started looking around. There was a newspaper next to me, so being the culturally aware girl that I am, I started flipping through it. And the weather section made me smile :D Ladies and gentleman, it is hot and sunny everywhere in the United States! Woohoo!

Well, then I looked up and saw a man swinging his arms around. I was thinking "Whaaat on earth...?" Watching a second longer, I realized he was practicing his golf swing. Showing off? Just making the best use of his time? I don't know. But it was a little weird.

And then he started doing squats. I didn't know what to think! Like, we are talking middle of gate, right in front of the place where you board... surrounded by people! Doing squats! It was brilliant.

As I was sitting there, thinking about how weird people are, I looked down at my suitcase and I noticed a keychain of President-head flashcards. I don't know how they got there or where they are from, but if you ever need a some info on Lyndon Baines Johnson while traveling with me, I can help you out! (Honestly, I didn't put this on my suitcase... I just looked down and there it was)

This is possibly the worst picture taken this year, but, I loved this little girl. She had a lisp, and pink glasses and was on a trip with her grandma. She was reading the very first Boxcar Children book and it brought back memories of my childhood - I LOVED the Boxcar children :)

Last, but not least, is my favorite airport picture :D When I got off the plane, my ride, Amanda, was waiting for me with a sign. A sign! Guh! It made my day!!! I felt like a delegate or a queen or someone who rides in a limo! I was so excited! hahah
ps. Amanda is an excellent bridesmaid and may or may not be my new bff.

Wedding pictures from Cleveland will be up tomorrow! Woot!


  1. lovely adventures! and I'm assuming the Littles put those "key chains"there but I have a few somewhere too. ;-) Annnd Andree can list off president and cabinet facts like it's his job.

  2. I honestly have to say this was my favouritest blog post from you ever. No joke. So entertaining! So nice to talk with you the other day too!!

  3. Hello!
    It looks like you had a fun time at the airport! I love going to the airport too, I couldn't tell you why though.....
    I loved the Boxcar Children too! They were always some of my favorite books!
    You take such lovely pictures! I am always inspired after looking at your blog, I definitely look up to you as an amazing photographer!
    Hope you have a great day!

    Carley Rene


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