Alaskan Cruise Day 1 – Departure and At Sea

Today, we formally began our Alaskan Cruise 2007 onboard the Celebrity Mercury. We arose early in the morning in our Vancouver hotel and met my Mother, my Aunt and my sister and her husband for breakfast. It wasn’t anything special – the food that is. The company was wonderful. After a brief snafu of getting […]

Sean Named MVP On Baseball Team

Sean’s baseball team ended their season last night with a 15 – 0 victory. With that win, they completed their undefeated season. Their smallest margin of victory was 5 runs. In addition, after the game, Sean was named the team Most Valuable Player. That really excited him because he worked really hard this year on […]

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 […]

Finally, Cloudcroft Trip Picutres Available

If you remember, last December, we took a trip to Cloudcroft, NM for five days to spend some time with Suzanne’s family in a mountain cabin. It was a nice, fun family reunion between Christmas and New Years. It’s only six months later, but finally, we have uploaded our many photos from that trip. It […]

School Year Winding Down

The school year for the kids is winding down. As usual, as the year ends, there seems to be a never ending stream of events at the school. Last week was weird week for the kids. One day they dressed up as mismatched as they could. They looked pretty ridiculous, but I imagine they fit […]

Family Update 5/4/2007

Times sure have been busy around Mr Papa’s World. It seems the kids continue to get busier and busier. And when they get busy, Suzanne and I get busy. Savannah is still dancing 5 nights a week in Sierra Vista. Sean is dancing 3 nights, plus has baseball the other two nights and then again […]

Our Mercury Cabin With Balcony

You probably remember my recent posts about the recent Celebrity Mercury refurbishment and how our cabin we had booked for the Alaskan cruise this summer was being upgraded. Well, the Mercury has finished it’s dry dock refurbishment and is back in service. We now have a photo of the Mercury back in service complete with […]

Celebrity Mercury in Dry Dock

As mentioned before, our cruise to Alaska onboard the Celebrity Mercury is approaching. I also mentioned, quite gleefully I am sure, that Mercury would be undergoing a refurbishment prior to our cruise in which our cabin would get a balcony added to it. The time has come and Mercury is now in dry dock. Below, […]