travel

8 Steps to Survive the CoViD Safety Theater before Enjoying a Cruise

I’d never imagined being so stressed-out getting ready for a Caribbean cruise.  But then, a lot of things have happened over these last two years that I’d never imagined. Seven extended-family members and I recently took a holiday cruise on Holland America‘s Nieuw Statendam.  And it was fabulous! We had planned to take a similar… Read More 8 Steps to Survive the CoViD Safety Theater before Enjoying a Cruise

food, travel

Early Summer in Orlando

The fountain’s white spray shot up from the blue lake and sparkled against the green trees behind the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.  The setting sun broke through the low light-grey clouds in patches of reddish orange.  The air felt warm and blanket-y on my bare arms after hours in the air-conditioned meeting space behind me.… Read More Early Summer in Orlando