Monthly Archives: March 2014


Many cruise ships stop in Sitka during the summer Alaska cruise season, including the Holland America Westerdam on the cruise I took with extended family.  Sitka sits mainly on Baranof Island and partly on neighboring Japonski Island, with the two … Continue reading

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The Things We Take For Granted

It’s kind of amazing how a moment in time can change your life forever.  You’re just going about your everyday business and BAM, something happens.  A fall, a car accident, earthquake, mudslide or fire.  Whatever the issue something will never … Continue reading

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Jamaica Zip Line at Good Hope Estate

Zipline Jungle Canopy Tour at Good Hope Estate in Jamaica. Shore excursion from the MSC Divina on a port stop in Falmouth. Photos and video. Continue reading

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My Lame Adventure

One of my favorite blogs that I read regularly is called Lame Adventures.  She writes about her everyday experiences in a humorous way.  Before getting into my story, I have to give credit to the Lame Adventures blog for the … Continue reading

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How To Fold a Towel Leprechaun

How to fold a towel leprechaun with step by step instructions and photos. Continue reading

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Flavorful Stuffed Peppers

recipe for stuffed peppers with more flavor than most stuffed pepper recipes Continue reading

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Interview with John Heald – Life on a Cruise Ship and Carnival Funships 2.0

Interview with Carnival’s top cruise director. John Heald talks about living on a cruise ship and Carnival’s 2.0 upgrades. Continue reading

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