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It’s all downhill, until you get to Florida…

It’s all downhill, until you get to Florida…

Tomorrow morning, we will dock in Ft. Lauderdale and head back home to Utah.  We’ve spent the last seven days chugging across the Atlantic since leaving the Azores.  You may be wondering what...
If you only visit one, is it just an Azore?

If you only visit one, is it just an Azore?

Hello everyone – we’re back aboard the Noordam, heading for the USA, but here are some of the things that happened on our last stop in the Azores. Stef Learns Portuguese! Stefany’s foreign...
Minnesota Stef and the Quest for the Gold Cross

Minnesota Stef and the Quest for the Gold Cross

We’ve spent the last three days in various ports in Spain.  Here’s my rundown of how things have been going so far: Alicante – I’ll confess that, before we signed on for this cruise,...
When in Rome… SQUEEEEEEEHHHHHHHH.

When in Rome… SQUEEEEEEEHHHHHHHH.

Hi Everyone.  Stef and I have just spent the last two and a half days in Rome, and I thought I’d SQUEEEEEEEHHHHHHHH share some observations and let you know how things went.  The first...
We’ve traded in our RV!

We’ve traded in our RV!

for a Much Larger Recreational Vehicle… Man (and woman) cannot live by RV alone.  So to change things up for a bit, we’ve embarked on a European cruise-vacation.  The plan is this:  We...
A Tale of Three Annoyances

A Tale of Three Annoyances

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that we loaded up the RV this past weekend to head down to the California RV Show in Pomona.  But there were three things we encountered this weekend that...
A Fall Weekend at Home

A Fall Weekend at Home

I love this time of year. Every autumn, our yard smells like a freshly opened bottle of Concord grape juice. I find excuses to step outside to take in the yumminess and get closer to the grapevines...
Toll Roads, Forbidden Steps, and a Midwestern Journey

Toll Roads, Forbidden Steps, and a Midwestern Journey

James and I just got back from our Iowa and Illinois trip. Here are some things we learned during our trip. 1. We dislike toll roads. 2. Watch out for people with crutches. 3. If you “forbid”...
Rodeo Fun in Francis, Utah….Achoo!

Rodeo Fun in Francis, Utah….Achoo!

James’ mom and her main squeeze Larry came to visit us last week! They are from Atlanta and they came on their motorcycle. Yes, you read that right. On their motorcycle. All the way from Atlanta to...
James’ Marriage Theory: The Tiger and The Bunny

James’ Marriage Theory: The Tiger and The Bunny

James has this “theory” about marriage. According to him, a marriage is like locking a tiger and a bunny in a cage together.  In order for the bunny to stay alive, he must constantly present the...