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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…

Travel to Vancouver for our Alaska Cruise!
Travel to Vancouver for our Alaska Cruise!

Travel to Vancouver for our Alaska Cruise!

Since my 60th birthday at the beginning of August, Steve (DOS) and I have been home, mainly catching up on various doctor and other appointments, tests, and errands. I’ve had a few follow-up appointments with my Cardiologist and others, but…

Back Home: Both from the Norway Cruise and the Hospital!
Back Home: Both from the Norway Cruise and the  Hospital!

Back Home: Both from the Norway Cruise and the Hospital!

Just a quick update for us. We got back home from our Island Princess Norway Cruise and post-stay in London on Friday July 1, after a flight delay caused us to return a day later. It actually allowed us to…

We Left the Ship, . . . In San Francisco! Touring around and heading home. Yikes – We got COVID!
We Left the Ship, . . . In San Francisco!  Touring around and heading home. Yikes – We got COVID!

We Left the Ship, . . . In San Francisco! Touring around and heading home. Yikes – We got COVID!

When I left off on the last post, we were staying in San Francisco a couple days, after our continuing 4 night cruise segment to Vancouver on the Caribbean Princess was canceled. The ship’s explanation was it needed more time…

Heading out for a month: 2 Cruises and lots of Nautical Miles and Sea Days!
Heading out for a month: 2 Cruises and lots of Nautical Miles and Sea Days!

Heading out for a month: 2 Cruises and lots of Nautical Miles and Sea Days!

First of all, Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all! I started this post before I went to bed on St. Paddy’s Day (Thursday night), and I’m doing some last minute packing of mostly my electronic gear; i.e. cords adapters, meds…

Port of Costa Maya, Aboard the Sky Princess
Port of Costa Maya, Aboard the Sky Princess

Port of Costa Maya, Aboard the Sky Princess

Steve (DOS) and I just returned home from an outstanding seven night cruise on the Sky Princess, sailing roundtrip Caribbean out of Fort Lauderdale. We debarked the ship today (Saturday) around 9am, and had a quick four hour’s drive back…

Welcome Aboard the Sky Princess!
Welcome Aboard the Sky Princess!

Welcome Aboard the Sky Princess!

Steve (DOS) and I are currently sailing on a seven day Caribbean Cruise aboard the beautiful Sky Princess. We drove down to Ft. Lauderdale from Orlando on Friday morning, and another four hours later we were checking into the Hyatt Place,…

Touring Napa Valley with Platypus Tours
Touring Napa Valley with Platypus Tours

Touring Napa Valley with Platypus Tours

Steve (DOS) and I stayed in Napa Valley for five nights, followed by four nights in Sonoma. We went to many different wineries ranging from the boutique to the large and well known ‘name’ wineries. As a point of reference…

All Aboard The California Zephyr!
All Aboard The California Zephyr!

All Aboard The California Zephyr!

Friday Feb 3, 2020 Steve (DOS) and I are currently on the California Zephyr, Amtrak’s cross-country train which travels from Chicago to Emeryville, California.  We left yesterday from Union Station in Chicago, and are currently going thru the beautiful Colorado…

Just got back from our Emerald Princess Cruise!
Just got back from our Emerald Princess Cruise!

Just got back from our Emerald Princess Cruise!

<Warning: This is a LONG post! Sorry in advance for any typos, duplicate photos, text, grammar or midnight gibberish mistakes on my part. > Steve (DOS) and I arrived home on Tuesday from a 10 night Emerald Princess (partial Panama…