To each his own. To me my own.

Blue Lagoon, here I come…

I am uber-happy to report that soon, I’ll be able to strike a few to several items off my bucket list. The more I think about it, I could quite possibly kill off numbers 2, 5, 8, 11, 13 with one stone. Later this year, I’ll be going on my inaugural first cruise with my babygirl. Look out, high seas, you’d best be on your guard for these two…

Ahoy!! Thar’d be danger up ahead, matey

Our planning commences in the wake of the Costa Concordia tragedy (which reminds me of the Titanic in so many regards, minus the idiocy). I admit it makes me a little nervous, but for whatever reason I’m able to excuse human error better than mechanical failure. I know, it should probably be the exact opposite – but that’s just me. (So what’s that word normal mean again??)

I cannot wait to bask in that beautiful clear blue water and all it’s glory. I know I’ll be so totally enthralled with it’s beauty that I’ll be searching for a way back at least yearly until my time here is up. The balcony room we’re getting is going to be fabulous, and worth the extra cash.

We got together this weekend and studied the excursions. There are SO many choices of things to do while docked – and it’s already become apparent that traveling my maiden voyage with a seasoned cruiser will serve to my advantage. There’s so much I don’t know, and I’m trying to retain all this new information as I go along. Right now it’s a toss-up between the stingrays and the dolphins (the dolphins are ex-pen-sive). Zip-lining is another thing we’re considering – and the snorkeling is a definite. Heck, the excursions themselves are pretty expensive. But hey… I’m gonna do a self-toot of my own horn here by reminding myself I’m worth it. I’ve waited almost 44 years to see water that  blue and I’m jumping all over this jewel of an opportunity! Whoo-hoo!!

Maybe Keith will land that job in the Bahamas and we can stop to visit him on the way back from St. Thomas… 🙂


14 responses

  1. Wow sounds amazing, I’m jealous 🙂

    January 24, 2012 at 6:53 am

    • I’ve been told I’m the last person on earth to go on a cruise. Which is par for the course for me – seems I’m always running behind the times. 🙂

      January 24, 2012 at 7:28 am

  2. Mom~

    Wow .. but I can tell you this .. you aren’t the last person to ever go .. I’ve never been either! 🙂

    January 24, 2012 at 8:37 am

    • Yeah, I guess I should’ve at least gotten down to the Keys by now – plenty o’ that clear blue water there. 🙂

      January 24, 2012 at 9:04 am

  3. You’re going to have so much fun! Can’t wait to hear about it!

    January 24, 2012 at 9:10 am

    • Thanks Thoughtsy, it’ll be something to write home about I’m sure! 🙂

      January 24, 2012 at 10:30 am

  4. Oh take me with you! 🙂

    January 24, 2012 at 9:22 am

    • You’re another one that’s small enough to fit in a carry-on, I’m sure! 🙂

      January 24, 2012 at 10:31 am

  5. Hey! Good for you and your daughter. Bonnie! Enjoy!

    January 24, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    • Thanks, Carol Ann! 🙂

      January 25, 2012 at 7:36 am

  6. Watch out for the pirates and I’m not speaking of that baseball team is Pittsburg.

    January 24, 2012 at 4:38 pm

    • Hahaha, Carl – advice taken! 🙂

      January 25, 2012 at 7:37 am

  7. I wish to go with you … Hehe … Take care then!

    January 25, 2012 at 11:34 pm

    • Hopefully I can post some beautiful pictures like the ones from your travels, I enjoy seeing your outdoor excursions! 🙂

      January 26, 2012 at 7:57 am

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