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Old 06-04-2009, 06:22 PM   #136
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Well I do have to admit, if you're in the Dreams tower (where the lounge is...not all concierge rooms are in that tower, though, which would be such a pain!) and if you're up on the 11th floor or close, that glass elevator is BRILLIANT for quick getaways and returns. I really should have taken more pictures of it. Hmm, maybe I should go for another visit. I mean, it looks like we will not be able to do go WDW this year, so we'll have to bank our '09 points anyway, we could always use some...omg what am I doing? You still have to get yourself down to Anaheim, eat, if you flew you need transport from the airport, etc etc. Trips aren't free just b/c you throw a big bunch of money at DVC.

I feel like a pod-person, seriously. I'm going to blame it on the thermostat on the window fan telling me it's 84 degrees inside. auuuuggggghhhhhhh. Who stole Tacoma???????
Seriously... My lip is sweating. My LIP. Mikalah is whining that her hands are hot and Vinny... my FAT baby is looking at me like this heat is MY fault.
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Old 06-04-2009, 06:44 PM   #137
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I'm sure the morning of the 28th came way too soon, b/c it was another Magic Morning. If you thought I was happy the day before being at DCA for rope drop, being there on Thursday was just over the top!

But I found some time to take view pictures.






That funny slide to the left is the little kid's slide. Life vests and floaties are a-OK on it, though the area in the water at the end of it gets a bit crowded as parents hurry in to catch their kids who have a hard time waiting. The line to the slide gets a little weird b/c the kids are small and there's no supervision, but honestly I think the parents watching their kids get bumped out of the way are more annoyed than the kids are. I know hubby was one of the annoyed parents at least once, but E was just standing there letting kids jump in front of him, just waiting for the world to give him his turn again.

The ship has "stay off" signs all over it.

We never went over that bridge or up to see the big slide. The red thing on it is the "slide closed" sign that they put up around 7pm and keep up until, I assume, the pool opens.

You can see the hot tub towards the back/middle.

Over to the right, just above 3 o'clock is the bar. They take credit cards, and will mix you up all sorts of goodies.

There are at least 3 lifeguard stations, and the ones we saw were vigilant. They switch out often, I assume so they don't get dulled senses.

They have tons of life vests in two, I believe, sizes (DS wore one for 30-50 lbs). They have lovely big fluffy blue and white striped towels.


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The red building in the back is the Pavilion, though I don't know what that really is. I expect it's for weddings and other events.

Shockingly, we didn't go exploring; didn't see Goofy's Kitchen or the coffee shop. Why? Because our feet HURT. Hubby was really surprised, b/c his feet have been comfy ever since getting spendy orthotics...but I think the orthotics have successfully changed his feet and he needs new ones, or they've broken down and he needs new ones, b/c suddenly they were just hurting him. To the point where his Tevas made him happier! My feet, I don't know. Age, weight, hobbit feet that don't work in any shoe? Old athletic injuries of tendons and kid injuries of foot bones...perhaps even stress fractures? I don't know, but even from the first couple hours I felt like someone was hammering on my feet, and nothing I did could stop it. Ankles, too. So we tried to not wander more than was really necessary, b/c we were walking wounded.

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That's the tower to the right of our view. It's where you check in.

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To the left! Go through that building and you're near the DVC and weddings building.

You can see Crocs Bits and Bites, the RC boat pool (NOT open in the early morning, by the way), and probably other things we rushed by.

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Zoom Zoom. RC boat pool. Lost Bar.
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I don't know what the Pavilion is used for now (must be something or they would have converted that space into something for the public like a restaurant), but it used to be a lounge/dance club/bar in the old days. My friends and I drank many a frothy drink and watched men with lots of gold chains dance wildly on the dance floor there in the old days of the late '80s/early '90s.

So were the chocolates that came with turndown service the round coins in the foil with characters on the front, or were they different ones just for the DLH?
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With the inevitable coffees and waters in hand, we set off.

Turns out we were second at the gate, which was gate 10. We were there early enough that we adults were each able to discover, leaving the other and DS in line, that there are bathrooms, lovely bathrooms, alllllll the way over to the left of the DL gates. Enough about that. It's just good to know they're there if you need them.

The park opened and we were off! Uh oh, their specially patented method of keeping too many people off of Dumbo and Nemo (since PP wasn't open) was in force. The firestation. Who is that? Must pass by...cannot pass by...have 5 year old with us.....







