Tag Archives: humor

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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Should Towel Snakes Take Over?

I’ve heard that people saving chairs and things others might want to use sometimes creates a problem on cruise ships.  Particularly on transatlantic cruises where rumor has it they save everything from deck chairs to tables on the lido deck … Continue reading

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Comedy Cruise

We wanted one last hurrah before the baby was born.  I was gigantic.  I looked like I’d swallowed a basketball. Plus a football, and maybe a little league team.  I was 37 weeks pregnant, and going on a comedy cruise … Continue reading

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Beware the Ninja Floaters

What exactly is a ninja floater?  I could be talking about the irukandji (aka iracongi) jellyfish.  Tiny and transparent, these deadly jellyfish float about unseen in the waters of northern Australia.  But they are not the subject of this blog.  … Continue reading

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How to Speak Australian

How to speak Australian:  Fosters is not, so the Aussies say, Australian for beer.  On my first visit, the cash-strapped youngsters claimed everyone drank VB (Victoria Bitters.)  Now older and of better means, they prefer microbrews.  So apparently they all … Continue reading

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