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"Good genes are nice, but joy is better"
Friday, July 21, 2017      28 comments

My Spark friend Watermellen has been writing a series of blogs about intentional happiness - what makes us happy, how do we stay happy, how can we be happy given everything that goes on in life, and how does our happiness impact our health, fitn... Read more
My new knee
Saturday, July 08, 2017      13 comments

Some people know that I spent June getting a new knee. Here's the overview blog - and yes, there are vaguely abstract photos at the end, but nothing gross - just photos of the x-ray of the knee replacement in place. But you can skip them too, ... Read more
A wonderful time in New York
Thursday, June 01, 2017      11 comments

We had a great time in New York City - I even met up with several Spark friends! Had a fabulous time, got in lots of walking, and found new things to see in this ever changing city! rollingluggagers.blogspo Read more
My baby chickadee
Tuesday, May 30, 2017      12 comments

DH saw a tiny baby chickadee resting on the edge of a flowerpot outside the back door this evening. It was getting dark, this bird was so little and seemed so alone. We kept an eye on him/her, because there didn't seem to be any parent birds n... Read more
My Debut on Broadway
Thursday, May 18, 2017      16 comments

Okay, off Broadway. But still, just a few blocks over on 42nd street. I was IN an off-Broadway hit last night! Really, I was one of the characters and had to act and everything! Fortunately, I had experience with my role. Really, it w... Read more
Re-visiting St. Thomas in time for Carnival!!!
Tuesday, May 16, 2017      5 comments

We enjoyed living on St. Thomas for 20 something years, and Carnival was always a special event that we enjoyed. Colorful, crazy, loud, and joyous - the sort of sums up Carnival. But here are all of the details: rollingluggage... Read more
Still Dancing in Cartagena
Wednesday, April 19, 2017      14 comments

We're absolutely enjoying this city - full of music, color, culture, interesting holiday celebrations! So much to see and do, though we also take time to swim in the hotel pool and just relax - days are hot and quiet, evenings are cool and loud... Read more
Cartagena, Colombia!
Friday, March 31, 2017      9 comments

We've been here five days, and are having a great time! It's colorful and full of history, with friendly people, lots of music, and we just saw some fireworks outside! rollingluggagers.blogspo
-old-... Read more
Visiting Ernest Hemingway's Cats
Saturday, March 25, 2017      13 comments

We stopped at Key West on our last full day of our cruise - I visited the home of Ernest Hemingway, which was amazing! And of course played with the great-great-great-grandchildre
n of his cats, famous for having more than five toes! ... Read more
Out of the Amazon and Into the Caribbean
Saturday, March 18, 2017      9 comments

Here are the last several blogs from our cruise - we're in the Caribbean now, with super speedy wifi which is great! A kitschy, touristy "indigenous" village: rollingluggagers.blogspo
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Carnaval, the Amazon, Even Some Piranhas!
Friday, March 10, 2017      7 comments

We're having a great time - Carnaval was unbelievably gorgeous and crazy and colorful - the photos only begin to give the feel of the samba parades! rollingluggagers.blogspo
in-rio-sambadromo.html ... Read more
Update on our Cruise Around Brazil
Wednesday, March 08, 2017      5 comments

We're currently visiting Santarem, a small city on the Amazon! Really, the AMAZON! But I'm trying to catch up on blogs - working on the Carnaval blog, which has tons of photos and was one of the most fabulous events ever! But here are... Read more
Cruising along
Saturday, February 25, 2017      8 comments

We're still having fun in Brazil, though I missed a few ports of call because I developed bronchitis, and then was quarantined. Yeah. Thankful for room service and chicken soup! We're currently south of Rio, visiting a lovely island with ... Read more
We're in Brazil!
Monday, February 20, 2017      8 comments

Wifi has been very iffy, and sometimes nonexistent. So here's the list of blogs - Leaving the Caribbean, and visiting Devils Island, French Guiana: rollingluggagers.blogspo
caribbean-hello... Read more
Birds, Roti, a Flood, and All is Well
Saturday, February 11, 2017      12 comments

We had a great time on Trinidad, first being greeted by a student steel pan band - made me feel right at home! Then we toured by walking around town and being adopted by a lovely young lady who may be Trinidad's next big track and field star. ... Read more

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