Last updated 8/1/2018 at Noon
A friend once observed firsthand my personal protocol when I fly, which is to immediately slap on headphones and start listening or watching something. He laughed and said I was a true introvert, which I don’t believe I am. I’m antisocial. There’s a difference.
And I’m only selectively antisocial. I’ve just never seen the value in learning a few random details about a stranger I’ll never, ever see again, or probably even know the name of. And I’ve always got stuff to listen to or watch.
A few years ago, I was flying home from Texas, sitting next to a slightly older couple. I...