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Today is our last day on the Regal Princess, as it is for about 1500 other passengers. (Another one thousand are staying on eleven more days and going to St. Petersburg.)
Those of us who are history tomorrow are cramming
… finish reading Last Day
Mr. Bock was Earl’s high school German teacher about sixty-five years ago. I’d heard about him from time to time, mostly how he wasn’t able to explain his native language to Earl, who is half German, and how he cut
… finish reading Mr. Bock
We just returned from a half-day tour of Hamburg, Germany. And, no, the hamburger wasn’t created here; according to our guide, it was created in the United States. He did say, however, that the residents of his city are called
… finish reading Hamburg
She wanted to be a journalist when she grew up. And the truth is that while she was denied a long life, her journalistic skills have been heard around the world.
The Diary of Anne Frank details her life in
… finish reading Anne Frank
Today Earl and I visited Normandy, the primary purpose of this cruise. We’d originally planned to see it on a similar cruise in November, 2013; but weather intervened and we never made it.
Today we did, and a brief blog
… finish reading Joseph Woodbury
Today was another sea day, so we visited India. My friend Carol would have loved it, since she has been attracted to that country for as long as I can remember. In fact, she and her son are going there
… finish reading India
It was thirty-five years ago that I last was at Blarney Castle, and I have a photo to prove that two husky Irishmen eased me over the edge of the high wall to kiss the famous stone back then. For
… finish reading Blarney Castle
One thing I like about cruise ships is the pleasantness and politeness of the crew.
For instance, we have moved our clocks ahead five nights in a row as we crossed time zones. It means the crew loses an hour
… finish reading Kudos to the Crew
The two memories of Ponta Delgada we’ll recall when this trip is in the books are a brightly colored rooster and an unexpected stop for beer, both dependent on a credit card and Earl’s curiosity.
We’d been inside the local
… finish reading Vladimir and the Talisman