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Old 01-29-2012, 09:22 PM   #1
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What I Did On My Winter Vacation

Here are a few pics from our Aruba vacation:
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Old 01-29-2012, 09:24 PM   #2
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Andy, they're lovely. From the looks of the pictures, you must've had a wonderful time. If you didn't, you clearly missed out. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 01-29-2012, 09:31 PM   #5
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Memories that will last a lifetime. Those sunny, white sandy beaches look much nicer than this 28F temperatures we're having here.
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Old 01-29-2012, 09:33 PM   #6
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Oh Andy, so beautiful. I'm glad you've had such a lovely time.
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Just beautiful Andy. I must say my favorite is with the two of you and all the parrots !!

Welcome home and glad you had a great time!
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Wonderful!

Is that your time share? Wow!

Didja get to bring the birds home?
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Wonderful!

As the Beach Boys put it, "Aruba, Bahamas, come on pretty mama, Jamaica, Bermuda...". Or something like that. I might have them out of order.
Not fair making me sing it in my head!!!! Aruba, Jamaica...Bermuda, Bahamas.

Lyrics: Aruba, Jamaica, ooh I wanna take you / Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama / Key Largo, Montego, baby why don't we go / Jamaica / Off the Florida Keys ...


Looks like you are having a great time, Andy!
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Not fair making me sing it in my head!!!! Aruba, Jamaica...Bermuda, Bahamas.

Lyrics: Aruba, Jamaica, ooh I wanna take you / Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama / Key Largo, Montego, baby why don't we go / Jamaica / Off the Florida Keys ...


Looks like you are having a great time, Andy!
Ya just had to do that?
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Not fair making me sing it in my head!!!! Aruba, Jamaica...Bermuda, Bahamas.

Lyrics: Aruba, Jamaica, ooh I wanna take you / Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama / Key Largo, Montego, baby why don't we go / Jamaica / Off the Florida Keys ...

Looks like you are having a great time, Andy!
Oh, sure, just after I realized I didn't remember the lyrics and cleaned up my post, you remembered the song!

Andy, I am so jonesing for our next vacay! Thanks for the pics!
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Oh, sure, just after I realized I didn't remember the lyrics and cleaned up my post, you remembered the song!

Andy, I am so jonesing for our next vacay! Thanks for the pics!

LOL!!! You know we are posting on the biggest searchable database...just for Shrek I have probably bookmarked 5 lyrics sites!
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Very nice, Andy. Thanks for the pics.
That pool/rock area is a beautiful design.
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Thanks for sharing your lovely pics! how are you faring now that you're back home? I am finding the return to cold and snow quite difficult. Next time I do a tropical winter vacation, I intend to return in late spring, not mid-winter!

I keep reviewing my pics too, but not sure if it's helping with everyday reality when I look out the window onto a snowy landscapre. Do you have much snow in Massachusetts?
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Comparing last week's view with this week's, back home....





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Thanks for sharing your lovely pics! how are you faring now that you're back home? I am finding the return to cold and snow quite difficult. Next time I do a tropical winter vacation, I intend to return in late spring, not mid-winter!

I keep reviewing my pics too, but not sure if it's helping with everyday reality when I look out the window onto a snowy landscapre. Do you have much snow in Massachusetts?
Soma, he is still on his vacation. But here in the Boston area we have had only a dusting so far this year. And that melted by noon from the sun. Today is going up to the 50's. No chance of snow today.
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Andy, your pictures are beautiful. How is the food? Do you have a favorite meal?
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Andy, your pictures are beautiful. How is the food? Do you have a favorite meal?
We had our favorite meal tonight. Dinner was at a small family run Italian restaurant located in the family's home. Husband and wife do the cooking. Max. seating is about 30 people.

Tonight for an appetizer, I had a lightly batter dipped and fried shrimp with a creamy dipping sauce. The main course was a spaghetti carbonara that was out of this world rich and delicious. Dessert was a chocolate, almond and pistachio roll with ice cream with an espresso to wash it down.

Best meal I've had for some time.
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I prefer them in a stew.
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