Taking Off

 

We’ve been prepping Ellis for her first plane ride for awhile.

 

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We were never worried that she would cry or yell.

 

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Somehow we took that as a given.

 

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I hope it’s because the bond between us is strong enough that she trusts we would never do anything to hurt her.

 

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And, she was excited for weeks before her first flight.

 

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But, she was always patient in her waiting as well as when she was on the plane.

 

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I loaded up my old tablet with Qiao Hu Island and Doraemon cartoons.  She lost interest in about an hour.  Didn’t really need’em.

 

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Perhaps, our prepping paid off.  Or, she never needed’em.

 

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  • Phonow

    Aww. What a joy– little ellis’ first flight. where did you fly to?

    my flight had a girl a little older than ellis, who cried all the way from la airport to hawaii. i did not think she could last that loooonnnnggg. haha

    • dd

      i already hinted to you where i was going to go.. see whether you could catch the hint.

      ellis is so good on the plane. she’s a painfully good child.

      • Phonow

        baltimore? (tried reading the sign behind the check in lady- haha). have pity on me. i had a rough journey with a crying child. i almost joined in.

        sweet ellis. she looked so happy on the airplane. no fear– just absorbing the entire experience. :)

        • dd

          cheater.

          she wasn’t really that impressed with plane considering it’s her first time… she was more excited before she got on the plane.. maybe a bit underwhelmed.

          • Phonow

            cheater? lol. more than one way to skin a cat. :)

            okay. why did you chose to visit baltimore?

          • dd

            i told u to talk to obama right after my private meeting with loretta lynch

          • Phonow

            you’re bill clinton? omg. why do you pretend to be asian?

          • dd

            why do people think i am black?

          • Phonow

            you’re black? dayum. never would have guessed.

          • dd

            obama said i am the real first black president

          • Phonow

            clinton checked out ancestory.com, and found out we are all black.

          • dd

          • Phonow

            what is your name?
            kunta kinte.
            no, your name is bill. what is your name?
            kunta kinte

          • dd

            my name is amistad and i like to incarcerate blacks

          • Phonow

            you’re a swooner, not a schooner.