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  1. Does the plane on the way to the cruise count?
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    4/5/04

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  4. Sad to see those liners. I hope some how environmental pressures keeps Norway from the breakers and she find herself serving as a hotel or casino ship. :cool:
  5. Glad to hear everyone is safe....trees you can re-planted. Palm trees once established can stand up to very high winds. Again glad everyone is OK :cool:
  6. Smoooth Seas Wllie!<] :cool:
  7. just picked a part of a ship :cool:
  8. We prefer the old school method....Like the contact with the people that have served so well over the course of a cruise. :cool:
  9. Here's a story from the Keys News: Rosie rips Bush during her cruise stop in Key West BY CHRIS TITTEL Citizen Staff Writer KEY WEST  Rosie O'Donnell said Wednesday that although she was pleased with the outcome, she was not surprised that the U.S. Senate ultimately rejected a proposed amendment to the Constitution that would prohibit same-sex marriages. "I actually believed that the Senate would do what they did," O'Donnell said. "With the vote today in the Senate, I think even the senators are looking at President Bush in a different light." The Emmy Award-winning talk show host and gay rights activist spent the day touring Key West, just one of several ports of call on a weeklong cruise that she and her family began Sunday in New York. Shortly after docking in Key West, O'Donnell was presented with a key to the city and participated in a showing of her artwork at Luis Sottil Studios. O'Donnell accused President Bush of using the same-sex marriage issue to draw the American public's attention away from the war in Iraq. "George Bush would like to distract Americans from the fact that he has started a war based on pure fabrication and that over 900 of America's poor have been killed in action," she said. "I'm very supportive of our military and when we ask them to go to war that it's for a worthy cause. This war, there is no worthy cause." O'Donnell reiterated the same sentiment in recalling the landmark moment earlier this year when she and her spouse, Kelli Carpenter, traveled to California to exchange vows in one of the first same-sex civil ceremonies held in the United States. "Going to San Francisco really was inspired, in many ways, by the fact that during a war our president held a press conference to denounce gays and marriage as the big issue in our nation," she said, "just as he was sending our 22-year-olds off to be killed. "I thought it was absurd and was so transparent, his motive was so transparent. I think America feels that, too. We have done such damage to ourselves, as a nation, in the eyes of the rest of the world." O'Donnell suggested that voters take note of which senators voted for and which senators voted against the proposed amendment, particularly at election time. "I hope that what will happen is the opposite of what the president expected, which was that anyone who voted to reject this amendment would be chastised, that it would hurt their career," she said. "I think the opposite is going to happen. I would love just to get the list and the faces of every single person who voted for the amendment and support the person running against them." O'Donnell and Carpenter are on the cruise with Parker, Chelsea and Blake, three youngsters whom O'Donnell adopted several years ago. A Florida law preventing gays and lesbians from adopting children forced O'Donnell, a resident of Miami, to file for adoption in another state. In addition to same-sex marriage, O'Donnell has become a champion of gay adoption rights. She is lending her support to Steve Lofton and Roger Croteau, a same-sex couple suing the state for the right to retain custody of one of five foster children that they have been raising for more than 10 years. "It's a sad situation," she said. O'Donnell and her family are booked on the maiden voyage of R Family Vacations, the O'Donnell-backed company that promotes holidays for both traditional and not-so-traditional families. The 2,000-plus passengers reportedly include male-female, same-sex, multiracial and one-parent families. In addition to typical cruise ship activities, passengers can participate in discussion groups on a variety of issues of interest to gay parents. "Everybody's having fun," she said. "There's a lot of people with lives that don't allow them to be as open as they could be on the cruise. To see the sense of freedom that they and their children feel is very fulfilling." -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This story published on Thu, Jul 15, 2004
  10. Ship..........Get me on one !!!! :cool:
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