Daily Archives: December 1, 2015

I’m a pretty passive person and I have very liberal attitudes about life and society, but a recent incident on an airplane made me shake my head.Airline graphic

My wife Angela and I were flying from Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles. It was a 13-hour flight and we tried to prepare for it as best we could. But 13 hours on a plane is a challenge to say the least.

We were fortunate enough to have a spare seat between us, so we could stretch out and Angela actually fell asleep for part of the trip.

I have trouble sleeping on planes, which made the “incident” even more surreal.

After about nine hours of flying, a female couple sitting behind us were having an argument. The one woman moved from the centre seat to the empty aisle seat, banging the fold-up table as she moved. No big deal, but when she moved into the aisle seat, she (more…)