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Road Diaries

An occasional column, recording insights and experiences from members of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship as they travel the world, speaking on Christian Science and its healing mission.

As the woman next to me

From the February 2011 issue of The Christian Science Journal

As the woman next to me in seat 5D punched the call button (yet again), I already knew what she wanted. Before the flight attendant even got to us, the woman shouted, “Gimme some more ice and more of those li’l bottles of gin!” Moments later the flight attendant returned with both.