OK folks, a wee post from the train to Ottawa. Why am I on the train? Because all flights to Ottawa were cancelled. They were also cancelled last night. Traveling this short distance was starting to feel like it would never be done. In any event, here I sit, meetings cancelled and plans on hold.
I don’t like endless waiting… Nor do I like the number of times I’ve taken the ferry to Toronto’s island airport in the past 24 hours. But what I do like are these short moments in our wealthy land when we learn we cannot control everything. We like to think we can, but we can’t, and how we react to uncontrollable (and annoying) moments matter. (For example, in other annoying and uncontrollable news, I ran like a race horse to catch the 9:25 train and now 20 minutes later, we sit in the station. Bygones.)by