Monthly Archives: June 2012

Rogue Child on a Cruise Ship

Cruises make a great family vacation.  Bringing children along provides many entertaining, interesting, and sometimes exasperating moments.  The cruise lines all have children’s programs with different activities for kids ranging from preschoolers to teens.  Norwegian’s was called Kid’s Club at … Continue reading

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The Sunshine Award

Wow, I feel special now.  After getting nominated for the versatile blogger award last week, now another award nomination!  The Fotobird has nominated me for the sunshine award.  This is an award for bloggers who creatively and positively inspire others … Continue reading

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Boating with Dogs

It’s summer and boating season has arrived.  John’s boat spent a number of years in Canada, so it’s been ages since we’ve gone boating.  We recently had a rare Saturday that we both had free on a sunny day so … Continue reading

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The Versatile Blogger Award

Thank-you to Miss Zari of Travel . Culture . Food for nominating me for the versatile blogger award.  Check out her blog on ….. travel, culture, and food! This award comes with a set of rules.  They seem to vary … Continue reading

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A Rainy Rainforest Hike in Ketchikan, Alaska

On the first page of the first book of the Twilight series, it states “In the Olympic Peninsula of northwest Washington State, a small town named Forks exists under a near-constant cover of clouds.  It rains on this inconsequential town … Continue reading

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How to Make Towel Animals – Folding a Towel Pig

SUPPLIES NEEDED TO MAKE A TOWEL PIG One bath towel, one hand towel, one washcloth, two eyes (paper, felt, googly eyes, whatever works for you.)  Any other desired embellishments such as felt or paper nostrils. HOW TO FOLD A TOWEL … Continue reading

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Discovering Shipboard Activities while Cruising on the Norwegian Sun

On my previous cruises at this point, I hadn’t really made use of all the ship had to offer.  Sure we had attended some shows, but that was about it as far as participating in the activities the ship has … Continue reading

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