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Doctor Appointment #2

We had our second appointment with Geitra’s OB-GYN on Thursday, and everything seems to be on track. Amelia was great during the appointment, and we all got to hear the twins’ heartbeats—one for a good while, and the other for … Continue reading

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Unexpected News

So we learned a couple weeks ago that Geitra was pregnant again, and today was the day for our first ultrasound appointment in order to ensure everything was going well and get the first estimate of her due date. But … Continue reading

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Caribbean Vacation Photo Gallery

Here’s a link to a quick little gallery with some pictures from our vacation. We’ll be adding a better gallery when we get home! Now that we’re back, we’re working on adding more photos to this as we get the … Continue reading

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Things We Learned While Cruising the Caribbean

Bring sunscreen. Lots of it. Because the markup in tourist traps is something like 10,000%. Okay, okay — 400%, but still…it’s sunscreen!! Sea turtles can swim up to 25 miles per hour. In colonial days, Bermudans ate their entire sea … Continue reading

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Caribbean Vacation, Days Eight and Nine – At Sea

This is the only way to travel — hour after hour of sitting in a lounge chair on the upper decks, soaking in the sun and hopping in the pool when you get too hot. Nothing to worry about except … Continue reading

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Caribbean Vacation, Day Seven – Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands

Grand Turk is the capital of Turks and Caicos Islands. Despite that, the island’s population more than doubled when our ship — which has about 4,500 people on board — docked. The island is about seven miles long and one-and-a-half … Continue reading

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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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