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Caribbean Vacation, Day Six – St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Another day, another Caribbean shopping mecca! We arrived in St. Thomas mid-morning, docking in a nice little port a few miles away from the downtown shopping areas. We headed straight to a little tour bus for our scheduled excursion, the … Continue reading

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Caribbean Vacation, Day Five – San Juan, Puerto Rico

The first thing you notice about San Juan — especially in contrast with Bermuda — is that the port is actually close to the city. Of course, there are some drawbacks to that approach, including much more pressure from various … Continue reading

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Caribbean Vacation, Day Four – At Sea

The lovely thing about “at sea” days is that there’s not much pressure to do anything. So we didn’t, apart from Geitra getting a facial and then each of us getting a nice massage. That’s definitely a great way to … Continue reading

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Caribbean Vacation, Day Three – Bermuda

Friday morning — the sun is out, and we’ve docked in Bermuda. The seas were a little rough, and we apparently almost passed Bermuda by until the last minute, when the captain made the decision that things were calm enough … Continue reading

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Caribbean Vacation, Day Two – At Sea

Our first full day on the ship was spent completely at sea — and with the morning spent getting caught up on events at home. After getting breakfast served in the cabin, we made a beeline for the Internet Café … Continue reading

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Caribbean Vacation, Day One – Boarding the Caribbean Princess

Let’s just clear one thing up — Manhattan hotels are able to charge way too much for breakfast. Enough said. After breakfast, we repacked our luggage down into the two big and two small bags we had originally planed, and … Continue reading

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Caribbean Vacation, Day Zero – New York City

The first day of our Caribbean Vacation started, somewhat oddly, by heading north. Since our ship was sailing from the Brooklyn Cruise Ship Terminal, we decided to fly up the day before our ship sailed in order to make absolutely … Continue reading

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Our (Very Late) 2007 Christmas Letter

Dear Family and Friends—- Merry (Much-Belated) Christmas! Somehow, we imagine that you’re not surprised that our holiday photo card arrived late…you should be used to our cards and letters being late by now—although this year sets a new record! Maybe … Continue reading

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Wanna Watch Your Pumpkin Fly?

Then go to the World Championship PunkinChunkin contest in Delaware!!

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My Nephew Derek’s Blog

Apparently, our little newborn nephew Derek already has a blog. Kids these days. Of course, he’s funnier than his father. Go figure.

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