Thursday, January 19, 2012
Texts from Larry during a recent delay at Miami airport:
Below is a series of actual texts I received from my husband as he was trying to get from Miami to Key West:
AM IN MIAMI. LEAVING 4 KW. 9:32 a.m.
AM DELAYED 9:4 5A.M. BLECH! HOPING TO LEAVE MIAMI AT NOON NOW. 10:45 A.M.
LOVE U 10:48 A.M.
CREW FROM FREEPORT HASN'T ARRIVED YET.
A REAL S...T SHOW 10:59 A.M.
DUNNO HALF HOUR AGO PLANE HADN'T LEFT FREEPORT.
IT'S MANANA STYLE, BABY. 11:04 A.M.
CAN'T W8 2CU 11:06 A.M
NOPE 11:11 A.M.
LATEST DEPARTURE IS 11;30 BUT I AM NOT OPTIMISTIC 11:15 A.M.
JUST NOW 11:21 A.M.
SOON THEY SAY WILL TEXT MORE WHEN I KNOW 11:23 A.M.
BOARDING 11:49 A.M.
I WAS MISINFORMED. 11:54 A.M.
STILL DELAYED 11:56 A.M.
LATEST EST DEPARTURE 12:30 HAVE MOJITOS READY 12:01 P.M.
NOW 1P.M. AM PLOWING AHEAD WITH STUDENT WORK. AT LEAST MOST WILL BE DONE. 12:15 P.M.
LATEST IS 2/P/M. HOW DO YOU SPELL JETBLUE? 1:30 P.M.
AM BOARDING 1:36 P.M.
K 1:37 P.M.
JUST SITTING ON TARMAC. 1:59 P.M.
LEAVING. 2:05 P.M.
LAND HO 2:44 P.M.