Dangerous and Expensive: Why You Might Not Want to Take a Cruise

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I have been on various one-day cruise voyages in my life, and I was not impressed by them. Boats are not level as they travel, and floors can become angled. The swaying of the ship didn’t agree with me. I don’t swim and always thought of what I would do if the ship sank or ran aground. Many people seem to enjoy taking multiple-day cruise vacation packages, but I just don’t see the appeal in...

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Updates: August 12 – 18

CF and I just returned from the (hot) Okanagan, so the update is a little late this week. Our netbook decided to crap out and stop booting up yesterday, so I had to wait until we returned home! We had a decadent weekend with lots of good food and fine wine. One of the advantages of living a simpler life is that these times when we do treat ourselves, it seems even that much more extravagant. Now it’s...

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Updates March 18 – 24

CF and I decided to get away for the weekend, so this post comes to you live from Whistler Village! We are currently staking out a Starbucks while we wait for our hotel room to be ready…here’s what we’ve been reading to pass the time: From CF: An excellent long read which touches on the increasing demands placed on workers.  I was shocked at how many companies casually implied that...

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