Sitting on the plane for 6 hours, flying from the “left coast” to that other coast, one has a lot of time to reflect. Today, I’m on my way to DC to spend the next 48 hours meeting with lawmakers, their staff and members of the Administration. Over the past six years, I’ve probably averaged three trips a year to our nation’s capitol to advocate on behalf of our flower farms. That’s 216 hours of flight time (yes, 9 full days on a plane)! For me, that’s a lot of time to be without access to cell service, the internet and most importantly, my family.
While more and more flights are providing Wifi, I still find plane flights a great opportunity for reflection. And on this trip, I am reflecting on value of all of these trips to Washington DC.
It’s a healthy and important exercise to occasionally ask, “why do we