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Flying to and from Chicago in one day looks good on paper.

4am
Wake up. Clean up. Iron clothes. Feed cats. Since I was awake and my wife set an alarm for backup I made her an iced coffee.

5am
Hit the road. Stop for gas before airport

6am
Valet parking, shuttle, print boarding pass. Lonnnngggg security line.



6:50am
Board plane. Eat muffin and granola bar.
Boot laptop and work on excel file for new video collection and prepare mockup of iPad app interface.

8:20
Land Midway. No luggage to claim. Easy to get taxi into town. Oops morning rush hour.

9:10am
Corner Bakery. Bagel. OJ.

9:40am
Arrive at meeting location. Adjust tie.



10am
Meeting 1.

11am
Meeting 2. Brainstorming session. Action plan. Lunch.

2:11pm
Taxi to airport. Easy security. Buy food.

3:35pm
Board. Aisle seat. Taxi. Takeoff. Zzzzzzzzz.....

3:42pm (really 4:42pm)
Felt like I slept longer than 4 minutes. Snack. Coffee. Laptop. Conversation with seat mate. Former Obama staffer.

7:20pm
Land Hartford.



7:30pm
Valet shuttle. Pay. $0.25 cup of cafe mocha. Car. Highway. Call friend to chat. Time passes.

8:45pm
Home. Mailbox. Remove any clothes that touched airplane or taxi. Pajamas. Sofa. DVR. Southland. V. Zzzzzzzz.



10:12pm
Slept a bit longer that time.

End of day. End of blog. Stay tuned. Busy times ahead.

Thanks for rea...zzzzzzzzzzzzz......

Oops.

Mike Cohen


Posted by: Mike Cohen on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:16:00 pmComments (1) travel

Comments

Re: One Heck of a Commute
by Mark Stuart
Hi Mike,

Now that's a long day! Thanks for sharing,

Mark

-Mark
Mark A. Stuart
Producer/Director/Editor

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