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Memorial Day Rememberance

I was struggling with what to post this week that would be interesting and topical when I opened Facebook and found my inspiration. We are all planning our Memorial Day weekend parties and celebrations.  Many of us not even giving … Continue reading

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Cruise Update – St. Thomas

Bright and early Monday morning, the Carnival Victory slid into Charlotte Amalie under partly cloudy skies.  I dressed and raced to the top deck to snap shots of the harbor as we approached.  It was beautiful. Standing about eight stories … Continue reading

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Post Cruise Update: Rain, Rain, Go Away…

I still am having a hard time believing our cruise is over!  Our week on the high seas sped by. I want to thank our friend Carole at CruiseOne for helping us plan this terrific adventure and for being so … Continue reading

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Who do I think I am?

I have always been interested in genealogy.  I find it interesting to consider the lifestyles of my ancestors.  I am not only interested in where they lived but how and what impact their lives had on my upbringing.  About two … Continue reading

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Cruise Update – Pre and Post Cruise Stay in Puerto Rico

After checking airfare and flight schedules, we decided to fly into San Juan the day before our cruise departs and to stay over another night on the back end. Plannig  well ahead allowed us to get good rates at two … Continue reading

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Cruise Update – Last Minute Chores and Easter

It is a week before Easter – a spiritual holiday I usually spend days preparing for.  My extended family always congregate at one of our homes and celebrate the resurrection of Jesus and the light and love he bestows upon … Continue reading

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Cruise Update – Skele-toes for all!

Skele-toes®! Who knew (other than shoe makers) that these funny looking foot gloves would be the next “must have” for beach vacationers? Well, like most men and teenagers, my two guys had to have them for the cruise, so off … Continue reading

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Cruise Update – Last Stop – St. Maarten/St. Martin

The last stop on our Caribbean adventure is St. Maarten/St. Martin – the island with a split personality!  Sixty percent (60%) of the island’s land mass belongs to France while the remaining 40% is under rule of the Netherlands; an … Continue reading

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Cruise Update – Day at Sea

DAY AT SEA! After a non-stop day in St. Thomas, I will be looking forward to a relaxing day at sea on the Carnival Victory. We have no plans for the day – I think we will just go with … Continue reading

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Cruise Update – St. Thomas

FIRST PORT-OF-CALL – ST. THOMAS Our ship, the Carnival Victory, arrives in Charlotte Amalie at 7:00 a.m. Monday, April 16, and departs for Barbados at 5:00 p.m.  That gives us 10 hours in port.  Sounds like plenty of time to … Continue reading

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