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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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Down the Ocean, Hun

It used to be that the Ocean City, MD season did not start until Memorial Day.  However, with the advent of the annual Spring Fest – usually held the first weekend in May, things get started a little earlier. May … Continue reading

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Work – Life Imbalance

Eighteen months ago, I took a job I would not have considered for a moment just two years earlier.  However, I entered a new phase in my life.  I wanted to achieve the elusive work/life balance we hear so much … 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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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 – St. Kitts – Follow Your Heart

St. Kitts – Follow Your Heart With memories of St. Lucia etched in our hearts and minds forever, we will bid her goodbye and sail into Port Zante, just outside Basseterre, the capital of St. Kitts. The Carnival Victory will … Continue reading

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