POTD: Sleeping Out

POTD: Sleeping OutSleeping Out Salt Lake City, Utah 2014

It’s almost May, so of course that means it’s a good time for a blizzard in Bozeman. I happened to be in an airplane five minutes from landing at the Bozeman airport when the storm hit. Visibility was so bad they turned the plane around and flew us back to Salt Lakc City, arriving about midnight. We’re supposed to head back to Bozeman at 7:00 a.m. but I see the winter storm warning lasts until 10:00 a.m., so who knows when I’ll get home. Since the problem was weather, Delta did not pay for hotels and there would have been time for only a few hours sleep anyway before returning to the airport so most folks opted to just stay in the airport. Delta did hand out water bottles, snacks, a little overnight kit, pillows and blankets. This guy has one of the more elaborate setups. I just lay on the hard floor and dozed off and on under the bright lights with all the cleaning crew industriously working around the area. I finally gave that up and now it seems I’ll be up for the duration.]]>