Saturday, June 26, 2010
And I am waiting...
I decided to leave around 1 pm today to go to Atlanta to pick up my mama. Well, about 40 minutes into my trip my GPS completely died….no warning, no nothing. Anxiously I pulled to the near by McDonald and checked for directions online. And let me tell you something, I am the world’s worst direction follower. I was certain that I would end up in Florida before arriving to the Atlanta airport. Thankfully I didn’t have to make a lot of turns and in 2.5 hours in I was at the airport.
I first noticed people who were glued to the TV watching a soccer game. The shouts and screams of the diverse group of people made me feel so proud to be an American. As I passed the group, I decided it was time to find a comfortable place where I would spend the next 8 hours. Atlanta Bread Company seemed like a perfect place where I can get online (I had to pay for wireless…boooo) and enjoy a sandwich. Within 5 minutes I had a family of 5 people come up to me and said, “You are from Belarus! We have the same shirts!” Needless to say I enjoyed meeting my countrymen!
Meeting new people is my favorite part of being at the airport. Before too long I made a friend from Chile and she kept me company for several hours while I sat the ABC. Now I have 5 more hours of waiting for my mama to arrive and I just can’t wait!!!!!!!!!!!