Except I won’t be in a balloon. This will be very short because I leave my house at 5 in the morning headed to the airport. Board a plane for Dallas at 6:20 or so. Then at 12:25 board Emirate Airlines to Dubai. The longest flight I previously experienced I think is from Tokyo to San Francisco. This flight to Dubai is 14 hours and 45 minutes. We will spend a day in Dubai and then head to Addis where it will be approximately 35 degrees cooler. The temperature in Dubai the last time I looked was 109. With any luck, my next blog post, assuming I get Internet to work there, will be a Day in Dubai.