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Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 29th, 2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,935
Posted By carlysgram
Linda's pancakes

I told some friends we would go to Linda's tomorrow morning, Sunday. Does anyone know if they are open on Sunday? It's too late to call them. Thanks. Laraine
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, January 27th, 2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,112
Posted By carlysgram
IMO Best Massage on Aruba

Just came back from getting a massage and a spur of the moment mini facial. The massage was the best I've gotten here in Aruba (IMO). Where you ask? NaFanny. Fanny is the owner and operator of...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 26th, 2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,480
Posted By carlysgram
Pics from BB party at AM 1/24/11

Another great turnout last Monday night. Unfortunately it was my last BB party until next January. Four weeks is flying by. Already booked our 4 weeks for next year. Let the countdown begin. LOL....
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 25th, 2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By carlysgram
Re: Does anyone know....

I googled fold up coolers with drink holders and got several hits. Found this on Amazon.com - Playa Convertible Cooler in Creamsicle Stripe. See if this helps. L:)
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 22nd, 2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,639
Posted By carlysgram
I Love Aruba from Christmas to Carnival

Here's some pics we took during the past few days of Alto Vista Chapel, pics from the water tower and some pics of Ken & I and our friends at Marandi's. Sunset is at Marandi's too. The pics of the...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, January 20th, 2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,472
Posted By carlysgram
Re: Pictures from BB party tonight

Getaway, look at the pics again. There should be captions underneath naming everyone.
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 19th, 2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,732
Posted By carlysgram
Re: pics from aruba

Hi "Getaway" - Yes the pics were taken at Alto Vista or the water tower.
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 19th, 2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,472
Posted By carlysgram
Re: Pictures from BB party tonight

Karen is incredible. Under the circumstances she is doing really well. Karen is Karen and is an inspiration to all of us (especially me). She finds the good where so many of us would see nothing...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 18th, 2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,509
Posted By carlysgram
Re: Just curious....

Bingo's - first night and night before we leave:wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 18th, 2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,472
Posted By carlysgram
Re: Pictures from BB party tonight

Sherry, just tried the link you just posted for me. It worked for me. Hope it works for you. Let me know. Thanks, Laraine
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 17th, 2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,472
Posted By carlysgram
Pictures from BB party tonight

We had a great turn out tonight at the BB party. Got pictures of most of the people who were there. I apologize to those folks I didn't capture on "film". Also, some pictures of sunset from Eagle...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 16th, 2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,610
Posted By carlysgram
Re: Never Rains In Aruba !?

The Pearl is a condo complex on Eagle Beach. It is one block inland from the Screaming Eagle restaurant. I highly recommend it.
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 15th, 2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,447
Posted By carlysgram
Re: I might be in a book

Way to go Charles. Will certainly look forward to that - congrats!!!
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 15th, 2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,610
Posted By carlysgram
Re: Never Rains In Aruba !?

Charles, be careful what you wish for. Next January when I come down I will try my darndest to bring some snow for Junior. LOL.
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 15th, 2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,247
Posted By carlysgram
Cruise ship lands on beach

Just Kidding. I have too much time on my hands and my brain is turning into much. We spent part of the day with EBB and his wife on the beach at the AM. Just couldn't resist taking these pics. ...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 15th, 2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,610
Posted By carlysgram
Re: Never Rains In Aruba !?

After I posted the above thread, it cleared up and has been absolutely rain free and gorgeous. Sorry you folks are wherever you are and not here. Wish you all were here with us enjoying the warmth...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, January 13th, 2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,610
Posted By carlysgram
Never Rains In Aruba !?

