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Posted by Donia Simmons in Travel Thoughts on January 16, 2013

 
 

“Are you ready … for a disaster?” A roadside billboard with this message greeted me each morning throughout the month of September. The first time I saw it, I actually got a little nervous. It made me think about things I had never thought about. After visiting the website posted on the sign, I discovered…

 
 

When my husband’s parents invited us to go on an Alaska cruise with them last May, it proved to be an opportunity of a lifetime! For me, this was my first cruise, but his parents, who are seasoned cruise goers, were heading back to Alaska for the eighth time. They are both in their 80s…