Her best-laid SA plans almost went up in smoke — literally. En route, the cockpit of the C-5A she had hitched a ride on gave warning of a wheel-well fire. The crew diverted to Nashville, Tennessee. Having made a rental-car reservation in San Antonio, the original destination, Ann was left to her own devices and innovation. Not one to concede mission failure or miss an opportunity, she spent $1,200 on a ticket to San Antonio. Though tardier than planned, she arrived on time.