While the young girls hover around their computers and cellphones, posting the day's activities on Facebook and Skyping with friends back home, we older ladies sit on the deck, sipping margaritas looking up at the sky. We know there will be plenty of time later to look at our photos.
When I get a last minute phone call to fill in for a sick shipboard lecturer, I am slightly nervous: What if I bring some sort of new virus aboard? Or what if -- as seems a lot more likely -- I end up boring passengers to death?
July 4th is right around the corner, which means the summer is in full force. This also means you have been inundated with everyone's favorite summer cocktails and music playlists. I didn't want to be left out, so I am sharing mine with you.