Today we are in Fort Lauderdale, and we booked a tour that got us a private airboat ride in the Everglades. There was also a “show” put on by one of the rangers at the park, which was mostly him telling us a bit about the biology and behavior of alligators, and feeding bits of…
Month: March 2019
So this is unusual…
We got in line for the guest signings at 2:30 and got up to the tables at 3:25. It was very unusual to see John Scalzi and Patrick Rothfuss sitting there, bored, while everyone wanted the McElroy family’s signatures.
Color me officially impressed: the concert is going on directly below our cabin and we can’t hear a thing! We’re watching the simulcast in our stateroom rather than attempting to go anywhere on the ship at the moment.
Toby and I did a food and history tour of Old San Juan today, and neither of us cared enough to go to the big concert that the JoCo Cruise has every year, even though the final act was They Might Be Giants. Which is good, because the concert kept getting paused due to rain…
I mentioned the Portal (2) posters and what-not in my last post. Here’s a few samples.
It’s a Floating Con
I can absolutely understand why some people say, “I won’t go on any cruise but the JoCo one.” I don’t agree with them, but I understand it now.
Cell Coverage in San Juan
T-Mobile has great coverage here, good speed, and it costs us nothing to use. In fact, it’s so good I had my phone off airplane mode for less than an hour before getting a spam call claiming to be from my area code and exchange. Fuck you, Ajit Pai. May you always have network connection…
At least some of you will get this
If the picture doesn’t show up in the crosspost you’ll have to click through.
We gathered on the observation deck at 11PM and the ship’s crew turned the light off for us so we could see the stars! And an astronomer was out there identifying them and talking about them. Toby and I were falling asleep on our feet so we came in after 15 minutes, but they’re doing…