We were the third group to meet Mickey (meaning, Eamon was...I don't generally deal much with characters, LOL).

Got to Fantasyland, and Robert&Eamon were the second group to ride Dumbo!




For some reason numbers were big for this hour, LOL. On their ride, the CM gave everyone 1st Visit buttons. They've been cutely updated for the Celebration stuff. But still...it's not E's first visit. We should have given it to another child, darnit, why didn't I think of that????

They rode Dumbo twice. I like looking at Dumbo, but I do not enjoy riding it.

Then we all rode the Teacups twice.

And then we all went on Buzz twice.

And there ended the MM hour.

There was an urgent need to ride Star Tours, so we accomplished that (will Rex EVER get to see the Endor moon? by the way, is it the Moon that orbits Endor the planet, or is it moon called Endor where the Ewoks live????), but it was mainly just a way for E to get into the shop (not sure he's recognized that the "exit" doors of the store let you go in AND out...) so he could use up the very last 4.70 of his Fun Card. Of course there's nothing much for that amount, so we were extremely generous and supplemented it so he could buy a PURPLE lightsaber of the cheapie variety.

Amazingly, and I know this was the last day but whatever, as soon as he spent the giftcard, he was done! No more "I wants" or anything. The giftcard concept worked really well with him, this time at least.

I don't remember at all what I needed to do, but the guys went for another twirl on Buzz.

After that, it was Autopia for me and E, while Robert rode Space. E continued to refuse even to go into the queue; I think I'm going to have to find video of the line on youtube before the next trip.

There was also refusal for Matterhorn, but omg the lines were SO long for it every time we went past; even if there had been a "yes" we wouldn't have lasted. And they had the FL side of the line closed! I'm no expert in the lines, but there was no way to get in, other than from Tomorrowland, it seemed. Didn't matter, though.

We were finally off to it's a small world!!!!!! Oh I get so happy with it. There was a little line, not too much, but enough to generate more excitement. See, this was the first time since I saw the Holidays version, which meant it was the first "enhanced" time any of us had seen it. My happiness knew no bounds.

And then I stepped down into the boat right foot first, and did...something...awful to my foot. Which meant that I cried through half of iasw.

Now ever since that morning at DCA I'd been looking in shops for the shoes in my size. I just couldn't find them. Seems I have a common size in Athens. I was switching one uncomfortable shoe for the other routinely, nothing was helping, it was getting worse. My ankles, I don't want to talk about my ankles. They haven't looked worse (and they still look bad, though they don't hurt) since after E arrived and I had some sick and wrong reaction to *something* (either the unwanted and unfortunate epidural cocktail, the morphine they put into the epidural before taking it out, the mega ibuprofen, or the whatevercodone they had me on) where my legs swelled up and stayed that way for 1.5 months. (looking back I might very well have had POSTpartum ecclampsia, but I don't know, I never saw anyone about it b/c I hated all medicos and midwives with a large burning passion bigger than my usual disdain)

So anyway, my ankle looked bad. And hurt. So I cried in iasw.

I recently saw a picture that looks like Hopper from bug's life, in iasw. Is he in iasw? We didn't see him, but the picture looks real. Anyone know?

Someone on micechat mentioned that the additions turned a lovely ride into a "find the character" thing, and in many ways I agree. The characters, however, were done better than I think people were expecting. I didn't know what to expect, but I didn't think they would be like plushes in the ride...I figured they'd be small worlded, and they are. I'm not boycotting, but I wouldn't mind it if they un-enhanced it.

And the America part? Ugh. I'm sure they had a committee meeting...so people, what are the least offensive parts of America to the world. Can't have it be a big city, b/c that might make people think of awful tragedies. Can't have CA b/c we've got DCA, we're in CA, and the heartland might not want CA in the scenes. The South, well, we've got FL...etc etc etc etc and so on and so forth, until they decided that what seems to be Kansas and New Mexico were representative. Corn and a coyote. Nothing wrong with those things (as long as you don't process the corn into a syrup of course), but it just seems kinda funny to have ONLY them representing the US.

So I say, bring back the rainforest and dump the US from the ride. Harumph. (people might remember that I'm not the most patriotic of people, LOL...though I would work for the gov't and have no problem with it and never be tempted to sell secrets (that was a thought that came up last month while Robert was heavy in his job search, as I looked through the CIA's site about who they hire, which came to mind b/c my mom and stepdad worked there and I'm sure stepdad could find me an "in", and if my mom's old boss is still there I'm sure she'd take me happily in honor of my mom))


So anyway!

