Paul Bowles

Travel Gone Wrong by Cindy Hulsey

I’ve been psyching myself up for a trip to New York for my step-daughter’s graduation from law school this spring.  This is not easy.  I haven’t flown since 1999 and over the past fifteen years my fear of flying has escalated into a full-blown phobia.  By contrast, I have friends who are avid world travelers.  They have vacationed in more than 100 countries.  As you can imagine, they find it hard to sympathize with my lack of enthusiasm for travel, but in my defense, there was that time my friend broke her arm hiking in some godforsaken country, had it set badly, and had to have i