April 28th, 2009, 06:52 PM
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Niagara, Canada
Originally Posted by Older Party
Always better to err on the side of caution but so far, not a single swine flu infection here in the U.S. has resulted in a death. Considering more than 35,000 people die in the U.S. every year from the regular flu, we do look to be a little bit over-reacting.
Every cruise line has their passengers utmost safety at heart. So where Mexico is concerned, even with their cases occuring inland, it is a wise move they are not stopping at the Mexican ports, at least until this outbreak has subsided.
Glad a couple of you got the pun re: pigs 'n' pirates. I'm telling ya, seems like every morning I wake up, we're given something else to worry about. We've got to keep our humor ... it's the best thing to get us through these trying times.
They are saying there are 2 probable deaths in California. It's why Arnold has called a state of emergency there.
Dec. 13 - Windstar sailing yacht. Wonderful!!
Just completed - Celebrity Reflection, Nov. 22 (learning to sail solo) followed by Independence of the Seas Nov. 30.
44 cruises - too many to list however cruiselines are in no particular order:
and some unknown tub
Yes, I'm a Royal Chump and proud of it.