It was time for breakfast. What have we missed so far? Oh yes, Mickey pancakes!!!!!! I went off to order at RiverBelle Terrace while R&E did...something. Oh, they were stuck in the giftshop there at iasw b/c Robert wanted to look, and standing hurt more than walking, so I took off after telling them what I was doing. Turns out that walking FAST was better than walking slow, so I got there in a short amount of time.

One Mickey pancake and one Mark Twain without meat were ordered. I also tried to order a big huge scary cinnamon roll (my foot hurt, I felt like the fat might help? or I felt sorry for myself), but the person in front of me had taken the last one. Man oh man! Can't even have a pity cinnamon roll? Eh, for the best.

Just as I was about to pay, the boys appeared, but then disappeared for the bathroom. That was odd. But then they came back and we enjoyed our food.




We had really been looking forward to Tarzan's Treehouse, but what had just happened with my ankle kept me out of the tree. What would happen if I stepped wrong while up there? Robert certainly couldn't carry me down. It would be bad. So I stayed on the ground, getting Indy FPs (never used) and wandering the shops in Adventureland.

We checked E's height on the Indy stick, and he's got about 1.5" to go. The Indy CM said 2". He was a guy. Mmmhmm.

Jungle Cruise was almost no wait, so we went on over! Those pirhanas really spooked poor little guy!


And then? We hopped! To DCA that is...you think my ankle could have actually hopped at that point? Sometimes the things you think....


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I don't know what the Pavilion is used for now (must be something or they would have converted that space into something for the public like a restaurant), but it used to be a lounge/dance club/bar in the old days. My friends and I drank many a frothy drink and watched men with lots of gold chains dance wildly on the dance floor there in the old days of the late '80s/early '90s.

So were the chocolates that came with turndown service the round coins in the foil with characters on the front, or were they different ones just for the DLH?
I knew I was missing something! They are the ones with the characters, yes. Sorry 'bout that.

Gold chains, eh? You had quite a different life down in SoCal than I was having up in San Jose, even though we're practically the same age!
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I knew I was missing something! They are the ones with the characters, yes. Sorry 'bout that.

Gold chains, eh? You had quite a different life down in SoCal than I was having up in San Jose, even though we're practically the same age!
The dancing men in gold chains and unbuttoned shirts in the old Pavilion Lounge never looked like they were 'Disney people.' I got the feeling that they were locals looking for some sort of nightlife, and they just slithered into the Pavilion Lounge on weekend nights to hit on the chicks! There is always one guy in a place like that who thinks he is John Travolta circa the 1970's, and he adopts his triumphant, arm-in-the-air, hip-jutted-out, smoldering-pouty-lips pose on the dance floor to bring a breathy, dramatic conclusion to his crazy, arms-zig-zagging-wildly-around-mixed-with-pantomime-moves. I only watched....and stayed far, far away. Maybe it was the buzz from my nice daiquiri or the infectious giggles of my friends at the sight of this serpentine Lord of the Dance. but I could NOT stop laughing. Just endless, stomach-hurting, face-contorting laughter. Ahhh....I miss the good ol' Pavilion Lounge.
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Oh that sounds like fun.

I think I met one of those guys during our freshman year Spring Break. My mom had moved out to Miami to marry stepdad, so my two main college friends wanted to come out to my "home", of course! We had a nice time just hanging out in Miami, going to Key West with my mom and such, but one LONG day we went to Fort Lauderdale, and we had a picture taken with this man that I"m sure had moves just like that, when not on the beach. Oh I should scan that picture...
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So walking fast was better for your ankle than walking slow? I think there is something to that because I notice the same thing when I have leg pain or something askew in my foot. It always seems to be less painful to just walk fast. I tried to explain that to my friend last year - because when she is in pain, she walks slow - and I think she thought I was just trying to zoom along because she was slowing me down, but that wasn't the case. It does me no good to keep sitting down and 'resting' and then standing up again to walk. The pain is only going to start up as soon as I stand. But if I keep walking and stay upright, then eventually my leg adjusts and it calms down.

Gee, Eamon looks so comfortable with Mickey - he has got him in full bear hug! So different from other photos in the past where he looked a little more tentative with some characters!

I have not yet read anything about Hopper being in IASW, but it wouldn't surprise me. I mean, why not? May as well put him in there, but I haven't heard anyone refer to him.

