When things go a bit awry

The THPL journey has its moments and what a moment it has been.  A simple two leg trip from the west coast of the US to Amsterdam, expected total travel time of 14 hours becomes a trip of 48 hours and a lot of waiting, not knowing, contemplating and breathing.  Yes, breathing…..deeply so as to remind oneself that mindset and how we think about our circumstance can make even these challenging circumstances tolerable.  And we learn from these times, for example communication really helps ameliorate a situation, when we give people information we empower them to embrace and accept a difficult situation.  It can all be good even when it is not as planned as long as we don’t let it get the best of us.  Here’s to life and all that it brings us – even when we don’t ask for it….

Loving life when the plane finally takes off….