Christmas Cruising the Danube, A Live-Blog

With Christmas fast approaching we are happy to take a look back at the most festive way we have ever experienced to celebrate the season, a day by day account of a cruise along the Danube that we took back in 2013. The cheer factor was off the charts!
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With Christmas fast approaching we are happy to take a look back at the most festive way we have ever experienced to celebrate the season, a day by day account of a cruise along the Danube that we took back in 2013. The cheer factor was off the charts!
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HOliday HOmecoming HOopla

The holidays are fast approaching so now is a good time to explore some of the unique aspects of family gatherings for empty nesters. When we were a young family, the holidays posed a problem for us. Whose family we should visit?
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The holidays are fast approaching so now is a good time to explore some of the unique aspects of family gatherings for empty nesters. When we were a young family, the holidays posed a problem for us. Whose family we should visit?
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What’s Really Important: A Black Friday Antidote

Last year, in our post-turkey bloat, we grabbed the remote and settled into something we rarely do. We vegged in front of the boob-tube. Immediately we felt bombarded.
The blaring onslaught of Black Friday ads was funny at first, but after an hour or so, being yelled at to BUY! BUY! BUY! the commercials didn’t seem so funny anymore…

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Last year, in our post-turkey bloat, we grabbed the remote and settled into something we rarely do. We vegged in front of the boob-tube. Immediately we felt bombarded.
The blaring onslaught of Black Friday ads was funny at first, but after an hour or so, being yelled at to BUY! BUY! BUY! the commercials didn’t seem so funny anymore…

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