Ahhhh...those Mickey Mouse pancakes bring back such fond memories of old trips to DL....except in those old days, they used to give you a choice of having butter or a brick of ice cream with your pancakes. Mmmmm...ice cream and pancakes...such a decadent way to start a day at DL (which I could never do now or I would pass out!!).
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Oh that sounds like fun.

I think I met one of those guys during our freshman year Spring Break. My mom had moved out to Miami to marry stepdad, so my two main college friends wanted to come out to my "home", of course! We had a nice time just hanging out in Miami, going to Key West with my mom and such, but one LONG day we went to Fort Lauderdale, and we had a picture taken with this man that I"m sure had moves just like that, when not on the beach. Oh I should scan that picture...
Oh, I am certain you probably saw at least one guy just like that in Ft. Lauderdale. I can just envision all those gold chain-wearing, reptilian Tony Maneros (I think that was John Travolta's character in Saturday Night Fever) shimmying all around Florida to entice all the girls on Spring Break, making sure everyone saw their great (albeit, dated) moves!!! SOOOO funny.
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We went over to DCA, where, since it had been a whole hour since we ate, we had a cookie and lattes. Love those iced lattes!

Our ONLY goal for that moment was Grizzly. Yet again it was a long line and no FP, but we were determined. We had no ponchos no changes of clothing, and no extra shoes. But we were going to go on it!

We had, for some reason, so much stuff with us on that day that we took up TWO free lockers. Sorry!

We got in line, and we were right behind a family of 4. They had a taller, but obviously not much older than E, boy along with an older. For some reason, E and that boy had some sort of subconscious issue with each other...E kept moving close, and the boy would glare, E would get closer, the boy would glare more...it was really weird. Now, as long as it's not an adult glaring, I don't have, or didn't have in this case, much of an issue with letting them work it through on their own. I mean, the kid's glaring, big deal.

Plus, I had a STRONG feeling that he wasn't really glaring. My face is such that people think I'm angry quite often. It's annoying, and it happened even before I got my "engagement wrinkle". It's just the way we Waldrons are made (ha, you think I'm giving something away! I'm not...that's what my grandfather's *original* last name was, but then his dad left and once my great grandmother finally quit the Catholic church so she could divorce her husband and marry the nice Protestant man she'd met, that man gave my grandfather HIS last name. So you still don't know my mom's maiden name, so there!). My mom had it, my aunt has it, I have it...on the other side of my family, the women with my shape all have the same knees. No matter how thin or heavy we might be, we all have chubby knees. It's just a family trait.

So anyway, the kid's glaring didn't bug me. Robert, on the other hand, was nearly going ballistic. He was enraged! It was crazy. He started grumbling about it, almost too loud. I was trying to calm him down, but man this glaring kid was pushing his buttons.

So we're going around the GRR line, which of course we've never really been in (since it's usually 5 minutes or less when we go), and I notice that the boys in front of us have REALLY good rhythm. In turn they each started drumming on things, and it was good!

So with that as a conversation starter, I struck up a conversation with the mom. "Do your boys play musical instruments? They keep an excellent beat." That sort of thing. And it turned out the family was from Australia! It turns out that both of the boys really really want to play drums, but they haven't yet convinced the parents of it. The glaring boy was only 5...an older 5 than E, but still, only 5. And they hadn't been here long, just a few days, and the day before he got really super-tummy-sick, and this was the first time he felt well. So...explanation given for the glaring. (just in case you think I'm being holier than thou against Robert, just wait...I got my comeuppance later that day, LOL) They were a lovely (physically just ridiculously good looking AND very kind as well) family and it was fun talking to them for 20 minutes or so. Once the boy had an introduction, he didn't glare anymore.

We were sent on a different raft than them, however! We were in with a couple we'd seen at the lockers, and the woman was so sweet. She kept checking on E's seatbelt, b/c of course it's loose on him. He was sitting between her and hubby...R was sitting on one side of the "doorway" to the raft, I was on the other. Oh noes! The other people on the raft was a group of mom and two teenaged kids, and it was another great raft ride! Alas, they had all been on it many times before, so no one got the extra fun of seeing someone's first GRR experience.

We got...yeah...a bit wet. Not E, he was fine. But me and Robert, and the others on the raft, oh yes. The teenaged girl was drenched head to toe. She was going to trick a friend, who had refused to go on the ride, into going, but that plan was ruined b/c she couldn't pretend the friend wouldn't get wet!

Oh I love that ride...

