12 p.m., EDT
No word from the flight deck yet, but the delay has allowed A. to complete the rabbit she was knitting for Grace’s christening present.
Actually, she still needs to finish the tail, but that require scissors, which, of course, no one is allowed to have on a plane.
At least, however inconvenient this is, we are safe from scissors-wielding maniacs.
Also, the baby behind us isn’t crying. Much.