Not so fast, mateys. This is another sea day, headed back to Fort Lauderdale. That means more classes … [Read more...]
It's Day 7---Friday, Jan. 27---aboard the Freedom of the Seas, and this is the day we've all been waiting for, our first of two afternoon book signings aboard the ship. We can hardly wait.
But first, there are classes to teach and lessons to learn. This is an at-sea day, heading back to … [Read more...]
It's a gorgeous 83 degrees today, Thursday, Jan. 26, and our ship arrives in St. Kitts at 5:45 a.m.
This is the day we learn West Indian cooking on a shore excursion called Caribbean Cooks.
Here are highlights from today.
Most of the eight people on this little jaunt skip breakfast, except me. We … [Read more...]
It's Thursday, Jan. 26, Day 5 on the fourth annual Publishing at Sea cruise, where authors are learning how to market and sell their books. A few brave passengers venture out on their own to visit Orient Beach, a paradise for nudists. Others head for Maho Beach, where you can watch planes take off and land a mere 100 feet above beach goers at … [Read more...]
The foodies in our group can hardly wait to hit the streets of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico for our Food & Culture Walking Tour this afternoon, one of two excursions I've chosen on our fourth annual Publishing at Sea cruise aboard Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas.
But we have two classes today on Tuesday, Jan. 24, and I'm teaching … [Read more...]
My friends and relatives, most of us gardeners, hate the autumn mess in the yard this time of year.
But I'm in heaven here in Wisconsin. I've never been able to grow dahlias. Just look at these beauties in the backyard. The red ones are almost 6 feet high. The short yellow ones remind me of stars.
My sisters planted three … [Read more...]
My family does.
Hundreds of photos, some from as far back as the 1920s, have been … [Read more...]
I went hiking in the Kettle Moraine State Forest on Sunday with my friend, Christine Buffaloe, who's visiting from San Diego, and my sharp eye noticed this white thing that was almost obscured.
Can you guess what it is?
The first person … [Read more...]