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#1
Boynton Beach, FL USA
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This thread is especially dedicated to the members of the Martini Mates. The original Mates were formed in 2005, on the Celebrity Infinity while on a re-positioning cruise, Vancouver to San Franscisco. Dr. Koob - Jim; BellKat - Kathleen; MVPinBoynton - Mike; CAPinBoynton - Carol; BC Bob - Bob; and HealthFitz - Judy (gone, but not forgotten). Over the years we have added many, many more members!
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#2
Boynton Beach, FL USA
4,347 Posts
Joined Oct 2003
FYI, BC Bob is also known as Leftcoast Bob.
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#3
Beautiful BC Canada
3,920 Posts
Joined Aug 2006
Just a quick note from The Point.
On summer land vacation with hardly any wifi or cell.


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IN August
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#4
Leeds, United Kingdom
700 Posts
Joined May 2013
Originally posted by CAPinBoynton
This thread is especially dedicated to the members of the Martini Mates. The original Mates were formed in 2005, on the Celebrity Infinity while on a re-positioning cruise, Vancouver to San Franscisco. Dr. Koob - Jim; BellKat - Kathleen; MVPinBoynton - Mike; CAPinBoynton - Carol; BC Bob - Bob; and HealthFitz - Judy (gone, but not forgotten). Over the years we have added many, many more members!

Ok, I'm in too.
Suffering the unpredictable English summer and as usual moaning about it. Yet more rain today. How I wish we had your weather there in Florida. I think we will have to retire there....... Or just keep booking more cruises to the sunshine
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Upcoming cruises:
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2017 (June) Celebrity Solstice Alaska
2017 (Jan) Celebrity Eclipse: Southern Caribbean
2016 (Oct) Celebrity Constellation, Athens, Israel
2016 (June) Celebrity Constellation: Italy, Croatia.
2015 (Oct) Celebrity Eclipse, Spain, Portugal, Canaries
2014 (Feb) Celebrity Infinity, Panama
2013 (June) Celebrity Eclipse, Baltics
2012 RCI Voyager of the Seas, Caribbean (New Orleans)
2001 RCI Splendour of the Seas, Eastern Med
1995 Thomson Sapphire, Western Med
#5
Ocala FL
374 Posts
Joined Sep 2005
Carol
This is great. Enjoy your trip
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#6
Boynton Beach, FL USA
13,960 Posts
Joined Jun 2001
Well we had a record hot day yesterday; but today was quite nice. It is supposed to be 95 in Munich tomorrow. 😡. Oh well, we will still have fun. I hear they have cold beer there.
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#7
Boynton Beach, FL USA
4,347 Posts
Joined Oct 2003
Since I'm not at home right now, I don't have any of my email addresses for other Martini Mates with me. So, Since Bob is at the point, Jim and Kathleen it's up to you to let any of our other MMs know about the thread. Thanks.

Y'all, I'm not kidding you, you know how Mike likes to take pictures of churches. Well, yesterday Hans and Barbara told us that after we went to see the castle, they were going to take us to see the Wies Church. Okay, so Hans is driving, using the GPS. We go awhile then turned off on this very narrow road. It reminded me of those roads we took on our England trip, and you know all of the trouble we ended up in on that trip! Anyway, Hilda the GPS said to turn left, so now we're on a one lane country road, no cars in sight. Nothing but cows! I'm thinkin' no way. I had seen a picture of the church, and it was huge! There was no way that big church was out here in the middle of this cow pasture! I figured Hans was pulling one of his tricks. Hilda GPS told us to turn right in 100 meters, then right again.

