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There are 1500 crew members, all trying to please the guests on board the Regal Princess. I acknowledge some of them here.
Thanks to the crew member who found my sweater and took it to Lost and Found. It is
… finish reading Unsung Heroes
Earl and I took our first cruise in January, 2001. It was a seven-day adventure to the Caribbean, and I wasn’t particularly enthused about it. But by the time we disembarked from the Grand Princess a week later, we’d put
… finish reading Changing Perspectives
I’d always heard that the easiest way to gain five pounds was to take a three-day cruise. The 24-hour buffet, plus three squares a day in the dining rooms, guaranteed success. The thing is: Who needs to gain five pounds
… finish reading Hungry Anyone?
Bette Davis once said, “It’s going to be a bumpy ride.” She was referring to a cocktail party, but I’m referring to an announcement from our Captain late last night.
Like a headmaster at a boarding school, he has unexpectedly
… finish reading Bumpy Ride
Yesterday’s embarkation was fraught with problems. I’ll be brief, but you’ll get the idea.
Normally by 11:00 AM, when Earl and I arrived at the ship, yesterday’s passengers are all off the ship. But for whatever reason, the departing guests
… finish reading Rocky Start
Earl and I leave in the morning for a three week cruise that takes us south to Ft. Lauderdale to board the ship, then north to Halifax, Canada (Don’t ask why. I don’t know.), and then across the North Atlantic
… finish reading Bon Voyage
This has been a year of travel for me: Costa Rica in March, the Boston Marathon in April, a visit with a friend in May, a visit in Chicago with another friend in early June, upstate New York the end
… finish reading Staying Home
I’m going to Fargo, North Dakota, today. It’s my annual pilgrimage to see my older son Kevin and immerse in his life. I also go to upstate New York to see my younger son Keith and immerse in his. And
… finish reading Fargo
Earl and I are veterans of at least a dozen cruises in the Caribbean, the Pacific, the Atlantic, and the Mediterranean. We have platinum status which means we get certain perks.
But this morning we were first-timers on the SS
… finish reading Princess vs. Badger