Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Airplanes, Flying on

As you are flying to Boston for ALA Midwinter, be sure to acknowledge your library-brethren -- the flight attendants. Like you, these kindred spirits teach in small, confined spaces; they express an obvious boredom with teaching the same lesson over and over again; and their lessons are directed to patrons who blatantly ignore them.

For those of you who are not flying to Boston, express your camaraderie by handing out packets of peanuts to the students in your library classes.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

That is so true! Great post. :)

Enrico Francese said...

That's why now they put a movie instead of the live lesson, isnt'it? ;-)
Humans replaced by technology! :-D

Bruce Farrar said...

They still do a live show on Southwest Airlines, plus they often add something to see if you're paying attention, e.g.,"If you're traveling with small children, or anyone acting like a small child..."

Plus the peanuts are still good.