Pickleball Magazine 2-3 - Page 58

Roxanne Pierce The highlight of my Minto US Open trip actually occurred on my flight back home. T he flight out of Fort Myers was delayed. We arrived in St. Louis 30 minutes late and then sat on the tarmac for another 15 minutes waiting for a gate to open. Grrrrr. I had a really tight connection. Arriving into gate C-12, I could see my next plane at C-14 still parked. Yea! I barreled my way to the front, ran up the jetway, and flew over to the next gate and partway down the jetway when I heard a loud voice hollering, “Lady, LADY, you can’t go there. HOLD ON!!!” I exclaimed, “That's my flight!” She calmly told me she’d get me on. I had a stop in Wichita where I thankfully changed from a cramped middle seat to the very front row with tons of leg room. A wheelchair passenger was brought on board with his mother and sat across t ͱ)!ЁeЁٕ䁅єЁѕаɕܰ)ɕ镐́ɕ̸IЁѕȁхȁM͠)ȁ䁵ͽѼ͔ձѡȃqt)ѽ$݅ɐݡɕչȁ䁉ɕѠѡЁ$)݅́ɕѥɕɅɅ她ͽɔՅݽձ)ѕ݅ɓQ͔ɅѥѥȁQɽ՝ѡѕɕѕȰ)ѡ͔х٥х̰ѡЁѕЁхѼ)ͽѡɽչѡͥՅѥɕѼչ)ɽѡхѥՕѽ݅ɐA)!݅ѡɽ՝ѡЁѡ͔ɽЁ)͍ٕɕѡ͕ȁ݅ͻeЁɕѡձ͔5)Ʌѥ́ɅѽٕɅչȁ)ɵ́ݥѠѡͥхɕ܁ѥ̰́ݔЁ)ݸѡͱ$ɥ́͡Ёхѕɕͥ(ѼѡЁqMх䰁х䰁х䰁х䰁х奻dٗtݡѡ͔)ٕѥѕѡɽ՝ͬɥѽȁ́ݕɔ͵)Ёѡ٥͕ЁѼ͡Qӊéѡ͔ݡѡɔ)́ɼѥ٥丁Q͔$ѥՕ AHȀѕ)չѥݔɥٕЁȁٕͥ䰁ՕՔ94ݡɔ)ѡɔѵЁɅ́ѽٕȸѕȁѡȀ)ѕ́ AH%Xѥ́ɥѥѡ)ѥн͕ȁ݅́ѕѼAɕ͉ѕɥ!х)Qɽ՝ͽɅ䁍ɍյх̰$݅́ѡɥЁ)ѡɥЁѥ)ѽ9 ɥͥ䁝Ёѡѕȁͼ$)MхѥȁѡЁ丁$ɹѡ͕ȁձ͔)ɕɔݡɥٕЁѡH)Ʌ͙ɕѼѡ% T)]ݡЁ)Q䁙܁̰ٔͅ1ɸ AHх)͔ɕɕ͠ȁ̸ͭeԁЁٕȁߊ ()Q