- A professional bicyclist on Team 1
- Professional basket ball & foot ball players
- A lady with a very interesting love story
- and more
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Flying - to Denver
I love flying. As a kid my father traveled quite a bit for his job and I was lucky enough to go with him on many a trip. For me, the destinations of the world are only a flight away.
Today I'm in the Seattle airport getting ready to head off to Denver. This will be a 4-day show, so I'll actually be able to settle into a hotel room for quite a few days. That also means packing the very large suitcase instead of the smaller carry on that normally accompanies me. Since this is a breed show, it also means more clothes as I'm required to wear suit jackets, slacks and make-up
. Another change from the dockers that would normally be acceptable!
Judging this weekend means I won't be spending Valentine's Day with my husband and I won't see him or my dogs for a good 5 days (including flying time). There's always a sacrifice when judging, but there are always good points as well. Judging is one of the few times that I get time to myself. Sometimes that's on the airplane designing courses and at rare times I get to spend a bit of time in a hotel hot tub or in the room watching a chic flick.
At any rate, the best part is meeting new people. I almost always meet very interesting people and I really need to take time to write about them. Some have been:
Some are ordinary people with extraordinary stories and some are extraordinary people who want to be ordinary. In any event, I always learn about myself or others during these trips.
I'll let you know what I learn this time through.