Bon Voyage Mom & Dad!!!

Carnival Freedom

Today has been bitter-sweet as my parents arrived in Galveston, TX to sail away on the Carnival Freedom cruise ship for a well-deserved vacation.

Mom

Mom

Dad

Dad

I am so grateful that they arrived safely, because they were involved in a minor accident on the drive south near Houston, TX.  Apparently a truck driving in front of them was carrying a large box containing a water heater, which fell off into the highway.  Mom tried to swerve but couldn’t because there were vehicles in the lanes on either side of her car.  They collided with the water heater, which damaged her almost new, beautiful car but thankfully the damage was mostly cosmetic and there were no injuries.

As I’ve likely mentioned before, traveling is one of my passions and going on cruises with my parents have been the best days of my life.  We have been on 3 together and I cherish those memories like no others. Continue reading