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Disruption – usually challenging, often upsetting, sometimes beneficial

Last month I attended a series of meetings at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Washington DC.   As was the case many times this winter, weather created havoc with air travel.   This disruption caused me considerable anxiety as I rode to the airport after my last meeting.  I wondered if my flights would be delayed or cancelled.  As it turned out, I scrambled and got on a flight as soon as I arrived at the airport.  This flight was scheduled to leave earlier in the day but was delayed because of weather.  So …  I left Washington for home earlier than planned.  In this case, the disruption in air traffic worked in my favor. Continue reading