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End of Summer and into Hurricane Season!
End of Summer and into Hurricane Season!

End of Summer and into Hurricane Season!

It’s the last day of August as I write this, and we’ve officially had our first name hurricane of the season in Florida: Hurricane Idalia. Hurricane Idalia seemed to form out of nowhere, meaning it happened and strengthened so suddenly,…

Sailing Home: Farewell to the Mariner (For now)!
Sailing Home: Farewell to the Mariner (For now)!

Sailing Home: Farewell to the Mariner (For now)!

After our third and final port at Coco Cay, Steve (DOS) and I packed up our luggage, tagged it, and placed it outside the room for delivery to the terminal building in the morning. Since this was an eight night…

May 2022 Travels thru Virginia and Maryland!
May 2022 Travels thru Virginia and Maryland!

May 2022 Travels thru Virginia and Maryland!

Steve (DOS) and I are on the road again; this time for three weeks via car, on several short trips through Virginia and Maryland. The main reason for this trip is to finish going thru a storage bin in Roanoke,…

Welcome Aboard the Caribbean Princess!
Welcome Aboard the Caribbean Princess!

Welcome Aboard the Caribbean Princess!

Steve (DOS) and I are currently on a 19 day cruise aboard the Caribbean Princess, sailing from Ft. Lauderdale to Vancouver, via a full transit of the Panama Canal, and a few port stops along the way.  As I have…

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…

So Long Sky Princess, until We Meet Again!
So Long Sky Princess, until We Meet Again!

So Long Sky Princess, until We Meet Again!

While this cruise on the Sky Princess was a short 7 day Caribbean Cruise, we really packed a lot of fun in one short week and met some wonderful people. The last day of the cruise was a sea day…

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…

Pre-Cruise Week in Daytona Beach Shores
Pre-Cruise Week in Daytona Beach Shores

Pre-Cruise Week in Daytona Beach Shores

Steve (DOS) and I started out the first full week of January with a four night stay at the Hyatt Place Daytona Beach Shores. It was a very quiet week there, which is often the case of resorts in general,…

Three Days at Hilton Head Island
Three Days at Hilton Head Island

Three Days at Hilton Head Island

Continuing moving northbound on our trip up to Virginia, Steve (DOS) and I next stayed on Hilton Head Island for 3 Nights at the Sonesta Beach Resort. We checked out of the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Wednesday, and then drove…