Monthly Archives: June 2017

Sunshine Journeys 10-day cruise from Charleston, S.C., May 2017 (3)

PART THREE: First Day at Sea Day Two of the cruise, which was the first full day at sea, I slept until 9:00 a.m. and felt somewhat better – at least at first. Took a long, leisurely shower, dried my … Continue reading

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Sunshine Journeys 10-day cruise from Charleston, S.C., May 2017 (4)

PART FOUR: Sparkling Diamonds, a spot o’ tea, and a table for 14 Our second sea day started on a better note, although it didn’t end that way. When I woke up, though, I was cautiously optimistic despite the previous … Continue reading

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Sunshine Journeys 10-day cruise from Charleston, S.C., May 2017 (2)

PART TWO: Embarkation Day Blues (and Reds and Whites) Embarkation Day is usually a high point of the cruise. It’s the culmination of months of anticipation, planning, and dreaming. Maybe it’s normal to not be quite as thrilled by the sight of … Continue reading

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Sunshine Journeys 10-day cruise out of Charleston, S.C., May 2017 (1)

PART ONE: Ain’t no Sunshine when you’re … sick, tired, and stressed   Sometimes things don’t work out exactly the way you planned. After lo, these many decades of living in this world, I’ve learned that lesson well. And when … Continue reading

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