I have taken Three Cruises. I am not a cruise Person. Being on board, I become claustrophobic. I have been sea sick. The food is in abundance, tons of cheap food. The elegance is gone. My so called prime rib looked like a 1 oz skirt steak. I walked my self to death. The nurse was as helpless as asking a 6 year old for help Duh!
Who needs this, we didn't see the places we were suppose to stop at. Capt, said had to bypass it. We just slowed down and killed a day.
There have been a few problems in the last few years. 2011 In the Mediterranean Sea 200 aboard, 150 missing.
MTS Oceans -had a hole in bulkhead, sunk Capt. never even went below to check. The Capt was also first to leave ship.
Then there was the Moscow cruse ship on Volga river 200 on board 100 missing..
Costa Concordia capt. 6 dead so far..
Stafano Italy 4000 people
This is today Italy Jan 15. 2012
rescue dinghy hangs from the side of the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia leaning on its side after ran aground off the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. The Costa Concordia cruise ship ran aground off the coast of Tuscany, sending water pouring in through a 160-foot (50-meter) gash in the hull and forcing the evacuation of some 4,200 people from the listing vessel early Saturday, the Italian coast guard said.
Sea Diamond Charts were wrong?????
Tell me another excuse. Sinking Sea Diamond
Sea Diamond Greece
The MS Mikhail, Lermontov had a good Russian crew struck a rock?
You can get disease SARS Fire on board forget it Pirates attack Food Poisoning
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Yvonne started painting and drawing in High School in Houston Texas. She earned extra money drawing insects in science class for classmates.
Yvonne's mother encouraged her to attend art classes at the Art Museum in Houston in the 1960's.
After her marriage she moved to Miami Beach, while living on Palm Island she continued her education in art, and Design. Also studied with notable artist from the area.
Yvonne was painted by friend Florence Taylor Kushner, from Boston and in women's Who's Who. Florence painted many famous families. Yvonne was lucky enough to receive private tutoring from her.
In the 1970's she went to Interior Design School .
Years later she started her own Interior Design firm named 'Chez Moi Interior's.
Yvonne continued painting and showing her work at Beau Arts in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Also she exibhited her work in North Carolina, the Florida Keys, and at the Childers Art Gallery on Las Olas Blvd (Ft. Lauderdale).
Yvonne won the prestigious 'Hortt Art Competition Award' at the Museum of Ft.Lauderdale, Florida. This work of art remained on display for several months at the Museum. Over the years Yvonne has entered many competitions winning countless blue ribbons.
A trip to Paris, and a stay in Monmarte where she spent time with a few choice artist's changed her views toward her own art work.
Art is truly an expession of experience and love to her.
She likes her work to show a moment in time or tell a story.
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