Well, I'll be damned, out from behind some trees, appeared a huge church! It was in the middle of frickin' no where! We went inside and Mike got his pictures, and I had to take back all of the bad things I had been thinking about funny man Hans!
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#8
Boynton Beach, FL USA
4,347 Posts
Joined Oct 2003
Originally posted by swmbogail
Ok, I'm in too.
Suffering the unpredictable English summer and as usual moaning about it. Yet more rain today. How I wish we had your weather there in Florida. I think we will have to retire there....... Or just keep booking more cruises to the sunshine
It has been hotter here in Germany than in Boynton. We finally got a small storm during the night last night, so today was much better heat wise.
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#9
Leeds UK
3,884 Posts
Joined Oct 2011
Hello people. Been in client meetings so just catching up. Great idea Carol.
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Upcoming cruises:
RCI Jewel of the Seas: Italy & Greece 27.09.2018 (Cruising with friends)
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Cruises behind us:Cunard QM2. NY to Southampton. August 2018.
Celebrity Millenium: SE Asia December 2017. Celebrity Solstice: Alaska, June 2017 (cruising with the Martini Mates, ❤️)Celebrity Eclipse: Southern Caribbean. January 2017.
Celebrity Constellation: Athens, Israel. October 2016
Celebrity Constellation: Italy, Croatia. June 2016
Celebrity Eclipse: Spain, Portugal & Canaries. October 2015
Celebrity Infinity: Westbound Panama Canal. November 2014
Celebrity Eclipse: Baltics. June 2013
RCI Voyager of the Seas: Caribbean (New Orleans). February 2012
RCI Splendour of the Seas: Eastern Med. August 2001
Thomson Sapphire: Western Med. August 1995
#10
Wisconsin
1,136 Posts
Joined Feb 2007
Originally posted by CAPinBoynton
Since I'm not at home right now, I don't have any of my email addresses for other Martini Mates with me. So, Since Bob is at the point, Jim and Kathleen it's up to you to let any of our other MMs know about the thread. Thanks.

Y'all, I'm not kidding you, you know how Mike likes to take pictures of churches. Well, yesterday Hans and Barbara told us that after we went to see the castle, they were going to take us to see the Wies Church. Okay, so Hans is driving, using the GPS. We go awhile then turned off on this very narrow road. It reminded me of those roads we took on our England trip, and you know all of the trouble we ended up in on that trip! Anyway, Hilda the GPS said to turn left, so now we're on a one lane country road, no cars in sight. Nothing but cows! I'm thinkin' no way. I had seen a picture of the church, and it was huge! There was no way that big church was out here in the middle of this cow pasture! I figured Hans was pulling one of his tricks. Hilda GPS told us to turn right in 100 meters, then right again.

Well, I'll be damned, out from behind some trees, appeared a huge church! It was in the middle of frickin' no where! We went inside and Mike got his pictures, and I had to take back all of the bad things I had been thinking about funny man Hans!
Great story, Carol! We can just picture the two of you!
Thanks for creating this blog
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HAL Westerdam/30 day Hawaii/South Pacific 4/2/2016
HAL Zuiderdam/19 day TA Rome to Ft Lauderdale 10/21/2015
Celebrity Millennium/Alaska Cruise-Tour 8/2015
Carnival Freedom/Repositioning Cruise 2/2015
Celebrity Infinity/Panama Canal 11/2014
Carnival Magic/Exotic Western Caribbean 5/2013
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Celebrity Summit/Southern Caribbean 2/2009
Costa/Caribbean 2/2007
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#11
Redmond, Washington, USA
8,322 Posts
Joined Aug 2004
Well, this is a great idea. And Carol, I am not sure who doesn't know yet as everyone seems to have posted but I will forward on to all my Mates. BTW: we aren't home either. Sitting in a hotel in beautiful Kingston, Ontario getting ready to go and have dinner with Bob's brother and his wife. But I will still send out another e-mail.

Jim

PS: Can't believe that this August, it will be 10 years. And let's not forget those other Martini Mate originals, the Straw, her traveling companion Carol (who left us in May), Andrew (Blazerboy) and Ed as well an assorted other few I will touch base with.
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6/19 From Dublin to Iceland and back again on Reflection
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2/20 Reflection to Mardi Gras!










