Sarah arrived from Colorado around midnight, and was met at the airport by Pal Nancy and, surprise! Her sister Kat, who we slipped in from Oregon without telling Sarah. Good time.
Turns out that the cause of the delay in Denver was that the plane had been overloaded with an extra 20,000 pounds of jet fuel. Checking Google, that amount should power a jet for approximately four hours: the flight from Denver to Newark is 3;40 hours, so some cretin put in twice the amount of fuel as was needed? Sheesh.
Probably moonlights as a TSA gate guard.
Here in Maine, a blizzard is predicted for Christmas, then plunging down to negative 13 degrees by Wednesday morning. The Fountains will either be ice fishing, or staying by the fire this week.