I'm pretty much used to being weird wherever I go. I may not be as crunchy as some Moms, but I'm probably more so than most. When I travel it becomes even more obvious.
As you may know, I'm in California right now, mostly for business. (I'm at Expo West in Anaheim, the largest natural food show there is, and my sore feet can vouch for that.)
I'll tell you more about my trip in upcoming posts, but today I thought I'd show you a few examples of how odd I really am…
In the airport, normal people do this at security (these are just pictures I found online):
It really wasn't bad at all. When I told them I didn't want to go through the x-ray machine they just yelled over to another security agent, “I've got an opt-out!” It was no big deal. A really sweet woman took me to a separate area (not secluded, just off to the side), and she explained everything to me before she did it. It wasn't offensive at all, thankfully, because I'd been really nervous about it.
I flew from Grand Rapids to Chicago and during my layover, normal people ate this in the airport: