Can I Just Hide Out On the Boat?

January 11,2013 15:11, somewhere in the northern Caribbean

I think that I can just stay on the boat. I am certain that there is somewhere on this boat that I can simply hide out and not go back home. I am most certain of it, actually. I think there are so many people, how would they ever notice just one who refuses to leave?

I know. I say it every time. This time it is not as bad as it usually is. Perhaps the reason for that is that I am not as stressed out as I usually am. Perhaps it is because this our second cruise in six months. Perhaps it is because I know that when I go back I will have only one semester of school left, and surely I can handle that right?  Perhaps it is because we only have one child left at home, so the stress of raising children is nearly over. Perhaps it is simply that I am getting older, and there for calming down. I don’t feel as rushed as I used to feel. It is like there is not so much to try to get done in a short period of time, or something. I am not really sure what it is.  I just know it is different.

I will still miss it a lot, let’s be honest. It will be an adjustment when e return to normalcy. I don’t particularly care for normalcy, but if is okay because I know that we will go again soon, after school and the bar. I am really not looking forward to the bar.  I would rather just forgo that whole experience and move on with the rest of my life, but after nearly four years and $20K of my own money, I kind of feel obligated to at least give it a shot. Just wish I had done this earlier, as I might actually be able to retire at some point and travel the world.  I still believe we will be able to do so, but I am not really sure when that will be.

I overheard some folks talking this morning about different cruise lines, and one said that it is sad that some lines don’t have a dress code anymore, which leads people to wear their pajamas to dinner or just out and about. I have it witnessed this on another cruise line, and I agree. I think there is a time and a place to dress like a slob, and an expensive vacation is not that place. If you want to dress like that, I say stay at home or rent a condo somewhere so that you can walk around in your pajamas.

I have a whole set of thoughts about tattoos as well, but I will save that for a other day.  Just suffice it to say that I truly believe the old adage. Unless you are a sailor, were in a war, or are a pirate, don’t get a tattoo. They are not attractive, to this writer at least. I surely don’t want to see them at the pool.

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