1. I'm losing it. Ad retia sedebam, my text says. You'd think after three years, I would be able to piece together a 3-word translation. I think it means I was sitting toward the nets, as in I was sitting facing the nets, but I don't know if ad can be used that way.
3. I skipped 2. I know.
4. Ipse; non tamen ut omnino ab quiete discederem.
Yes, myself; yet it was not ...