While the mentally ill shooter in Washington DC rampaged, I kept the live Reuters feed of the Costa Concordia raising as background on my computer. While the UN decided that Syria really did use Sarin gas and that it was a war crime, I watched the Concordia inch it’s way upright between reading blogs and working. It really was like watching paint dry…a simile that left ex-house painter G laughing.
I took a short time away from the computer to eat dinner with the television news for company. Nothing on the Concordia but lots on the horror of the Washington shootings. I worried about fellow blogger Schmidley who lives near to the Pentagon and Tabor in the Virginia wilds hoping they weren’t impacted. Then I peeked at the computer.
There sat the Costa Concordia, http://maritimematters.com/2013/09/costa-concordia-raised-from-the-rocks/ ….upright though flooded so she would sit on the concrete and metal base. I felt bereft. I missed the whole show. Silly me. You would think I would know better than to take dinner away from my computer. Priorities.
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