Cruises Behind Us
  1. 8/2000 Alaska on HAL (old Westerdam)
  2. 3/2002 Mexico on Carnival (the cruise from and to hell)
  3. 11/2004 Panama Canal on Infinity (We fall in love with X)
  4. 9/2005 Pacific Northwest on Infinity t(Martini Mates Forever!)
  5. 2/2006 Eastern Caribbean on Infinity
  6. 6/2006 Pacific Coastal on Infinity
  7. 10/2006 Exotic Mediterranean & the Black Sea on Galaxy
  8. 8/2007 North to Alaska with the Martini Mates on Infinity! (Are we on a Carnival cruise?)
  9. 10/2007 Western Mediterranean on Century
  10. 8/2008 Alaska again...on Infinity...again (We can't help ourselves)
  11. 10/2008 Oosterdam to Mexican Riviera
  12. 03/2009 Eastern Caribbean on Celebrity Solstice with the Mates!
  13. 10/09 Pacific NW on Mercury (Close to home and fun)
  14. 2/10 Azamara Quest to SE Asia (Amazing trip! Amazing ship!)
  15. 05/11 Zaandam around the Sound from Vancouver
  16. 09/11 Century to Alaska (Back we go again)
  17. 01/12 Century Down Under from Auckland to Sydney
  18. 11/12 Century to Hawaii with the original Martini Mates (It's not a race. Too much Century)
  19. 06/13 The Baltic on Eclipse with a SUPER Cruise Critic roll call!
  20. 11/14 The Panama Canal 10 years later (to the day) with the Martini Mates on Infinity (same ship in the same cabin)
  21. 8/16 British Isles on Celebrity Silhouette
  22. 6/17 Martini Mates return to Alaska one more time on Solstice
  23. 4/18 Another trip to Alaska, this time on HAL's Westerdam-our first FAM
  24. 9/18 Around Puget Sound on Explorer of the Seas for Seth's Birthday
#12
Redmond, WA
1,934 Posts
Joined Mar 2005
What a great idea. Thanks Carol!
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10/18 New England and Canada on Summit
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#13
The Villages, FL
6,240 Posts
Joined Feb 2004
Great idea, Carol! We are in Seagrove Beach for a week and the weather is lovely. Enjoying your pics!
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#14
Boynton Beach, FL USA
4,347 Posts
Joined Oct 2003
Originally posted by DrKoob
Well, this is a great idea. And Carol, I am not sure who doesn't know yet as everyone seems to have posted but I will forward on to all my Mates. BTW: we aren't home either. Sitting in a hotel in beautiful Kingston, Ontario getting ready to go and have dinner with Bob's brother and his wife. But I will still send out another e-mail.

Jim

PS: Can't believe that this August, it will be 10 years. And let's not forget those other Martini Mate originals, the Straw, her traveling companion Carol (who left us in May), Andrew (Blazerboy) and Ed as well an assorted other few I will touch base with.
That's what I meant. I knew you would have Andrew and Ed's email. I had Bonnie and Rays. I have most all of them at home. What about the Baltic people?

I had forgotten that you were toddling around Canada, but you'll be home before we are!
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#15
Redmond, Washington, USA
8,322 Posts
Joined Aug 2004
Originally posted by CAPinBoynton
That's what I meant. I knew you would have Andrew and Ed's email. I had Bonnie and Rays. I have most all of them at home. What about the Baltic people?

I had forgotten that you were toddling around Canada, but you'll be home before we are!
I think the only people we gave pins to on the Baltic were Paul and Gail but maybe Renda and Jennifer too? We hear from them all the time.

Jim
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6/19 From Dublin to Iceland and back again on Reflection
7/19 Off to Alaska again with the grandkids on Ovation of the Seas
2/20 Reflection to Mardi Gras!










Cruises Behind Us
  1. 8/2000 Alaska on HAL (old Westerdam)
  2. 3/2002 Mexico on Carnival (the cruise from and to hell)
  3. 11/2004 Panama Canal on Infinity (We fall in love with X)
  4. 9/2005 Pacific Northwest on Infinity t(Martini Mates Forever!)
  5. 2/2006 Eastern Caribbean on Infinity
  6. 6/2006 Pacific Coastal on Infinity
  7. 10/2006 Exotic Mediterranean & the Black Sea on Galaxy
  8. 8/2007 North to Alaska with the Martini Mates on Infinity! (Are we on a Carnival cruise?)
  9. 10/2007 Western Mediterranean on Century
  10. 8/2008 Alaska again...on Infinity...again (We can't help ourselves)
  11. 10/2008 Oosterdam to Mexican Riviera
  12. 03/2009 Eastern Caribbean on Celebrity Solstice with the Mates!
  13. 10/09 Pacific NW on Mercury (Close to home and fun)
  14. 2/10 Azamara Quest to SE Asia (Amazing trip! Amazing ship!)
  15. 05/11 Zaandam around the Sound from Vancouver
  16. 09/11 Century to Alaska (Back we go again)
  17. 01/12 Century Down Under from Auckland to Sydney
  18. 11/12 Century to Hawaii with the original Martini Mates (It's not a race. Too much Century)
  19. 06/13 The Baltic on Eclipse with a SUPER Cruise Critic roll call!
  20. 11/14 The Panama Canal 10 years later (to the day) with the Martini Mates on Infinity (same ship in the same cabin)
  21. 8/16 British Isles on Celebrity Silhouette
  22. 6/17 Martini Mates return to Alaska one more time on Solstice
  23. 4/18 Another trip to Alaska, this time on HAL's Westerdam-our first FAM
  24. 9/18 Around Puget Sound on Explorer of the Seas for Seth's Birthday
#16
Leeds UK
3,884 Posts
Joined Oct 2011
Originally posted by DrKoob
I think the only people we gave pins to on the Baltic were Paul and Gail but maybe Renda and Jennifer too? We hear from them all the time.

