Category Archives: cruise ships

Transatlantic cruises: she was going somewhere, but where?

I was seated next to her at dinner, her husband on her other side. Her hair was silver and short, her large eyeglasses in a frame that faded from blue to green, as did her dress. She–they–were in their sixties, … Continue reading

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Norwegian Jewel: pilot boat

A pilot boat on its way to the Norwegian Dream in the Caribbean–I forget which port. I ran across this and the photos below from a cruise in June a few years ago and wanted to share them because I … Continue reading

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Celebrity Century and Studebaker Avanti: what do they have to do with each other?

I call this blog, “Through My Eyes,” but it could as well be called, “One Thing Leads To Another,” because that’s how my mind works, as do others, I believe. On our 25th anniversary Todd and I were married and took … Continue reading

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The Queen Mary main lounge, c. 1950

This picture disturbs me because, except for the ashtrays and cigarettes, this room from sixty years ago could be today. If I were writing about a 1950 room, would I be so busy with the differences from the present that I’d … Continue reading

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