Barcelona and Transatlantic Cruise 2008 – Day 11 – Tenerife, Canary Islands

[image title=”img_4606″ size=”thumbnail” id=”2089″ align=”none” linkto=”viewer” ] Today we had another port of call in the Canary Islands. Today’s stop was the island of Tenerife. The Canary Islands are part of Spain. Our stops in the Canary Islands have been busy with other cruise ships. Today, there were three other ships in port when we […]

Barcelona and Transatlantic Cruise 2008 – Day 9 – Madeira, Portugal

[image title=”img_4390″ size=”thumbnail” id=”2078″ align=”none” linkto=”viewer” ] Editor’s Note: Sorry for the delayed updates here, but technical difficulties have prevented posting. Yes, even Internet Service Down issues apply while cruising. Hopefully back to normal now. Today we had a port of call in Funchal, Madeira which is part of Portugal. We arrived into port at […]

Rough Business Trip

Yesterday, I returned from another business trip. This was an especially hard and difficult trip – NOT! My company sent me to Honolulu, Hawaii on this business trip. Woot! There was business to be conducted but I did have some time for enjoying Hawaii. We flew out on Tuesday and arrived in the evening. We […]

When We Left The Earth

For those of you that haven’t been watching the recent Discovery series “When We Left The Earth”, you don’t know what you have been missing. The series has been quite excellent and the high definition images quite stunning. The series is a cooperative effort between the Discovery Channel and NASA. It chronicles the history of […]

Happy Mothers Day

Happy Mothers Day to all the moms out there. And, a special wish for a great day to my Mom! I can’t wait until the family reunion next month. I haven’t really ever wondered how Mothers Day got started before, but for some reason today I googled it and found some interesting history tidbits over […]