“More punch, please?

Check out the kid behind the punch bowl. This was taken aboard the MS Matsonia in 1961 at the Kids’ Gala Punch Party.  We were en route from Los Angeles…

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It ain’t over til….

It ain’t over til….

It was a good, long walk on the treadmill.  Ten thousand steps, nearly 400 calories and a speck over four miles.  My mood was buoyant. … View Post
Riding the Trains from Amsterdam to Luxembourg to Meet AmaWaterways

Riding the Trains from Amsterdam to Luxembourg to Meet AmaWaterways

From Amsterdam to Brussels to Luxembourg In my mind, today would be a cakewalk.  The Norwegian Sun was scheduled to arrive into Amsterdam at 8… View Post
The Norwegian Sun Shines

The Norwegian Sun Shines

It has been nearly eight years since I sailed aboard the Norwegian Sun.  As the Sun was my only “bus” to Europe to enable … View Post
Sailaway Day

Sailaway Day

There are advantages to living near a cruise port.  You don’t have the stress of pre-cruise airline connections, delays or cancellations.  Without a … View Post
Celebrating Fifty Years of Cruise Ships…

Celebrating Fifty Years of Cruise Ships…

…gala buffets, muster drills and baked Alaska. Flash back to Los Angeles, 1961.  Liz Taylor and Eddie Fisher were making headlines. Disneyland issued booklets with … View Post
#FridayFoto – At Blarney Castle, Cork-Ireland

#FridayFoto – At Blarney Castle, Cork-Ireland

Timing is everything.  I climbed the steps onto what seemed like a wrap-around stone “deck,” as a huge gust of wind and dark clouds … View Post
Disney Cruise Line will sail from NYC in 2012 and more…

Disney Cruise Line will sail from NYC in 2012 and more…

Too hot to wait!  Here’s the scoop straight from THE Mouse’s mouth.  I’ll add my two cents in my next post. … View Post
Celebrity Cruises, “Reflection” of success

Celebrity Cruises, “Reflection” of success

Being the fifth sibling isn’t too bad, I’d guess.  Especially if your other sisters were the Solstice, Eclipse, Equinox and the nearly … View Post