Author: Stacy

California native. Word nerd. Music lover. Linguaphile. Amateur foodie. Basketball junkie. Travel enthusiast.

baby, don’t let this be the end…

Waking up on Sunday was bittersweet, since it was our last day on the boat. We had the photo op first thing (well, not early, but it was the first thing we had planned), and unfortunately, so did everyone else on the entire boat, so it went really long. We only had half a photo group, so we decided to just get in where we fit in and not really worry about it. We were pretty sure that since we were group B, by the time we got to the guys in any group, they’d be beat. Read more →

you’re talkin’ to my heart without makin’ a sound

Prior to waking up on Sunday morning, two things happened: we debated at some length about whether or not we even had a ton of interest in getting off the boat and seeing Nassau (without making a final decision), and we forgot to make decisions on our room service breakfast for the following day. Because I made it back to the room before Michelle & Donna, I hastily scribbled a few choices down on the room service list, stuck it on the door before 5 am, and forgot all about it. (By the time they came back 10-15 minutes later, it was gone, but they were both just happy to have anything in the morning that was ready to go, so yay!) Read more →

don’t be afraid if you’ve got somethin’ to say

Alright, friends, I have a question for you. First, let me say this: I’m not asking you to just shout out the first things that come to mind. I want you to roll this question around in your brain for a day or two (longer, if necessary). If you need to, come back and reread this a second time after you’ve digested it, and then give me your answer. When you read my question, you might be surprised by its simplicity and think I’m a tad dramatic, but that’s ok. I want really great, sincere answers and I hope you won’t let me down. Read more →