I seem to have misplaced Wednesday. I got on a flight from Dallas to LA on Tuesday evening and a few hours later boarded a plane headed for Hong Kong. When I landed twelve hours later, it was Thursday morning. And after a short ferry I was in Macau, on of my favorite places. Crossing the International Date Line is a strange experience, no matter how often you do it. Thereâ€™s something truly bizarre about calling home after having experienced a full day or night that the person youâ€™re talking to has yet to see. Too bad I canâ€™t give them the winning lotto numbersâ€¦
Jenny Block is the author of â€œOpen: Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriageâ€ (Seal Hardcover, June 2008 and Seal Paperback, March 2009), which has been nominated for a Lambda Literary Award. She writes a weekly column for the Dallas Morning News publication Quick called â€œSex Talk with Jenny Blockâ€ (quickdfw.com). Jenny holds both her BA and her MA in English from Virginia Commonwealth University and taught college composition for nearly ten years. She writes for a wide variety of publications and websites, including huffingtonpost.com, yourtango.com, American Way, Veranda, the Dallas Morning News, the Dallas Voice, edgedallas.com, literarymama.com, Spirit, chow.com, and ellegirl.com.