We're Kim (child bride) and Jack (cradle robber) from Orlando. Kim's originally from Vietnam, and Jack's from Rhode Island. We've been in Florida for nearly 30 years.
We're retired, with 11 kids between us and (at last count) 12 grandchildren. We're booked on what will be our 15th cruise this summer, and we've yet to encounter a bad one. We've been on the CruiseMate boards since 2002. It's the only place to be if you love cruising!
Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Joe - Highway Fleet Manager - early retirement around the corner
Lin - School Bus Transportation Manager - too young to retire ;-}
1 Son, 1 DIL and 2 grandkids (ages 4 and 5)
could be considered DINKs (double income, no kids)
I love to travel, hubby'd rather stay at home
don't know when our next cruise will be
jeanne, 62,(waiting for my first SS check this month)
Ellis,60, retired from Pratt&Whitney after 25 years, then was computer consultant for IBM, till 2 years ago when he became disabled.
live in Palm City, Florida, transplants from NY.
Ellis is retired, i am the homemaker. Although since his retirement he has been doing most of the cooking! <<<BG>>>
3 kids between us. I son, 2 daughters, all married and 2 grand children, girl and boy .
no pets, we have allergies.
Just trying to cruise thru life now.
Des Moines, Iowa
Administrative Assistant at a military base
Married 38 years, with 37 year old twins, and 3 "beautiful" granddaughters who are teenagers now.
56 years old
Two dogs (Buddy & Rascal)
Taking cruises and spoiling my granddaughters and my dogs are my favorite things to do.
Song of America Dec '90
Starship Majestic May '89
Sovereign X 5
Majesty Jul '01
Enchantment X 4
Regal Empress Dec '02
Mariner May '07 April '08
Grandeur Feb '08
Inspiration Oct '08
Radiance of the Seas Oct '10
Location: New Providence, PA
Occupation: Barn Manager, homeschool mom
Kids: 6 and 1 grandchild!
Pets: 2 dogs- Blazer (american/english bulldog) and Cocoa (chocolate lab)
4 horses - Moose, Missy, Ali and Squirrel
3 foster horses - Scooter, KG and Nugget
Beautiful Fairfield, Ca. (hey that's right next to Vacaville)
Worked for Square D Company in Operations since returning to California in 1990.
Two Children 13 and 16, one husband (just can't seem to get rid of him 22 years)
Husband is Retired Military (Airforce)
Love to Cruise -- Is there anything better ??
Married -14 glorious years, 23 altogether... to the same exceptionally tolerant bride.
Occupation- Hotel/bar owner, and CruiseMates writer
Two sons- one just graduating this spring, and waiting to hear if he's been accepted to grad school film program at USC. The other just finishing high school and hopefully going on to college... though he says he wants to work as bartender on a cruise ship for awhile.
Will likely break him of that desire when he's old enough to work for me this summer<G>
Pet.. Sammy... the brave, beautiful, bombastic, Border Collie
BTW, Carrie.. A horse named Moose. Ya gotta like it .
Dayton, OH in reality (Orlando, FL in my mind)
Married To Greg (a.k.a. Big Al)
Age Old Enough To Know Better (46)
Kids: Four between us, 2 of each
Pets: None thank goodness, then I couldn't travel!
Grandchildren: Three absolutely GORGEOUS granddaughters....6....4....2
PapaBill and Gram (Rita)
Live in a northern suburb of NYC
3 grown (married ) daughters
3 employed son in laws (that's the best kind)
4 grandchildren who outshine the sun (two girls and two boys)
no pets ,
Papa is an executive with a sports photography company
Gram is a banker
Next vacation Aruba in May.
Next cruise Sept. 17 2004- Summit - 14 days Alaska and the west coast to San Diego.
(with two days pre in Vancouver and two post in Sandiego)
That will be lucky number 13.
Oh, yes, Ed, I've even been to Horseheads NY many many times. It was a good gasoline/ food stop on the way to Geneseo where 2 of my girls spent 6 years.
R ay and Helen
Ray's age 84
Married: 62 years
Children: 6 (one deceased)
Grand children: 18
Great Grand children 11 and counting
Retired since 1982
Retired USAF 24 years
Retired Civil Service 18 years
We live in Ocoee, Florida ( Sub of Orlando)
Formerly from Louisiana
Cruising is our choice of vacationing
Cruised 62 times
waiting for an exoitic Long one at our selection.
No Pets (only if you can call Helen MY PET)
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I Sail The Carnival Dream.
The Royal Princess Transatlantic.
I sail The Crown Princess to The Southern Caribbean.
Hi From chilly Boston...A lifelong resident, Bruce and have been married 35 years,and have 3 children, the newest, Aiden, can be seen in our new gallery.. Bruce ia s printer, and until recently I worked in a boutique...and I count my job here at Cruisemates, great fun...we have 2 dogs, a Bichon, and the dog from Hades......We have been cruisers sine 1990, and are hooked.. Trip/Monday Chat Host
Bonjour from Montreal Quebec! We are:
Donna 48, daycare educator
James 59, airline mechanic
Married 2 years, together 10 years
4 kids between us, 3 on their own, 1 teen at home
1 lovely grandaughter, 17 months
1 beloved Golden Retriever Emma, and a cat named Chewy
And, like the rest of you, we are HOOKED on cruising!
Next up: the majestic QM2 next November (or if we win the lottery tonight, something else VERY soon!
Jen (40) & Gary (43)
Jen - Secrtary/Treasurer for Church
Gary - Lineman for local electric utility
Children: 2 daughter 19, son 15
Cruises - 1st time last year on the Sensation
Next Cruise - Majesty of the Seas - bringing my niece for 21st Birthday
Hope to book something next spring for a belated 20th Anniversay trip which we will celebrate in Sept.