Monthly Archives: August 2013

It Must be Magic, Part 6

All good things … You know the rest of the saying, and what started out as a not-so-great experience had, by Friday, August 16, turned into a very good thing that was about to come to an end. But in … Continue reading

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It must be Magic, Part 4 (The Bahamas)

The fourth morning of our seven-day cruise to the Bahamas found us in Freeport, ready for another day of fun and exploration.  We hadn’t scheduled any excursion for this day, either – and maybe that was a mistake. The area … Continue reading

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It must be Magic, Part 3

My first fun day at sea was over, and I slept like a baby on the second night of my “inaugural” cruise on the Carnival Magic with my cousin, Sharon. Tuesday, August 13, was my first port day. After all … Continue reading

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It must be Magic (Part 2)

If you read Part 1, you know that cruising and I got off to a bumpy start. I went to bed grumpy in the wake of the first-day chaos and confusion, and at first I thought I was going to … Continue reading

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It must be Magic: My first cruise (part 1)

Over the years, both Tom and I were urged by friends and family members to go on a cruise. Neither of us was very interested in the idea. It sounded boring, spending days on a ship, cut off from the … Continue reading

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