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Hello, all!  How long has it been since my last cruise?

 

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I even look like Rose now.

 

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Pandemic hair, don’t care.

 

 

So, I basically haven’t left my house since February 2020.   I went out on Disability at the same time the pandemic hit.   I’ll have more to say about that later.  

 

I did make one interesting discovery.  Those houses on my street?   People actually live there! Who knew?

 

I’ve explored my neighborhood a little, found some interesting things.

 

 

This house has a giant pink pig.

 

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This one has its own cow.

 

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Shoeless wonders?  I haven’t worn a bra in 19 months, where’s my plaque?

 

 

 

 

 

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Bear with me as I work out some technical difficulties, please.

 

I've had 2 hours sleep in the last two days, so, things are a little dicey.  

 

I had a back up test scheduled at CVS and two of the Binax home proctored tests, as well.  I was getting tested today if it was the last thing I did.

 

Luckily, I aced my test at Walgreens, no need for any backups.

 

People on my roll call were celebrating their results as if we all just passed the Bar.

 

Bright and early Saturday, I was off to the airport.  I’m travelling with a walker and a cane, so, we’ll see how that all works out.  I only need the walker for distances, so, hopefully, I can navigate around the ship with just my cane.  I’ve arranged wheelchair assistance at the airport.  I’ve also contacted MSC three times about needing  a wheelchair for boarding, haven’t heard anything back from them.  Great, I love surprises.

 

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Stranded passengers! 

 

Oh, they mean basic bitches.

 

I can only wear flip flops, even in the snow, which made for an interesting winter.  I brought socks to wear during screening rather than walking barefoot in the airport.

 

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Can you tell those legs haven’t seen the sun in almost two years? 

 

I got up to the TSA, they confiscated my walker and cane and the agent looked down at my feet and asked, “Ma’am, where’s your shoes?”

 

I told him they were in my bag, they finished inspecting my walker and cane and I was off to the plane.

 

 

 I gate checked the walker and took my cane onboard.  I have an amusing/morbid story about gate checking, if anybody is interested. I may have told it before on Cruise Critic.

 

There goes the walker.  

 

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While we were in pandemic mode, they upgraded the airport.  You used to have to go out on the tarmac and walk up about 20 stairs to get on the plane.  I was not looking forward to that.  They added a jetway.  Look at Lynchburg, showing up and showing off! 

 

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When we got to Charlotte, everyone had to wait while they brought in the wheelchair ramp.

 

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I hadn’t even started writing this yet and already the reviews were pouring in.

 

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Wheelchair assistance at Charlotte and Orlando were both seamless, very pleasant.

 

I’m staying at the Fairfield by Marriott near the airport.

 

Here’s my room.

 

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My view.  Why are pools kidney shaped, does anybody know?  I planned to go swimming, but, it ended up raining all night.  I didn’t want to get wet.

 

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I ordered delivery from Proccolino’s.  

 

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While waiting for my food, I turned on the news and discovered I had just missed the Space-X rocket splashing down.  I wonder if I could have seen it if I was looking?

 

 

I decided this artwork was put here specifically to taunt people from Boston, like myself.

 

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My penne with meat sauce, bread and salad.

 

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Did I mention the bread?

 

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The penne was no slouch, either.

 

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I stuffed myself full of food , had a little wine and was out like a light at 10.

 

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Today I learned that Maureen is waxed, doesn’t wear a bra and only wears thongs (thongs, flip flops whatever). 
 

Looking forward to people posting in about 72 hours: “where did Maureen go? She hasn’t posted in a few days! I hope she’s ok!” 
 

 

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29 minutes ago, Yorkvillain said:

Today I learned that Maureen is waxed, doesn’t wear a bra and only wears thongs (thongs, flip flops whatever). 

 

Did the elder Rose wax too, or just the young one?  Maybe Jack knows, since he experienced the Heart of Rose’s Ocean. 

 

29 minutes ago, Yorkvillain said:

Looking forward to people posting in about 72 hours: “where did Maureen go? She hasn’t posted in a few days! I hope she’s ok!” 


So long as her ship does not stop in Cozumel she should be “OK”.😉

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45 minutes ago, Yorkvillain said:

Today I learned that Maureen is waxed, doesn’t wear a bra and only wears thongs (thongs, flip flops whatever). 
 


 

 

 

Like you didn't learn all that on our Harmony cruise,  2017

 

24 minutes ago, styles27 said:

Thinking this will be my favorite live review of all time on CC (well since at least 2009 when I joined 😉)

 

 

 

Honey, I haven't even made it on the ship yet. 

 

5 minutes ago, A&L_Ont said:

 

 


So long as her ship does not stop in Cozumel she should be “OK”.😉

 

Oh, rest assured,  it does, I've got plans, and believe it or not, those plans involve tequila. 

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Villain, You know *exactly* what happened next and I've got pictures to prove it.  Sadly, I don't know the moderators here as well as I know Bob, so, that might not fly. I had breakfast at the hotel, pictures to follow. Because what hotel buffet doesn't need to be extensively documented? I'm waiting for my Cortrans Shuttle,  $25.00 one way, at 11am. Then, I plan to throw the walker overboard as I sprint to the lunch buffet.  I'm afraid they just might not have any pasta.  That's why I had pasta last night,  as well.  😂

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1 hour ago, syr fan said:

Are you taking a shuttle to the port?

Yes. I'm here now, checked in.  We're now in the hurry up and wait portion of the festivities.   

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Despite requesting a wheelchair three times,  they had no record of it. I'm starting to think I might have been better off bringing my wheelchair and leaving the walker at home.

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So, you know me, never aggressive, maybe slightly assertive.  😀 I was getting a little peeved waiting.  So, I made sure my Black Card was clearly visible and waved over an officer from the Yacht Club area, since they had no passengers in their area. I put on my sweetest Southern Honeysuckle voice and asked him how far would it be,  if I started walking.  He said about 5 minutes, but, there are ramps. He apologized and said a lot of people were waiting for wheelchairs. I told him I understood.   

Well, what do you know,  2 minutes later, here's a wheelchair.  😃

 

So, here's my cabin, an aft cabin with an angled balcony. 

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The ship is concave right in this spot.  That's why the funny balcony. 

 

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Looking down kinda shows the shape of it.

 

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And, this is looking aft.

 

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Even the remote has been tested for Covid.

 

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4 hours ago, maureencruiser said:

 

 

Like you didn't learn all that on our Harmony cruise,  2017

 

 

Honey, I haven't even made it on the ship yet. 

 

 

Oh, rest assured,  it does, I've got plans, and believe it or not, those plans involve tequila. 

We’re all counting on you to deliver lol

We have an aft balcony on our upcoming cruise too 11270. Which do you have? 

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