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I wondered, could I live here?

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Maybe I could live here.  I don't know any folks here.  They are almost always on the run.  I don't need to reveal anything about myself.  I have an internet connection and can plug my devices into a chair that has outlets and can access the rest of the world.

It does get hot, though, and it will be getting hotter for another 6+ months.  But really, if I don't go outside, I'd never know how hot it was, except for looking at the people running, the sweat pouring down their necks, their armpits.

Yes, that's right.  I was thinking about Tom Hank's character he played in The Terminal.  A foreigner trapped in JFK Airport in NYC.

That's how I felt last Friday at the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport.  I had arrived there to catch a plane home.  And the plane left without me.  REALLY?  How did that happen?

I was there nearly three hours ahead of time, not at the car rental place, not at a coffee shop, but at the actual airport.  I did not fall asleep.  Because of the ho…