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Red bird

As I type this, we don’t yet have a shelter-in-place order here — but I have been, since I came back from the office last week. (And basically for the week before, as well.)

For the foreseeable future.

Everyone else who’s self-isolated seems stir crazy with the sudden smallness of their world — but really, until I fling myself across the globe on a trip (no time soon, alas), this is my normal.

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Day 9: At Sea (Annular Solar Eclipse)

It’s an at sea day, and for the first half of it, everyone will be on the upper decks, staring at the skies.

Our gang, sans ND who is probably at the gym, all meet up for breakfast (T and I arriving first, since we live on that deck), then we all linger at the pool as the AM hours pass. Continue reading “Day 9: At Sea (Annular Solar Eclipse)”

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Day 2: Blue Lagoon

I’m up early to have breakfast- the buffet at the Radisson Blu Saga is quite extensive but, like a lot of places here, on the pricy side (by trip’s end we’ll realize it was among the cheapest options and easily the best value for food we’d seen) but it’s included for us as guests. I’m not generally a breakfast person but plenty of options are provided and I find something to satisfy. Continue reading “Day 2: Blue Lagoon”