Post Script, 11 Aug 2018, 6:15PM Off the Coast of Nova Scotia

The Canadian Coast Guard was called on again this afternoon to transport another patient to land-side medical care. If one wonders why the coast guard is so valuable, all you needed to do is watch the great job these folks did assisting the cruise ship with a medical emergency. Absolutely a top notch response. Yet … Continue reading Post Script, 11 Aug 2018, 6:15PM Off the Coast of Nova Scotia

10 Aug 2018, 8:30 PM, off the eastern coast of Quebec near the Bay of Gaspe (Report from Brad)

We experienced a big dose of reality this evening about the unseen risks and challenges associated with traveling by sea. About 5 pm, an all ship announcement was made for the medical team to respond to a cabin very near us. We surmised it must be a serious situation for an announcement like that to … Continue reading 10 Aug 2018, 8:30 PM, off the eastern coast of Quebec near the Bay of Gaspe (Report from Brad)

Planes, trains and automobiles, and more (From Brad)

Well...having a bit of “down” time as we watch the ocean go by and desperately search for dolphins or whales...I decided to take stock of all the ways we’ve used to get around while on vacation. A truly taxing exercise after a beer or two or fighting off the urge for yet another nap.....easy to … Continue reading Planes, trains and automobiles, and more (From Brad)