MSC Sinfonia – Day 14 – At Sea

02 Dec 2007, Sunday
Day 14 – At Sea

This is the last of our six days at sea. By this time, anyone who likes places to go or things to do is bored out of their minds.

Certainly it was confirmed by the Austrians (two of over 400 on board) who I sat with at breakfast or the Welsh couple (retired British Air Force) with whom I shared conversation later in the lounge on 12th.

But we did spy some land early this morning, a small chain of islands that appeared off starboard around 0700. Apparently a sanctuary, it was only a bit of mountain top rising from the ocean.

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And then there was this bit rising up which caused more than a few laughs.

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After finishing up the first half last night, I steadily knit through the 100 decrease rows on the Mein Weg back.

Sweater Back

Now to start the front, but after doing the front bands for the Kauni.

Audio Books

The Last Coyote by Michael Connelly, then started Trunk Music by the same author. I am going through the Harry Bosch books fairly in order. It helps to have heard/read the previous in the series although not mandatory.

Through disk 4/10 of Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde. Like many other people, I complain like mad when an author spends too much time out of the first few chapters reviewing material from previous books in the series. In this case, not having read any of the previous books means that there is a lot that I am just not capturing. Add additionally that the point of view keeps changing from first person to background description along with too much dialog that is not labeled ……

Unlike the Nursery Crime series, this one is perhaps best read if you can’t listen to the books in order.


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About Holly

fiber person - knitter, spinner, weaver who spent 33 years being a military officer to fund the above. And home. And family. Sewing and quilting projects are also in the stash. After living again in Heidelberg after retiring (finally) from the U.S. Army May 2011, we moved to the US ~ Dec 2015. Something about being over 65 and access to health care. It also might have had to do with finding a buyer for our house. Allegedly this will provide me a home base in the same country as our four adult children, all of whom I adore, so that I can drive them totally insane. Considerations of time to knit down the stash…(right, and if you believe that…) and spin and .... There is now actually enough time to do a bit of consulting, editing. Even more amazing - we have only one household again. As long as everyone understands that I still, 40 years into our marriage, don't do kitchens or bathrooms. For that matter, not being a golden retriever, I don't do slippers or newspapers either. I don’t miss either the military or full-time clinical practice. Limiting my public health/travel med/consulting and lecturing to “when I feel like it” has let me happily spend my pension cruising, stash enhancing (oops), arguing with the DH about where we are going to travel next and book buying. Life is good!
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One Response to MSC Sinfonia – Day 14 – At Sea

  1. fbz says:

    Wow Mein Weg is coming along quickly! Looks like you will have a warm sweater done for when you return to the grey and rainy German weather. *smile*

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