“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them, that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”
– Lao Tzu , Chinese Taoist Philosopher
“Long afternoon?” I asked, trying to lighten the mood.
“I peed my pants an hour ago,” replied the airline employee.
“Sorry,” said her colleague. “I can’t hear you over the growling of my stomach.”
I was glad to see that these two harried female airline employees still had a sense of humour. A third worked away stone-faced at a separate terminal. Though we had been near the front of the line when it formed, it still took well over an hour to reach the counter. Our flight out of C...
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