12 October, 2010

Pursuit #48: Chair in the sky

Today I flew through the air. Now, I didn't just fly, but I flew at speeds of 600 mph. Impressed? There's more. I flew all the way from Chicago to Dulles, VA. That's a distance of 577 miles. AND all the while, I was just sitting in a chair snacking on pretzels (nom nom nom), sipping soda and reading a magazine.  AMAZING RIGHT?!?! 

Flying on planes is, well,  INCREDIBLE. And wholly under-appreciated. The comedian Louis C.K. made some very excellent and amusing points in his stand-up when I saw him a couple years ago live. Every time I fly now I think about this spiel:

1 comment:

molly said...

I remember this bit. So funny, and so true. Flying is incredible!