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Football in Ft. Lauderdale

After many years of protest, I finally agreed to attend a Baltimore Ravens away game in Ft. Lauderdale/Miami, Florida. Six months in advance, we began planning our trip. We decided to make it a group event; one of the members … 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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Is it a dream? A Carnival Dream!

OK, so it is set – March 31, 2012, I will board the Carnival Dream for a seven night “Exotic Western Caribbean” cruise. My husband and I, along with our 14 yo son, my cousin, her husband, her 8 yo … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday – Cherished Friend

This month, one of my most cherished friends turns 47.  We have only been friends a short time – mere months.   But it that time, my friend has helped me immeasurably.  My friend has shared wisdom, effectuated numerous creative ideas, … Continue reading

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Summer Rain

I opened the bedroom window this morning and the breeze blew – cool and damp – through the screen, billowing my drapery.  I breathed deeply – the summer rain. Oh, I so wanted to slip back into my cozy bed, … Continue reading

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Down by the Sea

I cannot believe that ¾’s of the summer had passed me by an I had not wiggle my toes in the sand or tip-toed gingerly into the frothy Atlantic surf! I rectified that this past weekend with an unscheduled, last … Continue reading

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