Irene Interrupts Itinerary

On Sunday the tropical storm Irene swept by San Juan.  The US Coast Guard closed the port, and our ship had to leave four hours earlier than planned.  Some crew members got off the ship early, before the captains made plans for an early departure.  One guy in the entertainment department missed the ship! He…

Regatta

Yesterday in St. Maarten there was a crew excursion called “Regatta Yacht Racing.”  Almost thirty people signed up, so each yacht had a full crew.  In the beginning we divided into teams: Canada vs. Stars and Stripes.  I was on the Canada team, as were the rest of the band members on the excursion.  My…

DUTS

Last night I went to my first-ever Dancing Under The Stars event! I wasn’t dressed right (my black uniform clothes were not as much fun as all the dresses people were wearing), but I still had a blast.  It’s all upbeat, group dance music, and there were definitely some cheesy bits, but I am a…

It’s been a while…

and I’m sorry!  My computer crashed a couple of weeks ago, and I took it to a mac guy in St. Thomas.  We didn’t get to go back to St. Thomas for two weeks, so I went computer-less during that time.  Now it’s back and faster than ever, but I lost everything.  For some reason…

Mystery Cruise

Today I went to the rainforest and fed pigs non-alcoholic beer with Spice Girls, Talking Heads, and TLC playing in the background (Wannabe, Road to Nowhere, and Scrubs). I have wanted to start a sentence that way for weeks now!  At our last divisional safety meeting our cruise director, Mark, told us about a place…