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Anybody who’s on Facebook knows that “Like” is no longer merely “Like.” Now you can add an emoji to your “Like” to express such feelings as love, laughter, sadness, astonishment, and anger. But those are the only five emotions you
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Today astronaut Scott Kelly returned to the United States after spending almost a year in a space lab exploring what long-term weightlessness and other things are like. Perhaps he would have called it one giant step for mankind if a
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Currently there is a lot of hubbub about Barbie, the quintessential doll with the grown up figure and the perpetually pointed toes. Created by Mattel in 1959, the original version will be fifty-seven years old next month. That’s a lot
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I thought I was the only one who wondered why the NFL isn’t using Roman numerals for this year’s Super Bowl extravaganza. I mean it’s been a tradition since Super Bowl V.
I have a theory. Last year’s event was
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It’s been almost ten years since we visited some of the ports on this cruise; with the exception of the rebuilding of Grand Cayman, I was disappointed in what the decade has brought. Back then, the ships docked at local
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The last time we were in Grand Cayman was shortly after Hurricane Ivan devastated the island. That was probably ten or so years ago; although a lot of the shore excursions were cancelled, our cruise ship stopped to show support
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Lists are all the rage these days to the point where they are passing themselves off as good writing. I don’t agree, but that’s a different blog. So here is a list of new things Earl and I have tried
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Over the years, St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands has been the go-to destination for cruise ships. The island is part of the United States; English is the native tongue; and the shopping is unparalleled. Especially if you’re in
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There are certain trends Earl and I have noticed in our fifteen years on board cruise ships. (We haven’t spent fifteen years continuously, you understand; only a couple weeks each year. But it’s enough to notice changes.)
You can have
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