My first destination this morning was the new Tim Horton’s near our home. I went in, sat down, remarked to myself how much fun it’ll be to listen and write from a different location (not to mention eat different food and drink different coffee).
Then, I thought, “I’d better check to see if their Wi-Fi works before I order.” I set up my laptop, searched for a signal…
And found none.
I asked the gal behind the counter if they have Wi-Fi (since their signs indicate they do). She told me Wi-Fi wasn’t available yet.
So I packed up and left.
I’m back at Panera Bread.
But that’s okay. It’s good coffee and good food and – like Cheers – everybody knows my name.
As I listen to Haydn’s Scottish Songs for William Napier III, I gaze out the window to witness yet another blizzard. I observe the people around me (including the very animated lady ahead at a table on the left chatting about her latest Bible study) reading, eating, laughing.
A minute ago, a friend sent me the URL to this WestJet Christmas Miracle video, which I watched, tears streaming down my face.
This line was especially meaningful to me:
“A WestJetter would say it was more than mere fun. Miracles do happen when we all work as one.”
There’s a tie-in between the WestJet stunt and today’s CD of folk songs written for William Napier. Continue reading