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Monday, September 21, 2009

Cruisin', cruisin', cruisin' on the river

Tonight was a glorious evening for a cruise on the Bonnie Belle. We Democrats (and some Republicans--and some Working Families Party members too) met, and laughed, and munched, quaffed and celebrated the magnificent Thousand Islands on the only 'real' paddle wheel powered craft out of Alexandria Bay.
Candidates on board included the buoyant personality of Gertrude Karris. She has some very strong ideas to improve service at the Department of
Motor vehicles.

Of course, Judge Kim Martusewicz
was ceremoniously piped on board. Kim is
the judge that handles the highest felony caseload in NY
and he really enjoyed the trip tonight. The Judge on the left is talking with Treasurer Nancy Brown's husband Ralph.
The speakers included our always 'on course' Assemblywoman Addie Russell who was
accompanied by son Aaron and daughter Cora. Aaron is the one who looks like he isn't too sure about this boat thing.

Looking tanned and ship-shape Senator Darrel Aubertine spoke to an appreciative crowd. He is seen here with wife Margaret and Brad and Marilyn Mintener.

Most of all, heavy duty credit for this unbelievably picturesque evening has to go our
Sean, the captain, Hennessey (seen here on the bridge with superwife Betsy).

And a good time was had by all.

Now lets sail on the victory!