Me: Sunburn. Shame on me. Began searching for white cruise pants. Ross offered JC Penney’s stuff two for the price of one Mervyns sale pants. I got two, in two lengths. Set for cruise.
G: He really did fall into a really entertaining job. He must be starting a new file today as he wore a Grumpy polo to work today. G was the hero for allowing me to go shopping again.
Not only was she a unique, charming, and graceful ocean liner, but she was one of two remaining United States built ocean liners. Where the UNITED STATES has been stripped to remove her asbestos, the INDEPENDENCE is a complete time capsule of her last cruises in Hawaii intermixed with the beauty of her mid-century design.
I confess, I looked at photos this morning way past my walking, swimming, or any of those other things I should be doing for me times. Ah well, I find there is room for emotion, passion, and sentimentality in life too. Always.
Flickr SS Independence pool
Maritime Matters: Independence history and tour
Google Satellite Map: Mothballed image with history
Plan Philly: Onboard the SS United States
SS United States film Trailer: YouTube, 2008