Rain again today. We have been experiencing a lot more rain this year than we ever have at this time of the year. We have been coming to Aruba since 1996 and can honestly say this is the first time...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 10th, 2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,732
Posted By carlysgram
Re: pics from aruba

Thanks everyone - it's the camera not me. It has a great zoom. Bobbie, we're about 1/4 mile from the beach. If you know where Screaming Eagle is, turn at that corner and go inland about 2 blocks,...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 9th, 2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,732
Posted By carlysgram
Re: pics from aruba

We're still here and staying at the Pearl, Eagle Beach.
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 9th, 2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,732
Posted By carlysgram
pics from aruba

Hi everyone, these are just a few random pics from Aruba that I took this week. I hope this works.



If you can't see the pictures in this email, click here to see it in a web browser:

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Forum: Charles' Stories Sunday, January 9th, 2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,248
Posted By carlysgram
Re: The water tank at alto vista

Thanks, we were actually at the Chapel the other day. I guess I just didn't pay attention to the water tank. We took some pictures that as soon as Sherry helps me figure out what to do with them,...
Forum: Charles' Stories Sunday, January 9th, 2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,248
Posted By carlysgram
Re: The water tank at alto vista

In all the years we have been to Aruba, we have never seen this. Could you please tell me where it is and how I can get there from Eagle Beach. We love exploring the island and getting "lost". ...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 9th, 2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,683
Posted By carlysgram
Re: One week down & 3 to go

Sending lots of warmth to you by telepathy. We have tried Matthews in the past and will be heading there again during our next 3 weeks. Tried to leave all our "dining out" til friends get here....
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 9th, 2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,683
Posted By carlysgram
One week down & 3 to go

Good morning everyone, It is still morning here in Aruba - 11:50 am to be exact. Tomorrow we will have been here one week. Where does the time go? It has been a beautiful week - Tuesday morning,...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 5th, 2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,250
Posted By carlysgram
rain rain go away

Rain in Aruba is better than cold and snow in NY.

Hello from Aruba. Sitting outside our room protected from the rain, waiting for it to stop. A few minutes ago it was sunny and warm. Right...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 4th, 2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,464
Posted By carlysgram
We're Here!!!!

Yesterday was travel day. All went well. Airport was a little more crowded than in the past.
Went right from airport to the AM to see who was at the BB party. EBB (Gary) and his wife Nancy and...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 3rd, 2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,143
Posted By carlysgram
On our way!!!!

Good morning everyone, it's time. Just waiting for the car to pick us up for our trip to JFK. This is it, gonna shut down the computer and lock the doors. Next time you hear from us we will be in...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 2nd, 2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,573
Posted By carlysgram
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 2nd, 2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 608,078
Posted By carlysgram
Re: let's do a countdown part 2

Ro, definitely count in Saturdays - then your countdown # will only be 4.

Ken's watching the Jets and I'm sitting here mentally taking account of "did I put that in", "should I put this in". ...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 2nd, 2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,573
Posted By carlysgram
Re: 24 hours til boarding

Ro, going out of JFK. Checked this a.m.'s flight and it left only 15 mins. late. I'll take that. :wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 2nd, 2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,425
Posted By carlysgram
Re: another minor warning

We bought something like the vacation vault last year but never used it. It's much bigger and can actually accommodate a computer. Packed it last night "in case" we need it. Guess I'll make sure we...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 2nd, 2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,573
Posted By carlysgram
Post 24 hours til boarding

It's here. The final countdown. At this time tomorrow, Ken & I will be boarding our plane :airplane:(as long as it's on time) for sunny Aruba. All packed and ready to go. See you in Aruba. ...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 1st, 2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 608,078
Posted By carlysgram
Re: let's do a countdown part 2

We leave Monday morning, and I'm finished packing. Just asked my DH whether to bring an umbrella. I got an emphatic NO. Bad luck, bad karma, whatever... not goin' do it. Rainy and hot is better...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 1st, 2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,916
Posted By carlysgram
Re: This week

Hey Gary, keep that rain away. We'll be down on Monday. C U at the AM on Monday night as long as the flight is on time. Happy New Year - Laraine & Ken:party::party:
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 30th, 2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 608,078
Posted By carlysgram
Re: let's do a countdown part 2

