Category Archives: Airplanes

Hey, I’m a Free Bird

Usually when I’m in flight I read or let my mind drift, stare out the window at clouds or the lighted dots of cities in the dark. If I fly JetBlue, I watch Channel 13 – a little cartoon plane … Continue reading

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Once an Agoraphobic…

Hello. My name is Cindy and I’m an agoraphobic. Thirty years have passed since I’ve uttered the words “panic disorder” and “agoraphobia” as many times as I did this summer. A challenging trip to Colorado in August led to this … Continue reading

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Luggage and Baggage

June 23rd, 2011 on a plane to Seattle: I am flying across the country on a 737 Alaska Airlines jet to Seattle to visit my friend and fellow writer, Erika Sanders. We will be staying on Whidbey Island, a long … Continue reading

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