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Discharge Day! Class Dismissed!
Discharge Day!  Class Dismissed!

Discharge Day! Class Dismissed!

Note: Wow am I behind in posting with this blog! Since we’ve been home from Singapore, I’ve been in 2 hospitals for a total of 20 days, including the latest Rehab hospital for 10 days. I thought I had posted this already but…

Hospitals around the World! Happy January 2024!
Hospitals around the World! Happy January 2024!

Hospitals around the World! Happy January 2024!

Today is Tuesday January 31th, and I’be been in a Rehabilitation Hospital (for Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy) in the Orlando area for the last 10 days. I was previously in the Oviedo Medical Center for 10 days as well;…

Flying home on New Year’s Eve and Day. Happy New Year 2024!
Flying home on New Year’s Eve and Day.  Happy New Year 2024!

Flying home on New Year’s Eve and Day. Happy New Year 2024!

(NOTE: It’s now January 28th and I’m currently in a Rehab Hospital in Orlando. This New Year’s Eve post was mostly written a while back and I’m just now posting it; which covers the end of our trip back from Singapore. I’m…

Happy New Year’s Eve 2023 from Singapore Airport!
Happy New Year’s Eve 2023 from Singapore Airport!

Happy New Year’s Eve 2023 from Singapore Airport!

It’s now December 31, 2023 as I write this from the Singapore Kris Silver Lounge in Terminal 2 at Singapore Airport. (Sorry for any typos; I didn’t get a change to proof-read this before our flight). Steve (DOS) and I are…

Merry Christmas, from The Raffels Hospital Singapore!
Merry Christmas, from The Raffels Hospital Singapore!

Merry Christmas, from The Raffels Hospital Singapore!

Merry Christmas! It’s Christmas Day here in Singapore, and unfortunately, Steve DOS and I are celebrating it in the Raffles hospital. I’m way behind and posting and I intended to do so throughout the trip, however we had such a…

Dubai in a Day! Touring the QE2 Hotel.
Dubai in a Day!  Touring the QE2 Hotel.

Dubai in a Day! Touring the QE2 Hotel.

A few years ago I held a subscription to Cruise Travel magazine for over 25 years, starting shortly after my first cruise on the tiny Bahamas Cruise Line’s Veracruz, which got me hooked on cruising for life. While unfortunately Cruise Travel…

Seabourn Cruise Day 20 continues . . .
Seabourn Cruise Day 20 continues . . .

Seabourn Cruise Day 20 continues . . .

We are loving our cruise aboard the Seabourn Encore, and it is now day 20 of our 34 day cruise as I write this, so we are now into the second half of our cruise.  We booked this as a…

Long but Exciting Day Touring Luxor Egypt!
Long but Exciting Day Touring Luxor Egypt!

Long but Exciting Day Touring Luxor Egypt!

In what was perhaps our longest shore excursion ever, Steve (DOS) and I took a nearly 16 hour tour from our port stop in Safaga, Egypt to Luxor Egypt.  We had an early breakfast in the outdoor section of the…

Happy Thanksgiving from the Suez Canal!
Happy Thanksgiving from the Suez Canal!

Happy Thanksgiving from the Suez Canal!

DOS and I celebrated Thanksgiving Day 2023 sailing thru the Suez Canal. We had a most enjoyable day, and in the evening Seabourn Cruises had a nice Thanksgiving buffet in the Colennade Restaurant, with the traditional American turkey, stuffing, and…

Welcome Aboard the Seabourn Encore!
Welcome Aboard the Seabourn Encore!

Welcome Aboard the Seabourn Encore!

On Sunday we checked out of the Grand Hyatt Athens, where we had stayed for the last four nights, and took our arranged transportation once again with Welcome Pickups.  Our driver Manos had met us at the airport on our arrival…