On the poster-sized post-it calendar on my living room wall, I called this “the Month of Jetlag … or How to Write a Prospectus at 30,000 Feet.” And, though I am no closer to clearing that particular academic hurdle than I was a month ago, JetBlue’s “all-you-can-jet” pass has proven quite an adventure. Here’s a quick recap:
Number of Flights: 20
Miles Flown: 39,248
- 1 black half-zip REI layer jacket
- 1 pair of fuzzy green slipper socks
- 3 sets of miniature shampoo/conditioner bottles
- 1 set of scriptures (left with CouchSurfing host on first NYC visit)
- 1 Pilot G-tech C4 pen. Dangit.
- Cell phone (temporarily—on the seat of the car that had just dropped me off at the airport—thanks JetBlue ladies and Jessi)
- A couple hundred hours of sleep 🙂
- A new allergy
- How to walk on a fractured foot
- The best place to spend the night in JFK.
- Not the best place to spend the night in LGB.
- 1 set of scriptures (delivered to airport by CouchSurfing host last night in NYC-thanks, Julie!)
- A fantastic spot for home-made whole-wheat vegetarian pizza in Portland
- Great 4/$1 dumplings in Chinatown in New York
- The “historic nub” of Boston (and it only took about 2 hours to get there…from across the highway)
- Increased appreciation for the designers of public transportation systems
- Half a dozen fantastic organizations with whom to collaborate on a social entrepreneurship curriculum
- Great new vocabulary words like “sector agnostic” (more on that later)
- About a hundred follow-up emails to write
I’ll be attempting a return to “normal” life this week and anticipate blogging will be an integral part of processing this past month. Stay tuned.