...but the center of the earth journeying into our space.
That's how I think of Eyjafjallajökull, that disrupter of airflight and disregarder of modern civilization. I couldn't possibly say anything about it more eloquently than Yrsa Sigurdardottir, on her blog Murder is Everywhere, so I'll refer you there, telling you to be sure and watch the video at the bottom of her post.
We must remember not to make the mistake of thinking we have everything under control.
I hope everyone who is stranded gets home soon!
(Although I have wondered about the earth being round, and why some of them can't go 'round the other way. Too expensive, I imagine. But if you really really wanted to....)