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May 27, 2011 @ 5:28 am | Filed under:

2011-05-26 18.12.48

The view from our window on the runway in Atlanta, where we sat for over two hours. And consequently missed our connection in Phoenix. Sorry, Mom & Dad & kids. I’m writing from the hotel where we spent the night. We’re on our way back to the airport to catch an early flight home.

(Incidental note. Unable to concentrate for longer spans, yesterday all I could read were the beginnings of things—first chapters I’d downloaded to my Kindle. The new Rob Lowe autobiography; Tina Fey’s Bossypants, which had both Scott and me in giggles; A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan; Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses; and Melissa Coleman’s This Life Is in Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family Undone.)

Updated to add: I forgot my favorite of the first chapters! The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O’Connor McNees. It is off to a most intriguing start. If I’d had a 3G connection at the time, I’d have been sorely tempted to click that “Buy the book” button.)


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  1. Sara says:

    Rob Lowe autobiography? That should be interesting after Melissa Gilbert’s, which was quite a shocker for me. Shouldn’t have been, though, I guess.

  2. sarah says:

    Wishing you home safely, speedily.

  3. Melissa Wiley says:

    Sarah, thank you, we made it home safely, if not speedily. Spent the night at a hotel in Phoenix and hurried back to the airport early this morning. Lovely to be home.

    Sara, did you read Alison Arngrim’s bio? Talk about a page-turner!

  4. Sara says:

    I thought I had Confessions of a Prairie… on reserve at the library, but it must have expired. I’ll go try again!