Last night I dreamed I got a job. Not just any job, but an exciting, fast-paced, full-of-adventure and highs and lows sort of job. Bond-esque, even, with a journalism bent. Which reminded me of an interview I did a while back with a person who has one of the coolest jobs ever. Her name is Erica Bailey and she is an honest-to-goodness real-life aerial acrobat.
Full disclosure: I went to high school with Erica back in Decatur, Alabama, a long, long time ago. We were both members of the forensics team, which did not involve solving crimes and autopsying dead bodies (that would have been cool) but instead was a fairly nerdilicious speech and debate team. Who woulda thought these girls with humble beginnings would go on to perform trapeze acts for kings and … um … start unemployment blogs?
Read on for our Q&A: