August 7, 2008
I’ve been traveling like a mad man over the last few weeks. Several trips have been for legislative committee meetings, but I’ve had to take a couple of business trips, too. Sadly, I’m cursed when it comes to plane travel.
I hate getting on a plane. It’s miserable. My flights get canceled unexpectedly. Late arrival is the norm. And airport connections always seem to involve a train ride and a long hike.
One recent trip was a case study in my usual sky-high bad karma. On the other hand, it also involved some quality time with a good chunk of the Mary Kay cosmetics family.
I left Austin and made my connection at DFW airport. When I boarded the plane from Dallas to Philadelphia, I realized it was about two-thirds full of Mary Kay representatives. Lots of pink name tags on lapels and pink luggage in those overhead bins. Some of these folks wore ribbons