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They can call me anything they want. I'm sailing...
They can call me anything they want. I'm sailing Seabourn so I don't care. I'm on the ship! Yahoo!

Once got a letter from the IRS that I hadn't filed my taxes. Seems my W-2 from my employer had my...
SW Florida usually means Ft. Myers whose airport...
SW Florida usually means Ft. Myers whose airport is Regional SouthWest (RSW). Tampa is Central Florida.
Champagne123; I wasn't calling you out; I was...
Champagne123; I wasn't calling you out; I was trying to provide additional information to the OP rather than have the OP assume that MSC would provide free sailings to their children regardless of...
Not all kids and not on all sailings. Notice...
Not all kids and not on all sailings. Notice "select sailings" in the following from MSC website.

Starting from Winter 2018:
Children 11 and under at time of sailing cruise free on select...
Love my Hotters at hotters.com. English company...
Love my Hotters at hotters.com. English company that has websites for GB, USA, Eur, and DE. (I know that DE is in the Eur, but that's how their websites are listed.)

Wonderful shoes that also...
Seabourn Sojourn is sailing from Cape Town on...
Seabourn Sojourn is sailing from Cape Town on March 5, 2019. It is the start of a 95 day grand voyage that ends in Vancouver on June 5, 2019.

There are individual segments of the journey you can...
Seabourn has separate showers and tubs.
Seabourn has separate showers and tubs.
The only place I've seen decorated doors was a...
The only place I've seen decorated doors was a nursing home/assisted living. 'nuf said.
I would consider 2019 to be a celebratory year...
I would consider 2019 to be a celebratory year and not worry about December being the actual date. By focusing on December you are limiting your options. Why not determine where you want to go and...
The Bio Bidet,...
The Bio Bidet, https://biobidet.com/products/tp200-travel-bidet, runs on a battery so that no "squeezing the bottle" is necessary.

Also the Toto travel washlet is power operated....
Amen to that. And the only other place in which...
Amen to that. And the only other place in which door decorations are used to help residents find their accommodation are assisted living facilities. I can still read and understand room numbers so no...
Check your fare class. Is it A or P? Eg: Fare...
Check your fare class. Is it A or P? Eg: Fare class P is not really first class although it is sold as FC. The airlines call it FC and let you pick a seat in FC,but the T&C state that it is an...
You are paying for the total cabin, just as you...
You are paying for the total cabin, just as you would in a hotel. Cruise lines quote double occupancy whilst hotels generally quote by room.
Options 1) Ship Tour 2) Go to your roll call...
Options
1) Ship Tour
2) Go to your roll call and join a tour that another passenger has organized or organize an excursion and have other passengers from your ship join.
3) Pick up a tour...
For the SSN requirement: 2. Proof of Social...
For the SSN requirement:
2. Proof of Social Security
An original of one of the following documents with complete name and SSN:

Social Security card (https://www.ssa.gov/ssnumber/) (with the...
Why wouldn't you get the vaccine if recommended...
Why wouldn't you get the vaccine if recommended by your PCP? Flu season typically runs from October to May. I wouldn't wait.

I wouldn't say that the current vaccine is "barely effective". Just...
I would upgrade to a luxury line and be pampered....
I would upgrade to a luxury line and be pampered. Don't care about the destination. The ship can be the destination.
I retired when working ceased to be fun. Life is...
I retired when working ceased to be fun. Life is too short to spend time being unhappy or distressed. Plenty of other activities with which to occupy myself.

Retire when you are financially able...
I'd go for the land trip to Chicago. As you say,...
I'd go for the land trip to Chicago. As you say, it is sightseeing and museums (some of the greatest for kids!). Since the trip is only 4 days, it's a great way to expose the kids to something other...
OK. Now let's talk about the recently passed tax...
OK. Now let's talk about the recently passed tax bill in the US. Then we can talk about N Korea. And then we can talk about why Pluto was demoted and is no longer a planet.

Hey guys, this section...
Many streaming services are data hogs and should...
Many streaming services are data hogs and should pay more for the fast lane.
I find it quite amusing that so many people who...
I find it quite amusing that so many people who are committed cruisers and vacation on the sea, do not really like the sea. Their ship is really an RV that floats. The RV "parks" in a different city...
Except that it's getting harder to find a seat...
Except that it's getting harder to find a seat facing forward. ;).
Effective summer 2018, MSC is tightening their...
Effective summer 2018, MSC is tightening their rules for "free kids". https://www.msccruisesusa.com/en-us/Cruise-Deals/Kids-Cruise-Free.aspx.
Under age 2, free on all sailings (must still pay...