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Fancy Coffee Friday: NORTH! To Alaska!
Hello Dear Readers, If you tuned in last week, you witnessed my re-emergence from the cocoon that is my life after having traveled and returned from Alaska-come-Seattle, WA. Aren’t YOU lucky! This week’s episode shall feature me droning on seemingly-endlessly … Continue reading
Posted in Fancy Coffee Friday Tagged Alaska, Fancy Coffee Friday, Holland America Cruise, ms Westerdam, the amusing muse, vacation 3 Comments
The Monday After: Why Are Vacations So Exhausting?
Mr. Muse and I finally arrived home early afternoon yesterday after being away a week and a half. Our flights were uneventful and we plunged into the cold as fuck brisk 7 degree F breeze of Madison with suitcases in … Continue reading
Fancy Coffee Friday: Comedy of Errors for the Accident Prone
Last week my post about the birds of Costa Rica was supposed to be followed by a post today about the bugs of Costa Rica. This is not that post. That post will happen next week. Why? Well, rather than … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Fancy Coffee Friday, Humor, Musings, Personal, Random Thoughts Tagged accident prone, birds, bugs, Cards Against Humanity, coffee spill, Costa Rica, doughnuts, Fancy Coffee Friday, insects, klutzy, movie final destination, soylent, The Simpsons It's still good, vacation, when pigs fly 6 Comments
MLiP Wednesday: February cruise on Carnival Liberty
I think I’ve reached that point in life where even though I carry around my Canon 30D nearly everywhere, I don’t take nearly as many photos unless I’m specifically going somewhere “to take photos”. Such was the case aboard the … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Musings, Personal, Photography, Travel Tagged Carnival, Carnival Cruise, Carnival Cruise Line, Carnival Cruise Lines, Carnival Cruises, cockburn town, cuttlefish, dune buggy, grand turk, half moon cay bahamas, havensight st thomas, humpback whales, jack's shack, jerk chicken, life boats, minions, Old San Juan, paso finos, san juan puerto rico, snorkeling, turks and caicos, vacation Leave a comment
Sunday Morning: Seeing the Silver Lining
It’s cold outside. Damn cold. I just headed out to perform the morning Happy Chicken chores before coming in to sit down and write this post. It hurt to breathe. The air hurts. The wind, too. Mr. Muse and I … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Personal, Writing Tagged caribbean, chronic wasting disease, Cribbage, CWD, Dairy state, gardening, grapes, Happy chickens, hot cocoa, igloos, Inuit, Islands Magazine, Jad Davenport, Japan, Midwest, mosquitoes, perspective, seed catalogs, silver-lining, Snow Country, Spring, ticks, Tokyo, vacation, vineyard, Wine, winery, Wisconsin, Wollersheim Winery, Yukiguni 6 Comments
I’ve been away at sea for the last week. I’m not Captain Ahab. I did not see the white whale. I am, however, fairly relaxed, just finished a dinner in my hotel room of beef jerky, mixed nuts and a … Continue reading
Posted in Personal, Travel Tagged Captain Ahab, Carnival Cruise Line, Carnival Liberty, ceviche, Ceviche by the Sea, chicha morada, chocolate, Kind bar, nikkei, Pulpo a la parrilla, vacation 1 Comment
Sunday Morning – The Anticipation
I am an anticipatory person. I’m also a worrier, but right now I feel the tingles of anticipation of good things to come beginning to creep into my extremities. Pleasurable anticipation is a bit like pins and needles but it … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Personal, Travel, Writing Tagged anticipation, butterflies, cruise, crush, dance, dopamine, norepinephrine, salsa, South Beach Miami, stomach, vacation, worrier 5 Comments
Sunday Morning: Why did I pick January to not drink?
Truth be told, I have a very good reason for not drinking in January. It’s called two cruises, back-to-back, in February, with one being a working cruise. It’s in an effort to drop a few pounds before the cruise and … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Personal, Writing Tagged adult beverage, alcohol, cocktail, coworker, Cruises, lifes pleasures, modeling, new employee, shanking, stress, Sunday Morning, teetotaling, therapist, vacation 2 Comments