Video – Skijoring with the Chinooks in New London, NH, 3/22/2009
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This posting serves as a prologue to the second cruise story. The first cruise story, recounting our first-ever voyage, was posted serially on CruiseCritic.com over a 3-week period. More than 10,000 people awaited the posting of the final chapter, and the whole experience was wholly unexpected and quite a thrill. The unprecedented response to the that story (now in book form – What Time Is the Midnight Buffet?) motivated Celebrity Cruises to contact me and offer a free cruise in appreciation. We’ll begin with the events leading up to that event.
GPS – Global Positioning System
Everyone should have one if possible, but shop carefully.
I researched these devices long and hard and, desiring something that represented the state-of-the-art, decided on this one. Santa kindly brought it to me, though the charge mysteriously appeared on my credit card bill.
My first exposure to a GPS was in 2005 when I rented one (along with a car) for a trip through Nevada and Arizona. It was also a Garmin unit, and it worked flawlessly throughout the two week trip. It was particularly useful when we met our son in Tucson to get…