We made a date for the very next day. That date lasted 14 hours. At the end of it, he asked me out for every night for the rest of the year. That became a ritual for the five years we were together.
47F was my first adult relationship, and my first and only one that started at 35,000 feet.
Ann Hood is the author of seven novels and a memoir. Her new book, The Knitting Circle, will be published by Norton in January.