Welcome back and thanks for your comments.
Too bad about the weather, but as you said, it beat working! And cooking, cleaning, checking 600 tv channels to find something fun to watch in the evenings, etc. The former CEO of Carnival used to like to say, "Cruising is like sex. Even when it's bad, it's good."
There's no predicting the weather. Floridians have had a difficult time of it this winter, like so many other areas of the country. I'm not too far from Baltimore, and I can tell you, you didn't miss much here, either, weatherwise!
Royal Caribbean stopped giving out chocolates on the pillows a year or two ago, in a cost savings measure.
How was the entertainment? Food? Did you eat most of your meals in the dining room?