STORIES FROM THE CRUISE

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We had a very large group on the low-carb cruise this year; I’m not sure what the actual count was, I heard it was 275, but that may have included a few who never actually made it. We made national news when one of our speakers was removed from the ship before it left the dock. My daughter here in Washington knew more about it than…

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The 3rd Annual Low-Carb Cruise

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“The Fascination” at the Carnival Cruise Terminal in Jacksonville Florida. Debbie Cusick took this “arty” picture of me reading the graffiti at Fort Charlotte in Nassau. Here is the rest of our tour group with our guide (that’s me in the hat, Mary-Clare Holst in the white shirt, and Kerrie Lettiero with the visor. Debbie took the picture.) Our 3rd…

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LOW CARB CRUISE TO MEXICO

Here I am in beautiful Cozumel, Mexico! (I picked the right shirt to wear, didn’t I?) Low-carb cookbook author, Dana Carpender and “that nice boy she married,” enjoying dinner in the Windstar restaurant on board the Carnival Ecstasy. Shopping in Cozumel with Jackie and Conrad Eberstein. Dr. Carlson sings “Fire and Rain.” How can a guy from New York sound…

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Additional Cruise Information

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Here’s some additional info about the cruise from our coordinator, Becky Gandy:“This cruise is INCLUSIVE — including taxes, port charges, and fuel surcharge. The ONLY thing not covered is alcohol, gambling, special excursions, and souvenirs. We will get a $75 per cabin rebate on the ship-bill. They charge a $50 tip at the END of the cruise, so this rebate…

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SUMMER ADVENTURES: Glacier Bay and the Kahsteen

We left the Gustavus Inn to join Captain Mike Nigro on the Kahsteen, his 42-foot charter boat, for a two-day excursion in the Glacier Bay Wildlife Preserve. Captain Mike named the Kahsteen after a Tlingit woman who sacrificed herself to save her clan after a young girl foolishly called down the glacier. Someone had to stay behind when the glacier…

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