Jim
We were definitely initiated on the Baltics
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Upcoming cruises:
RCI Jewel of the Seas: Italy & Greece 27.09.2018 (Cruising with friends)
Celebrity Edge: Eastern Caribbean 10.02.2019.(couldn't resist a peak at the new addition )

Cruises behind us:Cunard QM2. NY to Southampton. August 2018.
Celebrity Millenium: SE Asia December 2017. Celebrity Solstice: Alaska, June 2017 (cruising with the Martini Mates, ❤️)Celebrity Eclipse: Southern Caribbean. January 2017.
Celebrity Constellation: Athens, Israel. October 2016
Celebrity Constellation: Italy, Croatia. June 2016
Celebrity Eclipse: Spain, Portugal & Canaries. October 2015
Celebrity Infinity: Westbound Panama Canal. November 2014
Celebrity Eclipse: Baltics. June 2013
RCI Voyager of the Seas: Caribbean (New Orleans). February 2012
RCI Splendour of the Seas: Eastern Med. August 2001
Thomson Sapphire: Western Med. August 1995
#17
Boynton Beach, FL USA
4,347 Posts
Joined Oct 2003
Didn't you give one to Andrea, that young girl. Wasn't her husband named Paul, too?
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Upcoming Cruises:
Celebrity Soltice June, 2017 Alaska & Tracy Arm FjordHAL Zaandam, January 2018, So. America & Antarctica
Celebrity Edge January 2019 Eastern Caribbean

Cruises Completed: Celebrity Eclipse January 2017 Exotic So. Caribbean (Review Online); Celebrity Silhouette Nov. 2016 Trans Atlantic; Celebrity Constellation Oct. 2016 Israel & Med.; Celebrity Eclipse 05/16 Iceland and Ireland; Oceania Riviera 03/16 Sunny Getaways; Celebrity Equinox 10/15 Trans Atlantic; Oceania Nautica 03/15 China/Japan; Oceania Riviera 12/14 Mayan Mystique; Celebrity Infinity 11/14 Westbound Panama Canal; Celebrity Eclipse 10/14 Spain & Canaries; Island Princess 06/14 Alaska Cruise & Land; Regatta 04/14 Bermuda; Westerdam 03/14 E Carib; Reflection 12/13 E Carib; Summit 10/13 New Eng. & Canada; Eclipse 06/13 Scandinavia/Baltic; Century 11/12 Hawaii; Silhouette 05/12 Italy & Croatia; Allure of the Seas 12/12 E Carib; Amalegro 8/11 Rhine River; Infinity 2/11 So America; Azamara Quest 2/10 SE Asia; Century 12/09 W. Carib.; Enchantment of the Seas 10/09; Amalyra 5/09 Danube River; Solstice 03/09 Carib; AMA 9/08 Nile River Cruise; Infinity 08/07 Alaska; Grand Princess 05/07 Venice Rome; Diamond Princess 02/06 New Zealand/Australia; NCL Jewel 11/05; Infinity 08/05 Vancouver to San Francisco; Tahitian Princess 02/05 Fr. Polynesia/Marquesas; Jewel of the Seas 06/04 Brit Isles/Norwegian Fjords; Navigator of the Seas 11/03 E Carib; Brilliance of the Seas 6/03 Med.; Constellation 11/02; Sun Princess 3/02 Panama Canal; Grand Princess 12/01; NCL Star 11/01; Crown Princess 7/01 Baltic/Scandinavia; Carnival Destiny 4/99 E Carib; Mercury 4/98 W Carib; Costa Classica 3/94 So Carib
#18
Leeds UK
3,884 Posts
Joined Oct 2011
Originally posted by CAPinBoynton
Didn't you give one to Andrea, that young girl. Wasn't her husband named Paul, too?
I remember them. Yes I think he was also called Paul. They liked the occasional cocktail if I remember correctly
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Paul




