How Ship Life is Like Camp

I never went to summer camp. I never packed away a duffle bag with high hopes of s’mores and canoes. I never wrote hilarious letters home to mom in red crayon complaining about the bugs. Alas, this poor girl spent her summers on the beaches of Daytona. I know, pity me. My college roommate, The... Continue Reading →

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This weekend we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. I love this holiday. It’s more than a reason to drink beer. It’s more than an occasion to wear a color that makes me look fabulous. It’s more than the one day a year people pretend they always listen to The Dropkick Murphys. For me, St. Patrick’s Day is... Continue Reading →

Mean Girls Explain Ship Life

Mean Girls is easily one of the greatest movies ever made. I frequently quote this cinematic brilliance in my every day life - sometimes on purpose, and sometimes by beautiful accident. Nothing cheers me up faster than memes about Glenn Coco or GIFS of Janice Ian. So I compiled this list of our fetch mean... Continue Reading →

How Ship Life is Like College

Last weekend I took a much-needed trip to my alma mater, Elon University, to celebrate homecoming. I was lovingly referred to as “the cruise ship girl,” embraced tightly and drowned in sangria. I went into my ship life straight after graduating from college and the similarities were glaringly obvious. My friends were learning about appliances... Continue Reading →

How Ship Life is Like Dirty Dancing

Last night Kiki and I decided to drink a bottle of wine and watch one of the greatest movies of all time – Dirty Dancing. As I was watching I kept noticing sharp similarities between the world at Kellerman’s and the cruise ship bubble. I have watched “The Love Boat” and documentaries claiming to “expose... Continue Reading →