On Board

We boarded the ship and headed to Skyline, one of the dining restaurants. Afterwards, we explored the ship and had drinks. This map shows are route for our tour of the Hawaiian Islands. Finally, we got into our cabin where we had chocolate covered strawberries and a cheese and fruit plate waiting for us. Save […]

Buzz’s Steakhouse

After our morning tour of Shangri La we went to Buzz’s for a relaxing lunch. Buzz’s has a festive tiki-hut atmospher that takes you back to an old Hawaii. Buzz’s was decorated for Halloween not only at the entrance but the banyan tree, we sat under on the large outdoor lanai, had a witch’s, hat, […]

Haleiwa Joes Seafood Grill – Food & Drinks

After visiting with the turtles at Turtle Bay we headed to lunch at Haleiwa Joe’s Seafood Grill. It was very nice little grill with a great patio, the weather was perfect for eating outside.  They had a nice menu and really good drinks. We really liked the glasses so we bought some to bring home. […]

Mai Tais

During our trip to Hawaii we went to Waikiki Beach several times. On this day, it was our first visit. We had stop for drinks at Hawaiian Hilton Hotel and Hale Koa Hotel. We had Mai Tais at each hotel but the ones at the Hilton were my favorite. At $15 a piece, they should […]

We were such Good parents!

October of 1974 we went to the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany and gave Kristie beer for the first time. in 1978 we were at Suzy’s and Holan had her first beer. In looking back on these pictures, something makes me think we were not being very good parents.

Bartending Class Drinks

To layer the liquids in the American Flag you use the lightest liquid, then a the next layer must be 10 proof higher than the first with the last being 10 proof higher than the middle. The top two layers are poured slowly over the back of a spoon to keep the liquids separated. The […]

Bartending Class

We took a bartending class downtown Kansas City MO at the Professional Bartending Schools of America. We are holding our Mojitos. A mojito is a cocktail that consists of five ingredients: white rum, sugar (traditionally sugar cane juice), lime juice, sparkling water and mint.The bar station had three compartment sinks, stainless steel ice bins, Wunderbar […]

Wine Tasting & An Author

While we were doing our wine tasting at Belvoir Winery we met Ralph Monaco and Gina Sifers. Ralph is a lawyer and author of Son Of A Bandit Jesse James. Gina is a Multi-Media Consultant and with her daughter designed the cover for the book. Of course, we bought a copy of the book and […]

NCL Svedka Ice Bar

The NCL Epic’s SVEDKA Ice Bar is made using 1,585 gallons of water and is set in changing hues of blue, green and purple LED lighting that simulates the Northern Lights to create a distinctive arctic atmosphere. The Bar featured a bar, walls, tables, stools, glasses and life-size sculptures all made from ice. We were […]

Food, Drinks Plus An Iguana

After lunch we stopped in at Captain’s Corner for some duty-free liquor to take back to the villa. They also had a nice selection of island t-shirts, souvenirs, and cigars from all over the Caribbean. We walked back to Slim Man’s parking lot and saw this Iguana walking down the sidewalk with his banana. On […]