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. There’s something truly bizarre about calling home after having experienced a full day or night that the person you’re talking to has yet to see. Too bad I can’t give them the winning lotto numbers…

jennyb150Jenny Block is the author of “Open: Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriage” (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 “Sex Talk with Jenny Block” (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.