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I'm currently in Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, waiting for the United Express flight home. The trip went well, and involved time travel (arriving in the US before we departed from China -- timezones are sweet!).

The plane shook more than any I was one -- a steward next to me loudly called "down" and the he and the stewardesses were on the floor, attempting to prevent liquids (or themselves) from tumbling over.

I was frisked both in Beijing and Chicago. In China all wand-wavers are female, while in the United States the frisker is the same sex as the friskee.

Also, unlike at the beginning of my trip, I am now waiting in a domestic as opposed to international section of the airport. Not only is this wing less crowded, electrical outlets are plentiful and actually powered. My laptop loves it!

18:39 Posted in Beijing 2007 | Permalink | Comments (5) | Tags: chicago, planes, ord

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did the Lady come back, or stay on?

Posted by: Sean | Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Yes, I came back with Dan. ... Now to finish my thesis..:-(

Posted by: Fei | Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Welcome back.

Posted by: Michael | Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Indeed welcome back.

Posted by: Jay@Soob | Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Thanks for the welcomes! It's good to be back!

I finally got Gmail's inbox back down to zero, so I feel good! :-)

Posted by: Dan tdaxp | Wednesday, May 30, 2007

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