Twittering Tales —Ground Hold

117CA20D-CD5D-4D2B-BE5F-043E63EF29AE“This is your captain speaking. Thunderstorms have moved into the area and air traffic control has put a ground hold on flights. We will remain on the tarmac awaiting a weather update.”

Mark looked at his watch. “Dammit, I’m going to miss my son’s birthday party. I hate this job.”

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Written for this week’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. Photo credit: Adhitya Andanu at

10 thoughts on “Twittering Tales —Ground Hold

  1. Kat Myrman April 9, 2019 / 2:55 pm

    Oh, I’ve seen this scenario many times. Work-life balance is a nice saying but I’ve rarely seen it in practice in corporate America. Non-profits even less.

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    • Fandango April 9, 2019 / 4:22 pm

      As you point out, there’s no such thing these days as work life balance.

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  2. Ennle Madresan April 9, 2019 / 6:48 pm


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  3. leigha66 April 9, 2019 / 7:22 pm

    Being in a service industry you are at the whim of your job. Good post.


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