Today was a long travel day. I was flying back from New York and the incoming plane arrived late. As a result, we boarded about an hour after we should have. Then, as we taxied down the runway (past the Trump jet) for our takeoff, the pilot pulled us off onto a side runway where we ground to a halt. The problem, fixed back at the gate two hours later, was a faulty air-speed-indicator heater. While I do value safety any day, today’s delay was particularly tedious because I was sandwiched in a row between two screaming twin babies directly in front and behind me. On top of that, their well-meaning and extremely patient mother tried to entertain them with the noise made from repeatedly crumpling a plastic water bottle…crack, pop, Wah!, crack, pop, Wah!, crack, pop, Wah!
At least the long delay gave me a chance to sketch some new designs. I ended up with five in all which I’ll post over the course of this week. Here is the first: