S: Moms 60th Birthday Party!!! February 14, 2009
BC: The End!!! What a GREAT trip
FC: Well, well , well... It is February 14, 2009 and it looks like someone special is having a birthday.. and its a big birthday... Linda is turning the big "60"! Woo hoo!!! Guess that means its party time!!! | The Big "60" | So we all planned a fun Birthday Dinner at Amy and Jeff's with a fabulous menu and wine pairing with each course.
1: Happy 60th Birthday!!! February14, 2009
2: After an amazing dinner and drinkies... lets Party!
3: Time for some great gifts!
4: Let the Birthday Riddle and Hunt Begin!!!
5: All you have to do to get your next gift is figure out the clues and it will lead you right to it! | Clue #1 | Clue #2 | Clue #3
6: You are soooooo close to the Final Clue! | #4 | #5 | #6
7: She found it! A 5 night Cruise on Royal Caribbean leaving in 35 days!
8: Happy Birthday, Birthday Girl! Love Trish, Amy and Jeff
9: March 21, 2009 Day One We rented a Nissan, Murano (mini SUV) and drove down this morning from Atlanta at 5am to Tampa... with only a few stops along the way we made it in 8 hours! | Grandeur of the Seas March 21-25, 2009 Cozumel and Costa Maya
10: All Aboard!!!!
11: We are off!
12: March 22- Day Two - At Sea | Its our first full day at sea and she has already won bingo!!! | ... and slots!
14: Formal Night
15: ...and meet the Captain at the Welcome Party
16: Mexico!!! | March 23 - Day Three - Cozumel
17: This was fun... and we got our own driver, so we got to sit back and relax... theDune Buggy tour included, snorkeling, tour of the island, shopping and lunch beach break!
18: "To travel is to live." - Hans Christian Andersen | Another Day In Paradise
21: After a great authentic Mexican lunch... we got massages on the beach... it was fabulous with the fresh air and the water crashing in the background
22: Had to do a little shopping and get a few local pieces
23: After the tour, our driver took us into town for a little more shopping and to play!!
26: Back to the ship... Adios Cozumel!!! We had a Blast!! | Ha ha! This looks funny!
27: A little snack, rest , early dinner and an early night... tomorrow is Costa Maya!
28: May 24 -Day four- Costa Maya | Costa Maya-Costa Maybe-Costa No!
29: The way the ship is positioned... the ship is getting beat by the waves and will damage the ship, so we cant stay. Had we been positioned the same way the other 2 ships were... we would have been fine. The waves were smashing 7 decks up.
30: "Laughter is an instant vacation." | No Costa... No Problem! Lets gamble and Bingo!!!
31: Not only was she the commissioner for this game, but she won Bingo again!... and was only 1 call off from winning the ships grand prize $4,000 take all!!!
32: Mom worked up quite an appetite winning bingo.!!!
34: This rainbow was stunning! Gotta get ready for the show, dinner and play.
35: Dinner was great, show was great... now lets go and play!!! * He was a drink guy in the casino that remembered me from a previous cruise
36: What a night! So after all of our fun, we took a midnight dip , then a light snack in the solarium and called it a night! For not going to Costa Maya, we sure did have a great day!
37: May 25 - Day five Our last day!
38: The good bye show!