The weather continues to go back and forth between raining and hot and humid. But the summer is going by fast, isn't it? It's the middle of July already, as I get older the days seem to fly by at the speed of light. One month turns into the next before I know it, Thanksgiving and it's a new year already. Pearl was a puppy, Jackson was home, now it's just us, the cats and a full grown dog. But it's the way things go I suppose, time marches on and all of that. I'm on the last two weeks of work as of Monday and I'm scrambling to get it all together before I go. This past week has been completely disjointed but next week everyone is back and I can concentrate on my work instead of everyone else's. The sweater I started is going along much better than I thought it would, it looks like the picture and everything. I'm using my new Namaste knitting bag too! which I LOVE. It's like the Mercedes Benz of knitting bags and super swanky - even if my life is going down the john I have my bag! I've heard from Jackson a couple of times, he has been working hard but is enjoying apartment life. His roommate has a cat so I think he feels a bit more like he's home. He said he much prefers to have an apartment as opposed to staying on the ship, I think I would like that too. Adam continues to float around until December, he emails quite often - I still miss them.