Category Archives: Aruba

Week Two in Sunny Aruba!

This is already week 2 in beautiful Aruba! I can’t believe we sailed through one week already! It has been heavenly! Weather has been beautiful 80’s – 90 every day, only one day with a quick shower, water warm and … Continue reading

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Vacation in Aruba!

VACATION IN ARUBA!  Ahh, need I say more? Most of the day was spent traveling and then unpacking at the hotel. We were both tired and only wanted to eat something quick and then get to bed early. Here is … Continue reading

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Taking a Break from Writing and Blogging!

After completing five books this year and also working on two more at the same time, that are yet to be published, has been a tiring project. It’s time to take a deep breath and get some much-needed time off. … Continue reading

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Memories of Aruba!

We have had such a wonderful time in Aruba this year. We were fortunate enough to get three weeks there. Our last night was a special time for all. Here are the friends we met many years ago and continue … Continue reading

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Vacation is ending!

Our three-week vacation in beautiful Aruba is coming to an end. We are leaving tomorrow to head back to the cold in the East. Brrrr! We have been used to temperatures in the 80’s – 90! We feel blessed to … Continue reading

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Vacation in Aruba Almost Over!!

View from our third week on the 14th floor of the Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort It has been a wonderful vacation in Aruba – three weeks, and it’s not over yet! We are enjoying the last few days lazing … Continue reading

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Third Week in Beautiful Aruba!

We are in our third week in lovely Aruba – One Happy Island! The first week I mentioned we were on the 8th floor, second week on the 9th floor and the third and final week (sighs) on the 14th … Continue reading

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Week Two in Beautiful Aruba!

Week two in Aruba – we are now on the 9th floor. The view just keeps getting better. We are no longer on the sunset side. We face the pools and pool bar and restaurant. It’s still lovely! Here are … Continue reading

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More Views of Aruba!

In case you are just tuning in – we are in Aruba for three weeks. I can’t get enough of this beautiful place. We have been coming for nineteen years together but I first visited Aruba in 1986. It has … Continue reading

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Beautiful Aruba – One Happy Island!

There is nowhere else in this world that I have visited where I have felt more relaxed and refreshed than on the beautiful island 🌴 of Aruba. The weather is hot 85-95 all year round but with tropical breezes that cool … Continue reading

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