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Postscript

Postscript
I'm up ridiculously early, but that's no surprise. Not only are we dealing with jet lag, we forgot that the time had changed while we were away. When you travel, you are aware that it's always a mixed bag of experiences. Getting home was difficult, but worth the price of a great trip. 27 hours after waking up in Dubai, we pulled into our driveway. From the glitz of the Dubai landsca…
Finale

Finale

The flag of the U.A.E. is red for bravery, green for prosperity, white for peace and black, the most beloved color, because it represent oil. Oil transformed a small fishing village, where…
Woulda'-Coulda'-Shoulda'

Woulda'-Coulda'-Shoulda'

Dear Daughter, this could have been your home. No broken water pipes, no electrical issues, just great views. We might have dropped in for lunch today or taken a spin on the Sultan's y…
Ooh La' La' Salalah

Ooh La' La' Salalah

Jill sat and chatted with me, very animated, a smile beaming across her lovely face.  It was a sort of "free for all" kind of conversation with one thing leading to another.  I sa…
Sunday Morning Confessions

Sunday Morning Confessions

Confession #1: One of the reasons we love sailing is because the sunsets are incomparable to any other place in the world.  It is a majestic, magical moment to look out over the sea, with n…
Paying it Forward

Paying it Forward

I met Peter and Irene on the ship, yesterday.  They were interested in my drawing...one thing led to another and well, here they are....on paper.  Peter and Irene have a unique keepsake of …
Meet Buzz

Meet Buzz

Meet Buzz, our buddy. He's making an exodus from Egypt en route to the glitz and glamour of Dubai. We don't blame him. Egypt is a dusty place and our suite is immaculate and well…