Everyone Back Home

Well, everyone is back home and our first vacation of the Summer is complete. I picked up Suzanne and the kids last night at the airport. They had stayed in Dallas for about 8 days after our Alaska Cruise in order to spend some time with her family. With all the rough weather in Dallas […]

Alaskan Cruise – Roundup

If you have been reading Mr Papa’s World the last week or so, then you have read my daily blog our my family reunion cruise to Alaska on board the Celebrity Mercury. Today, I thought I would just provide some wrap-up comments about the cruise. Alaska This was our second cruise to Alaska. The last […]

Alaska Cruise Day 8 – Back in Vancouver

Today was day 8 and the final day of our Alaskan cruise. The Celebrity Mercury docked back in Vancouver this morning about 7:00 am to conclude our wonderful Alaskan cruise family reunion. After a quick breakfast in our cabin, we headed to our disembarkation station. We were scheduled for an 8:45 am disembarkation. We arrived […]

Alaskan Cruise Day 7 – At Sea

Today is the final day of the cruise. Luckily, it is a day at sea. As I have mentioned before, it is our favorite part of cruising. We enjoy the ports, but we really enjoy just being at sea, relaxing on the ship. We once again were cruising the Inside Passage back to Vancouver. I […]

Alaskan Cruise Day 2 – A Day At Sea

Yesterday was day 2 of our Alaskan cruise onboard the Celebrity Mercury. Days at sea tend to be our favorite days of a cruise. They are peaceful, relaxing and regenerative. Yesterday was no different. We began the day with a leisurely breakfast at 7:30 am. We met my mother, my aunt and my sister (Barb) […]

My Daily Alaskan Cruise Blog Coming to Mr Papa’s World

Thursday we leave on a flight to Vancouver to begin our long awaited Alaskan cruise adventure onboard the Celebrity Mercury. The ship doesn’t actually depart Vancouver until Friday, but we get into Vancouver pretty late and won’t have time to enjoy the city. In fact, we are just staying at an airport hotel with plans […]