Day 6--Walter and I packed up the bags, hopped a train, and ended up in Linden, NSW. The Tjoelkers home is brilliant, tucked into the edge of national park in the Blue Mountains. After a quick tour about the house, Adam was excited to demonstrate his cooking prowess, learned in cooking technology at school. He prepped his space and as he cored the first apple the knife slipped. We spent the next six hours exploring the intricacies of the Australian health system.
Six stitches on the web between his thumb and forefinger on his violin hand. I think he will still be able to make it to Carnegie Hall, and also to the Sydney Opera House where he has a solo at the end of the month.
Day 7--We had a chance to catch up, relax, and get our reading in on Day 7.