Monthly Archives: March 2017

La Nouba, or Let’s Party!

Monday, March 27, 2017 We are spending a few days in Orlando for a business meeting.  Today, we segwayed through Celebration, Disney’s planned community developed in the 1990’s. It really is a lovely area, and the weather was perfect for … Continue reading

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Let There be Light

Friday, March 24, 2017 We learned of  the “Bruce Monro: Winter Light at the Arboretum” exhibit at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum a few months ago, and knew right away that we wanted to see it. It’s been at the Arboretum … Continue reading

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Fair Winds

Sunday, March 5, 2017 The original name for Buenos Aires was Real de Nuestra Señora Santa María del Buen Ayre (Our Royal Lady Saint Mary of the Fair Winds is my best guess. The city of Buenos Aires was founded … Continue reading

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Iguazu Falls 

Friday, March 3, 2017 Our cruise ended today in Buenos Aires. We checked into our hotel, then headed to the airport for a quick trip to Iguazú National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the northeastern tip of Argentina. … Continue reading

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I See a Hill

That’s one explanation for the name of Montevideo, Uruguay. The other is “sixth mountain from east to west.” Neither one is very romantic, is it? Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Another sea day on Ash Wednesday this year. This is the … Continue reading

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More Penguins!

Monday, February 27, 2017 Today was a sea day, so there isn’t much to report, except I played my very first game of Shuffleboard today. Yes, I know that’s an old people’s game, but, face it, I’m getting older every … Continue reading

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