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Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers July 7th, 2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 764
Posted By Sid1962
May I suggest "The Last Convertible" by Anton...

May I suggest "The Last Convertible" by Anton Myrer. It is a story about people who meet at Harvard just before the start of WW II. It follows them up to around the early '70's. He has written...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers July 7th, 2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By Sid1962
Let me preface my comments by stating that my...

Let me preface my comments by stating that my wife and I are in our early 70's. Our favorite line is Celebrity, and we have around a dozen cruises with them on both M and S calls ships. While we do...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 15th, 2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By Sid1962
Movie - Remains of the Day TV Show - It was...

Movie - Remains of the Day

TV Show - It was the Sopranos, but now it's Big Bang Theory

Singer - Joan Baez - her early stuff, traditional folk; Jerry Vale

Books - The Last Convertible;...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 28th, 2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By Sid1962
FLL to Hollywood Beach Transportation

Folks,

Has anyone taken either a cab, shuttle, or car service/van from FLL to Hollywood Beach? Specifically the Marriott Hotel?

If so, what was your experience, and if you recall, cost. Any...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 23rd, 2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 511
Posted By Sid1962
While we don't bring home publications from...

While we don't bring home publications from cruises, we are die-hard magnet people. We try to get a magnet from every new port we visit, and have pretty much always been able to do it.

As well,...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 3rd, 2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Sid1962
We keep track of cruises because I like to know...

We keep track of cruises because I like to know the total days we have spent at sea. The list is a simple Excel spreadsheet with the year, ship, and length in days of the cruise. As for the other...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International September 17th, 2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By Sid1962
Like so many of you, I was shocked and saddened...

Like so many of you, I was shocked and saddened to read this thread. However, is it me, or is there some earlier posts missing, such as the one that states his passing?

My favorite Dave the Wave...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers June 6th, 2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 754
Posted By Sid1962
As Trip said, New England is Dunkin Donuts land...

As Trip said, New England is Dunkin Donuts land for sure. Here in central Connecticut where we live, there are 4 Dunkins within a mile of our condo complex. Two are pure Dunkin shops, and the other...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers May 29th, 2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Sid1962
Well, we do have a JS booked on Allure for over...

Well, we do have a JS booked on Allure for over Labor Day, but in addition to that:

A week in York, Maine with our family in August (given to us by our children as a gift for our 50th wedding...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 12th, 2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Sid1962
Cost of Cab - MIA to South Beach

Folks,

I wasn't really sure where this question should go, so I am putting here.

Does anyone have an idea (ballpark) of how much a cab from Miami airport to South Beach costs?

Same...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 7th, 2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By Sid1962
Chair Canes

Folks,

OK, kind of a wierd topic I admit.

Mrs. S and I are doing a TA this April. Miami to Rome. We are looking forward to visiting the ports, taking the tours, and doing a little wandering...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers January 29th, 2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Sid1962
"So long, it's been good to know you...." ...

"So long, it's been good to know you...."

Thanks, Pete
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers January 16th, 2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Sid1962
Ten people plus luggage is going to require a lot...

Ten people plus luggage is going to require a lot of room in whatever type of shuttle you end up getting. You will need more than one, that's for sure.

When we stayed at the Renaissance Ft...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 15th, 2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Sid1962
A Snowy Sunday.....

Good Morning everyone.

Well, we here in central Connecticut got somewhere in the area of 6"-8" last night. Sort of difficult to tell outside our condo, but that's what the weather people on TV...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 13th, 2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Sid1962
Friday the Old Guy Slept Late.....

Godd Morning Folks,

I have today off, but as we always get up early (0400), we did sleep in to 5:30, hence the "late" reference.

It is cold here in the Nutmeg state, and will not get above...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 6th, 2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Sid1962
I too remember seeing those. A question...

I too remember seeing those.

A question just occured to me: How was payment for the insurance rendered? There were there long before the proliferation of credit cards. Does anyone recall?
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 21st, 2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Sid1962
MicroSoft Surface 2

Folks,

We are contemplating purchase of a Surface 2 (not the Pro) so we can take it along when we travel.

I see Mike has the Surface 2 Pro already.

Any thoughts on the non-Pro model? All...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 23rd, 2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By Sid1962
....and Todd as well.....

....and Todd as well.....
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 22nd, 2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Sid1962
RD, Actually, it's 10/22, so it's even...

RD,

Actually, it's 10/22, so it's even later than you think.

Just another work day here in the Nutmeg state. Our weather will take a nosedive tomorrow with temps in the high 40's and rain. ...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 19th, 2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By Sid1962
Good morning from the Nutmeg State, Manuel and...

Good morning from the Nutmeg State, Manuel and all to follow.

We too are "up in the morning with the rising sun"; actually we were up well before the rising sun.

We are driving up to...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 13th, 2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Sid1962
Kindle Redeaux (sp?)

Folks,

I hope I said what I meant in the subect, because what I meant is Kindles again. I know there is an existing post buried somewhere deep in the many pages of posts, but I thought what the...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 11th, 2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By Sid1962
...and one more: Far Away Places - Bing...

...and one more:

Far Away Places - Bing Crosby and a host of others


Boy, do I have the itch to go...and Friday we will ! One week on the Riviera Maya...I'd name the resort, but am not...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 10th, 2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By Sid1962
OK, answered my own question by clicking on the...

OK, answered my own question by clicking on the link.

I would like to offer the following as well:

Theme from Rt. 66 - Nelson Riddle

Wabash Cannonball - Roy Acuff and others; any number...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 10th, 2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By Sid1962
Paul, Can you define what is meant by...

Paul,

Can you define what is meant by "travel songs?"

Is it songs about travel, or songs to travel by? Seems like it would make a difference.

I guess I could look it up on CNN for that...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers August 30th, 2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By Sid1962
Friday...Ding, Dong, the bells are gonna chime..!

Good morning all.

Up in the morning before the rising sun....

The reason for the excert from My Fair Lady is that tomorrow our youngest son is getting married, and today will be filled with a...
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