Spent the hours between 12 noon and 9:45 pm inside the Detroit airport.
Spent the hours between 9:50 pm and 1:15 am on the tarmac at the Detroit airport.
Got into Bangor at 3 am.
4:30 am bus trip to Acadia NP (which my bro Jeff Gordon got me on) so I'm staying up to go birding.
Why sleep now?
Needless to say I've had some idle hours to think up some new marketing slogans for my friends at Northwest Airlines. (I know these delays were Mother Nature's doing, but so many of the NWA folks were being real Crankypants, that I thought I'd help them out a bit here).
So here's what I suggest for NWA's 2007 marketing campaign.
Helping you appreciate the automobile
We fly only on sunny days!
Not when our planes are wet. Eeeeewww!
We don't think you've spent enough time in Detroit
Try our Next Day Express ServiceWe'll get you there in 2 to 3 days MAX!
We've got your seat right here, next to a 380-pound man who just had Mexican food for lunch! And look! He's taking off his boots!