Michelle Accardi

Why Do I Fly?

September 22, 2016

It’s not quite 5 AM and I’m sitting on another plane, returning from another trip. Today is flight number 105 so far this year. It’s dark and cold up here at 33,000 feet. I miss my husband, my colleagues, heck I even miss my coffee mug…but I’m filled with anticipation and know that the time I’m waiting for is coming…and there it is…. dawn has broken. As the hope inducing pink and orange rays spread across the sky, I’m filled with a joy almost as satisfying as that moment when a student’s eyes light up with understanding of a concept…

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