Thursday, February 11, 2016

Now Grenada

The St Lucia post would post yesterday, so you get two today.

We are just off the ship and found a sports bar that will give out the password for the price of a beer. That works!

The sun is smiling on us, so we will enjoy the scenery and the lovely smell of spices in the air. This is a spice growing island, and I thank them for their many products. I wish I could enclose these smells, but imagine cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg........nice.

Tomorrow is our sea day en route back to San Juan. All good things must end, but the good life will continue.


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Wet St Lucia!

It has rained most all day, except for this brief spell:

We gals just enjoyed playing charades. Trivia later. Having fun!

Tomorrow we are in St. George, Grenada tomorrow. 86 here and snow on the ground in Mayberry!

WYWH! The sun is now popping out again...for a few minutes.

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Monday, February 8, 2016

Hello from St. Croix

Listening to island music as we shop along the pier. Having fun with Jerry and Clem, and Joan. MM and Dick are off to find Capt. Morgan! Arrrgh, matey.

Life is lively and good!

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Sunday, February 7, 2016

Our yacht is waiting...

Hello, sunny St. Thomas! It is 81 and breezy here on our balcony. We are enjoying the water traffic as we finish our coffee.

Our travel companions were taking a ferry to the national park early, but we opted to have a lazy morning. We will go ashore shortly for a walkabout in this lovely port. We have been here many times, but still enjoy coming here.

Our stateroom here on Adventure of the Seas is much like all others. Our balcony is a bit different. The sides are solid metal for strength, and the part below the railing is solid metal as well, so there is only visibility above the railing. The enclosure also limits the breeze, but it is still nice out for us to enjoy the colorful scenery.

The promenade deck is truly lovely. I will take photos and post them, of course. There are a lot of open spaces on this ship, with loads of interesting decorations everywhere.

Incoming seaplane! MM is loving all this floating and flying traffic.

It is elegant night tonight. On super bowl Sunday. What were they thinking?!

Who's gonna win? Do you care?

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Saturday, February 6, 2016

Juice bar morning

Hello from sunny San Juan!

We dropped our stuff off at the hotel and walked the few short down to the beach, and the gray clouds opened up, dashing our plans to find a local diner for local food.

The hotel restaurant was good but pricey, so our goal this morning was to find that local diner.

We ran upon this juice bar first, so here we sit waiting on an omelette and a stack of banana pancakes. MM is enjoying their free wifi...and ignoring the camera. This is quite an eclectic establishment.

Check out time is 11:00, so we will get a cab to the port and get onboard when able.

Now it is time to chow down on these:

Local coffee will sure get our day kick started!

Life is good...ciao, y'all! Adventure of the Seas is next.

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Friday, February 5, 2016


Good morning from the train that takes us to the bus, that takes us to the airport.

Yes, another adventure begins today as MM and I fly to Puerto Rico. Tomorrow, we board a ship that takes us to many interesting ports...all a saint something or other in name.

The weather in WPB is cooling down considerably, so it is a good week to be away. Heck, any week on a cruise is good, right?

Two kitties will miss us. They didn't like seeing the suitcases appear. They will be well loved while we are away.

Life is good, y' cruise at a time.

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Thursday, February 4, 2016

Hey, Baby!

Today, thirty-something years ago, MM rushed me to the hospital...and we got to take home this little a much smaller form.

Happy, happy birthday to Amy!

Life has never been dull since that day when you arrived.  You have made us laugh, love, cry, wonder...and a zillion other adjectives that are mostly good.  Ha.  Had to say that!  We don't want to give you a "big head."

We love you to the moon and back, baby girl.  Always know that.

Let the celebration continue.  It's Birthday Season...own it!