Finished packing except for those last minute things that can't be packed til Monday morning and the food that we take down. Going to look into storage this year. Don't know why I haven't done this...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 30th, 2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 608,078
Posted By carlysgram
Re: let's do a countdown part 2

4 more sleeps and a wake up for us. One bag packed... the rest of the stuff is on the floor just trying to climb into the suitcase. :wink_smil Laraine & Ken :wink_smil

To all of you on this...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, December 28th, 2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 608,078
Posted By carlysgram
Re: let's do a countdown part 2

[SIZE=5][COLOR=red]5 [COLOR=black]days and a sleep and we're off to Aruba.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, December 27th, 2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,762
Posted By carlysgram
Re: Today in New York & Aruba 2010

We didn't have to do the driveway. We had both cars on it and because of the wind, no snow fell between them. Unfortunately, this a.m., hubby was shoveling while I was using the snow blower and he...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, December 27th, 2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,762
Posted By carlysgram
Today in New York & Aruba 2010

I posted some pictures in the "All Albums" section of what it was like out our front door today as well as some pics from our trip in January 2010. Can you guess where I'd rather be. This time next...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, December 19th, 2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,825
Posted By carlysgram
Beach at Baby Beach?

Has anyone been to Baby Beach lately? Have the strange water conditions affected the beach there? What about the small beaches up North like Malmok, Arashi etc. Laraine

2 weeks from tomorrow -...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, December 18th, 2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,693
Posted By carlysgram
I Love Aruba Re: storm damage 12/2010

Sherry, thanks for posting the pictures. I can't believe what I saw. I have been watching the bucuti webcam for several days commenting about how high the waves looked and that it appeared to be...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, December 13th, 2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 608,078
Posted By carlysgram
Re: let's do a countdown part 2

3 weeks from tonight I will be in beautiful Aruba for 4 weeks of rest and relaxation... Hope to see you all that Monday night at the BB party. :wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, December 1st, 2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,308
Posted By carlysgram
Thumbs up Sunshine & Blue Skies

Blue skies shining on me, nothing but blue skies do I see. Could this be the start of something good. The Bucuti web cam showed blue skies and sunshine this morning. :wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, November 25th, 2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 608,078
Posted By carlysgram
I Love Aruba Re: let's do a countdown part 2

38 and a wake up for us. Happy Thanksgiving to all my Visit Aruba friends. :wink_smil:wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, November 19th, 2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,687
Posted By carlysgram
Natalee Halloway

Well, is it her or not, that is the question. Seems like they found a jaw bone in or around the area where Natalee disappeared and are performing forensics to see if it is a match to Natalee. News...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, November 15th, 2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 608,078
Posted By carlysgram
Smile Re: let's do a countdown part 2

Enjoy your trip. We have 48 days left.
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, November 6th, 2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 608,078
Posted By carlysgram
I Love Aruba Re: let's do a countdown part 2

57 days and counting for us. 4 weeks in paradise from 1/3 to 1/31. WOO HOO!!!! Hope to see everyone at the BB parties on Monday night 1/3. Gonna try to get there if the plane is on time. :wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 19th, 2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,192
Posted By carlysgram
Re: BB party 1/25/10

Ken actually went in last night and they took the reservation in person. I'll stop in again during the week to make sure. If they forgot and it's closed, I'll post a message to everyone if it's not...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 19th, 2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,192
Posted By carlysgram
BB party 1/25/10

If you will be in Aruba on Monday, Jan 25th, there's a bulletin board party at Amsterdam Manor Beach Bar deck area at 5PM.

At 6:30 PM, some of us have decided to continue the party with dinner at...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 19th, 2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 608,078
Posted By carlysgram
Re: let's do a countdown part 2

If you will be in Aruba on Monday, Jan 25th, there's a bulletin board party at Amsterdam Manor Beach Bar deck area at 5PM.

At 6:30 PM, some of us have decided to continue the party with dinner at...
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