4:00 a.m.—Leave house for airport
4:50 a.m.—Arrive at airport
5:30 a.m.—at the Ticket Counter
"I'm sorry. We have you booked on tomorrow's flight."
"Today IS Wednesday, July 27th isn't it?"
"Yes, but your flight was cancelled and we re-booked you for tomorrow."
"And I was supposed to know that—HOW?"
6:05 a.m.—Still at Ticket Counter
"We can get you on Delta at 2:45 p.m."
6:15 a.m.—at Delta's Ticket Counter
"Where are you headed?"
"Oh! You're much too early. We can't check you in until 9:50 a.m."
7:00 a.m.—Waiting with all our luggage
9:20 a.m.—Get in line to go through security check
10:05 a.m.—Invited to participate in a detailed security check
10:45 a.m.—Exploring the airport
11:00 a.m.—Arrive at gate
12:00 noon—Lunch. Buy a random book because I know I'll finish the one I have before we arrive at the next airport
2:30 p.m.—Boarding Call
2:50 p.m.—Take off!
3:45 p.m.—Finish Sheep's Clothing by Josi Kilpack
3:46 p.m.—Start The Book of the Dead by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
6:40 p.m.—Time change to 8:40 p.m.
8:41 p.m.—Arrive in Atlanta
8:55 p.m.—Arrive at next gate
8:56 p.m.—You've got to be kidding!
9:30 p.m.—Board flight
9:45 p.m.—Sitting on runway
10:00 p.m.—Sitting on runway
10:15 p.m.—Sitting on runway
10:30 p.m.—Take off
10:45 p.m.—My book is so entertaining, I fall asleep.
11:30 p.m.—Arrive in Louisville 30 minutes late
12:00 midnite—Get luggage
12:03 p.m.—Grandpa & his car is waiting for us at the curb. (Grandpa spent the past 7 hours at the library, waiting for us to get there.)
1:20 a.m.—After an amazingly entertaining and fast-paced day, we finally arrive at Grandma & Grandpa's house.
Now playing on my iPod: The battery died 13 1/2 hours ago.