Tag Archives: Windjammer cruises

Done jumping

It’s 32 degrees and drizzling, our driveway is a sheet of ice, and so in compensation I’m remembering last year at about this time when we were on this ship. One day toward the end of the journey they let … Continue reading

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When there’s nothing to do but look at the waves

Your mind empties out. It’s too rough to read; there’s no internet or phone service; news of the world is days old. All the distractions are gone; there’s only the sea and the wind.       It’s a different … Continue reading

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Cheeseburger in Paradise

We were barefoot and windblown (and seasick at times); we swam with turtles and giant manta rays and hung our hammocks on deserted beaches; we drank rum swizzles and ate fresh lobster and were rocked to sleep each night; and … Continue reading

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It’s all about avoiding Reagan

We were out of the country when Reagan died, and a friend of like mind told me it was a good thing. Bad enough to have gone through those years (though Morning in America was quite cheery); bad enough to … Continue reading

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