12/3/2001

I made it home.

Filed under:General — eric @ 2:22 am

I made it home. But to do so, I had to abandon the airline altogether.

When I arrived in Charlotte Friday evening, a mere two hours late, my connecting flight had left me. The next one wasn’t for twenty-four hours, and it was full. There was another on Sunday, but it was full. There were seats available on Monday, if I wanted to wait, and perhaps they could fit me on one of the earlier flights. Three days, they said, to make it from Charlotte to Athens. So I rented a car and drove it in three hours.

4 Comments »

  1. Your recent airline experience does not bode well for those of us planning to trek to Georgia in the spring for a certain party…glad you made it home okay.

    Comment by M — 12/3/2001 @ 2:32 am

  2. Next time you’re stuck in Charlotte - let me know! You can always stay at my place… :)

    Comment by Susan — 12/3/2001 @ 5:05 am

  3. Wow, your travel experience was quite nasty! I’ve had few experiences that could rival that one!

    Comment by Blaise — 12/4/2001 @ 9:01 am

  4. Welcome back! Reminiscent of the Steve Martin movie “Trains, Planes and Automobiles” …had a couple of those myself ;)

    Comment by GJ — 12/4/2001 @ 12:11 pm

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