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Entries Tagged as 'Holidays'

Let’s say GRACE – over and over and over

November 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Australia, Cheers!!, Fellow Cruisers, Life on the Boat, Random Thoughts, Shore Excursions, Somebody likes us, The End

Happy Thanksgiving everybody!!  We had a great turkey day the Aussie way, throwin’ some brats on the barbie with the only other US boat we knew in the area.  It was such an enjoyable time.  I felt really happy that we could still celebrate the holiday with a nice day with friends and throwing the […]

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Spying on the neighbors

December 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Somebody likes us

For Christmas, Jon’s parents gave the boat a pair of binoculars.  We were quite excited about this as we have been wanting some for a while now.  Everyone always asks if it’s so we can see pirates or cargo ships… me? I just want to know whether that splash over there is a dolphin or […]

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The Good, the Bad and the $740 we spent at Costco

December 27th, 2009 · No Comments · About Money, Preparing for the trip, The beginning, The Crew

First things first, a belated Merry Christmas to all!!  We had a great Christmas with my mom down in Bako but were a bit sad that we missed the WHITE CHRISTMAS in New Jersey.  We’ve spent the last two Christmases with Matt’s family in NJ and, each time, I’ve begged and pleaded with the Big […]

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