Upcoming cruises:
RCI Jewel of the Seas: Italy & Greece 27.09.2018 (Cruising with friends)
Celebrity Edge: Eastern Caribbean 10.02.2019.(couldn't resist a peak at the new addition )

Cruises behind us:Cunard QM2. NY to Southampton. August 2018.
Celebrity Millenium: SE Asia December 2017. Celebrity Solstice: Alaska, June 2017 (cruising with the Martini Mates, ❤️)Celebrity Eclipse: Southern Caribbean. January 2017.
Celebrity Constellation: Athens, Israel. October 2016
Celebrity Constellation: Italy, Croatia. June 2016
Celebrity Eclipse: Spain, Portugal & Canaries. October 2015
Celebrity Infinity: Westbound Panama Canal. November 2014
Celebrity Eclipse: Baltics. June 2013
RCI Voyager of the Seas: Caribbean (New Orleans). February 2012
RCI Splendour of the Seas: Eastern Med. August 2001
Thomson Sapphire: Western Med. August 1995
#19
Leeds, United Kingdom
700 Posts
Joined May 2013
Originally posted by CAPinBoynton
Didn't you give one to Andrea, that young girl. Wasn't her husband named Paul, too?
Wasn't she called Angela ??? What about the two boys from Australia. Did they get flashing badges too??
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Gail

Upcoming cruises:
RCI Jewel of the Seas: Italy / Greek Islands. 27.9.18
Celebrity Edge: Eastern Caribbean 10.02.19

Cruises behind us:
2018 Aug) Cunard QM2 New York to Southampton
Celebrity Millenium: South East Asia Dec 2017
2017 (June) Celebrity Solstice Alaska
2017 (Jan) Celebrity Eclipse: Southern Caribbean
2016 (Oct) Celebrity Constellation, Athens, Israel
2016 (June) Celebrity Constellation: Italy, Croatia.
2015 (Oct) Celebrity Eclipse, Spain, Portugal, Canaries
2014 (Feb) Celebrity Infinity, Panama
2013 (June) Celebrity Eclipse, Baltics
2012 RCI Voyager of the Seas, Caribbean (New Orleans)
2001 RCI Splendour of the Seas, Eastern Med
1995 Thomson Sapphire, Western Med
#20
Leeds UK
3,884 Posts
Joined Oct 2011
Originally posted by swmbogail
Wasn't she called Angela ??? What about the two boys from Australia. Did they get flashing badges too??
I'm not sure either couple were initiated into the MMs ?
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Paul




Upcoming cruises:
RCI Jewel of the Seas: Italy & Greece 27.09.2018 (Cruising with friends)
Celebrity Edge: Eastern Caribbean 10.02.2019.(couldn't resist a peak at the new addition )

Cruises behind us:Cunard QM2. NY to Southampton. August 2018.
Celebrity Millenium: SE Asia December 2017. Celebrity Solstice: Alaska, June 2017 (cruising with the Martini Mates, ❤️)Celebrity Eclipse: Southern Caribbean. January 2017.
Celebrity Constellation: Athens, Israel. October 2016
Celebrity Constellation: Italy, Croatia. June 2016
Celebrity Eclipse: Spain, Portugal & Canaries. October 2015
Celebrity Infinity: Westbound Panama Canal. November 2014
Celebrity Eclipse: Baltics. June 2013
RCI Voyager of the Seas: Caribbean (New Orleans). February 2012
RCI Splendour of the Seas: Eastern Med. August 2001
Thomson Sapphire: Western Med. August 1995