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“It’s 112 degrees outside Greg, and Mom has her thermostat set at 83. I can’t take it anymore! Will you pick me up tonight instead of tomorrow?”
Just yesterday I delivered Jean to Phoenix to help her mother prepare for surgery. I’d planned to retrieve her tomorrow morning when the air would be cooler and free of thunderstorms. But after a hot, sleepless night and then being unable to access the Internet for work, my wife is desperate to escape…
(This column first appeared in AOPA Flight Training, 11/11 issue.)
Photo: Sunset rains pummel Arizona’s Verde Valley. (This image is available as a Fine Art Print.)
©2011 Gregory N. Brown
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