Here's another entry in the "fragment" category, this time with a few separate items from the same day:
I need to redeploy that "tan without apology" line some day. It has a nice ring to it. And the bit about the luggage could provide the foundation for a moment of reflection in a story, whether described in the first or third person, if handled deftly. Then again, I'm as noted for my deftness as I am for my dépêche mode. . .