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Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 05-16-2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,358
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
An October re-union would allow the participants...

An October re-union would allow the participants of the September small steamboat group to possibly attend. In September, they meet at Lees Mills in New Hampshire. It is an awesome event on Lake...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 01-28-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,053
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
I am still struct by what an airline pilot said...

I am still struct by what an airline pilot said to me when I was trying to explain the Delta Queen exemption problem. He said, "I don't get it. If an airplane was deemed unsafe, it would be...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 01-23-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,192
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Yes, thanks for the great DOGS Picture.

Yes, thanks for the great DOGS Picture.
Forum: Steamboats & History 01-19-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,726
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Hi Wesley, No, I can't help but I am sure...

Hi Wesley,

No, I can't help but I am sure you could answer a question for me. On Sunday, I was watching the silent film Steamboat Bill with Buster Keaton. Besides the boat labeled Stonewall...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 05-08-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,469
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Me too me too- I adored it. Yes, we will...

Me too me too- I adored it.

Yes, we will need those tissue boxes for sure. Thanks Jon.
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 05-05-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,881
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
In a nutshell David! : )

In a nutshell David! : )
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 05-02-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,113
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Congrats Mary or more precisely to your son! ...

Congrats Mary or more precisely to your son!

And wow- a 3 wayconversation with people I know and love but that happens a lot on this board- have a great trip Ginny!

Yes, I miss the boats and...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 04-30-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,351
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Thanks- timing is everything. Tried to call but...

Thanks- timing is everything. Tried to call but got no answer. That's OK.
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 04-23-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,798
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Ted- it is nice to hear the pay it forward...

Ted- it is nice to hear the pay it forward stories.

I remind myself daily that the kindnesses I do or consideration I show will always be paid back. I was even lamenting with the shuttle bus...
Forum: Steamboats & History 04-13-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,590
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Neat pictures Bruno- thanks for sharing I...

Neat pictures Bruno- thanks for sharing

I remember being fascinated by the Sprague but when I was in Vicksburg, I bought a small compact at an antigue shop with a picture of some handsome dude...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 04-12-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,548
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Thanks Jim for the extra info. I ended up...

Thanks Jim for the extra info.

I ended up talking to my friend for hours on the phone. She called because it finally dawned on her what I have been rambling on to everyone all the time. Gee, ya...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 04-11-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,548
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Inside Edition had a segment on Save the Delta Queen

My friend called me to tell me that the campaign was on TV this evening on Inside Edition. Hooray!
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 04-08-2008, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,847
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
When I worked all three boats, I admit that the...

When I worked all three boats, I admit that the most lucrative (and exhausting) trips were the 3 and 4 day events in and out of the same port.

I agree booking your own flights or using your car or...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 04-07-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,847
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Hooray for saying it so well- We are proud to be...

Hooray for saying it so well- We are proud to be lazy!

Bruno, the Yuppie business is funny because when I went back to college at age 35 and the professors kept calling me a Yuppie, I resented it...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 04-06-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,847
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Bruno- We are on the same page with our thinking...

Bruno- We are on the same page with our thinking but I wondered if part of the demand could be met by the idea of a parked or stationary hotel/boat. I doubt that is really a good idea in the long...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 04-06-2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,847
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Wesley, Perception and truth can be so...

Wesley,

Perception and truth can be so different- huh!

It is sad and frustrating but easily understood. When I was first offered a job with the company, it was aboard the Delta Queen and I...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 03-28-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,372
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Great news and a great reason to go aboard those...

Great news and a great reason to go aboard those boats :)

The scenery is the Pacific Northwest is awesome. Let us know what you think although I think there are more hills when you are in port.
...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 03-23-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,603
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
The problem to hitting them in the pocketbook is...

The problem to hitting them in the pocketbook is that can also be counter-productive.

I do agree that when we sound like the lunatic fringe, we lose hope of being taken seriously. But media...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 03-19-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,887
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
You are right Forrest- We need press releases...

You are right Forrest- We need press releases sent to quite a few media places and hope business is slow enough for more places to pick up the story.
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 03-09-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,406
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Hi Franz, In your zeal and enthusiasm, your...

Hi Franz,

In your zeal and enthusiasm, your proofreading failed you. Please fix:

Why do we trust in technology whe it comes to navigational risks but do not trust in technology for fire...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 02-29-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,579
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Hey Bruno Be sure to ask Jackie to play. ....

Hey Bruno

Be sure to ask Jackie to play. . .if you're lookin for me I just left. . . and tell her Elaine says hi and playing her CD while I managed a pottery painting store was a huge hit every...
Forum: Steamboats & History 02-24-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,551
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Not the same subject but don't want a new thread-...

Not the same subject but don't want a new thread- I was reading in the Wall Street Journal how Sam Zell is making Chicago Cubs fans mad. I guess he owns both the Cubs and Wrigley Field and wants to...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 02-22-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,033
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
I am a geek but I had trouble too. However,...

I am a geek but I had trouble too.

However, I plan to copy and paste verbatim what David Dewey wrote in my next letter to my state representative. I have been sending emails regularly which only...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 02-21-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,008
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Hey ya- I am impressed with both of you! Cheers...

Hey ya- I am impressed with both of you! Cheers to you!
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 02-17-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,010
Posted By Elaine Santangelo
Aw thanks Bruno- see a Yankee can fix a mint...

Aw thanks Bruno- see a Yankee can fix a mint julip : )

Although I have to agree- too sweet. But I also agree about the mint boxes, kite flying, floozie contests, steamboat races. . .gee whiz. ....
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