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I’m writing from our cave of a cabin (we have an interior cabin, no window) aboard the Grandeur of the Sea while docked in Bermuda. I know, crazy right? I can’t believe I’m in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean!

The Husband is snoring next to me so I decided to take a minute and update. I’ve been pretty disconnected this trip as the Internet costs are OUTRAGEOUS and finding wi-fi that works on the island has posed quite a challenge.

At first it freaked me out as I never walk away from the blogs fully but then I decided to go with it. Everything will still be there when I get back. Right?

Anyway, I did splurge on a few minutes of access just to post this and say we’re alive. I probably won’t be online again until Friday so I’ll share some fun updates now…

10. When you’re married to someone afraid of heights you take your embarking photo near a window. 

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That was us leaving Baltimore on Saturday. The Husband is not too fond of being near the edge on the upper decks so we had someone take our photo in a much safer location. lol

9. It’s super easy to be active on these cruise ships. I’ve started every morning (except today) on the upper deck with a short run and some stretching. My hamstring is STILL not right but it’s getting there. I’m hoping to add some distance to my runs once I get home. I’ve been pretty much keeping it under 2 miles for weeks now.

8. Elevator? What elevator? I’m happy to say The Husband has been completely on board (pun intended) with my stairs-only policy!

7. Stairs aren’t the only thing I’m climbing! 

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I’ve tried 2 routes on the ship’s rock wall already. I have at least 2 more attempts in me to climb the hardest one. I need to climb more. It’s seriously one of my favorite things to do!

6. Docking in Bermuda was surreal. 

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Everything looked fake! I’ve only seen water that blue in man-made water parks, palm trees have always looked plastic to me and The Husband is standing in front of a cruise liner we sailed halfway across the Atlantic. I was definitely having a is-this-really-happening moment. 

5. When you see a big beach chair you sit in a big beach chair. 

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I mean, how could I not?

 4. Waiting for a family of chickens to cross the road in front of you will make you miss your kids. 

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It was one of the cutest things I’ve ever seen or heard!

 3. One day I’ll be confident enough to wear this hat. 

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2. When you’re on an island, even public transportation provides the most amazing views.

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I took that photo while riding the bus to the beach!

And the No. 1 update from my anniversary vacation is…

1. When a man offers to carry your purse on beach so you can take pictures of paradise he’s a keeper.

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Thirteen years and going strong. Right now I’m a little pissed he’s sleeping in… AGAIN. I don’t get it, never will, but we make a good team and every day I’m grateful to share this life with him.

Hope you’re having a great week! “See” you Friday. :)

 
  • Anne

    The halter dress is awesome on you!

  • http://semisweeteats.wordpress.com/ Courtney @ Semi-Sweet Eats

    You can totally rock that hat. It looks great on you. Looks and sounds like a fantastic anniversary trip!! :)

  • Kelly Yarbrough

    I have a picture of myself from my honeymoon sitting in that same chair. :-)

  • ItsMeVsMe

    So glad you’re having a good time! And I thought the same thing about the water. The color of that water against the weathered rocks and the Commissioner’s House up on the rise? Heaven.

  • jill

    Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy! And Happy Anniversary! The pictures are awesome.

  • Meg

    Sounds like a great time! You look beautiful in that brown dress. And buy the hat! It’s great!

  • Crystal

    Amazing! Happy Anniversary :)

  • Agnes

    Happy Anniversary!!! Love the updates. Oh and you rock the hat!

  • Jessica

    This is a bit random but I have the same dress as you – but I bought it in Bali!!! Where did you get your dress?

  • http://www.authenticallyemmie.com/ Emily Sandford

    Aw, I hope you’re having an awesome time! My husband and I took our first and only (so far) cruise on that ship – love that it’s a smaller ship.

  • Michele

    Happy Anniversary! I’m so confused though. Your Instagram picture says you are in the Bahamas!

  • sugar

    the last one made me teary eyed :) totally agree!you look simply gorgeous in that hat!!

  • Barb

    Have a fantastic time and Happy Anniversary!

  • Natalie

    Wow – this vacation looks amazing. You look terrific in the brown dress and in climbing the wall. I hope you thoroughly get to enjoy and unwind. Happy Anniversary!

  • Alex Deborah

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  • Cathy Sherman Benjamin

    Roni
    Did you go to sea glass beach? It was amazing….sea glass is really garbage that the ocean has made beautiful. I will share pics on Facebook. It looks like you had a great time. I loved Bermuda.

    • RoniNoone

      We didn’t! But we did get to Horseshoe Bay Beach.. loved it!!

  • stephanie

    Im late…but HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! What an amazing trip you got to share!

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