?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

I'm Not Even Sure What Day It Is

Our second and third days have been nice.

In a flash stroke of serendipity, some of our table companions at dinner are a lovely Lesbian couple who also work for the insurance industry (one of the other Big Three), in claims (so they have money); they do a lot of cruising and also got married in California in October of 2008. They're a little older than us, and have been wonderful onboard friends. One is even a Trekkie, so the other understood when I said we were in fandom and met at a SF convention.
Yesterday was a Day at Sea. Mom talked me into signing on for Boot Camp up in the gym. OMG. I'm so sore. This is a vacation? And I have three more classes.

And Mom has to keep us to this schedule of things on board; she's very hard to just let go and enjoy. She has to have activities planned, get there on time and don't miss things, whereas I look at the schedule, think, "I might like that" and if I miss it, so what? I might find something else to do. (And she Never Stops Talking.)

It was an elegant night; I squeezed into my new black spangley Mermaid dress (I definitely need to drop a few pounds; boot camp ho) and looked amazing anyway. Naturally enough, after two months and a week of pretending, my period started—maybe it's just being at elegant evenings on Carnival ships or something. At least this time it was a black dress and not a silver one.

Mom is yelling at her Kindle and determined she's going to take it back. I wish I knew how those books dropped off; if they hadn't, she would still be happy with it. I wish we'd had a day or two to get acclimatized to it before we left the WiFi connection.

But today we're going to see Sea Turtles on Grand Cayman. Whee!

Comments

wildrider
Dec. 3rd, 2012 05:43 pm (UTC)
Very sparkly! :)

Hee, Elephant night! If you have one of those, you'll tell us all about it!

Latest Month

October 2019
S M T W T F S
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

Tags

Page Summary

Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by Tiffany Chow