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Reply #6: I have no desire to fly. I really don't. [View All]

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imdjh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-29-09 11:53 AM
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6. I have no desire to fly. I really don't.
Ever since all this began, I simply have no desire to subject myself to this level of security. I realize that many people have to fly, some like to fly, and most would probably say that it's not that big a deal. Glad you like it.

I like my car. I decide where to go and when to go. I decide when to stop, when to eat, and when to shop.

I have also done the math and it makes sense to me. It's 17 hours between here and my brother's house by car. I take two days to do that because I like taking two days to do that. If I were to fly, it would essentially take one day in that one whole day would be pretty much shot in driving to the airport, checking in, waiting for the flight, waiting on the runway, air time, lay over, air time, landing, waiting, waiting for luggage, dealing with being picked up or transportation, and driving to his house.

I do not like listening to other people chatter. I live in a great deal of silence most of the time. I can't even stand to listen to radio DJ's on public radio, and sure as hell can't stand commercial radio dj's. I don't like being jammed up with other people. I don't like being at the mercy of people whose service industry establishment I can't get up and walk out of.

I guess I am a peasant.
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