And then we took a swim break.
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So walking fast was better for your ankle than walking slow? I think there is something to that because I notice the same thing when I have leg pain or something askew in my foot. It always seems to be less painful to just walk fast.

Gee, Eamon looks so comfortable with Mickey - he has got him in full bear hug! So different from other photos in the past where he looked a little more tentative with some characters!

Mmmmm...ice cream and pancakes...such a decadent way to start a day at DL (which I could never do now or I would pass out!!).

Yep. Interestingly (to me at least), I've never been a good walker. When not overly squishy, I much prefer to run. Even when squishy, once my legs and lungs can take it, I prefer to run. Walking really messes up my hips; I'm just built funny I guess. And I can't help but wonder if my choice in footwear is causing some problems...I'm generally walking right now (and of course for Disney), but I"m buying running shoes. I think the next shoes I get will be actual walking shoes; see if that actually does make a difference in the support. (it probably will)

Good gravy the kid loves Mickey! And for whatever reason, this time he actually posed. Usually there's the autograph book (which I think he only does b/c others do it), there's a hug, then there's the pose, but he doesn't WANT to pose, so he just looks somewhere else...I don't know why he does it. But when you're there and watching him, he loves the characters; it just comes out wrong in pictures. But not with Mickey this time.

And I hear ya on passing out with that b'fast.
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I'm just going to keep on going.



Swimming! Yay!

On this day, I sat it out. No real reason...I actually did want to swim, but I also wanted to relax. And I wanted a bevvie. There were some chairs open right near the pool, which was different from the other days, so I just sat right down. Robert promptly went and got me a pina colava. Ahhh, nice. I had my mp3 player so I listened to some Lilly Allen without feeling guilty about the language or subject matter and did some people watching. And boy oh boy was there people watching!

The family nearby was heavily tattooed. I don't have problems with the idea of tattooing. I just don't understand WHY people want to do it so much on their bodies. Robert felt strongly that someone was from Blink 182, b/c of how they looked AND how tattooed they were, and they did carry themselves sort of, I don't know how to put it, famously, but it's not like they were Shanna Moakler and what's his bucket. If they were famous, I didn't know who they were.

ETA: I just looked up the guys in that band. Only T Barker is that tattooed it seems. And it certainly wasn't him. (but man that would have been cool...we used to love their show, and I've heard that he and Shana are back together, and I think she's just beauteous)

Anyway, one guy was tattooed even on his face...around his hairline and his eyebrows. Not scary like prison stuff, but artwork. The other guy wasn't quite as covered but he was close. And the women they were with also had some tats. Then there was an older girl, younger girl, and a very very NEWborn baby. The mom of the kids, you could tell, was normally absolutely itty bitty, b/c even with the baby weight still there a bit (she had an excellent suit to hide it...one of those ones that looks like a bikini from behind, but has fabric in the front coming down from a ring at the top then joining the bottom of the suit) she was very small.

Oh I wanted to hold that baby so badly! She was so tiny. Sigh.

I took some pictures. For almost every single moment of his pool time, E was smiling. A closed mouth smile, b/c he doesn't want water in his mouth, but a smile all the same.






Hey look, he's putting his face in the water, yay!!!! This was a re-enactment of the first, true-first, moment (that I missed).



Even when coming up for air, you can still see the smile.















By the way...E wanted nothing more than to climb the skull rock. But the crocodile scared him. Interesting fellow.
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Dinner is being made, Robert's in town...must post quickly! (ETA, finished up the post well after dinner)

We got out of the pool (area) at last, went to the room, got ready. Up to the lounge for some snackages, and Natalie was there and brought us two games. One was a Barrel of Monkeys, which E decided was too hard, but I think he just said that so we could play the board game.

Sorry about the way I took this...I rotated it to see if that would be better, but all it did was make me dizzy.






Fun game! The team of Robert and Eamon beat the solo team of Molly. There's strategy involved! I'm bad at game strategy.


At last we left, and we caught the monorail in.




The first thing was Star Tours, and then Buzz. I *think* that this time on Buzz was only R&E, and if that's so, then there was a ride stop that caused the closing of the line. (if it wasn't then, then it was earlier that same day) Almost as soon as they went in, the CM at the front suddenly closed the line, ran in back somewhere, tried to change the estimated time for line and FPs, it didn't work, and so on. It was really a little scary, b/c she seemed scared! I wish the CMs wouldn't do that...

While waiting, I noticed two separate groups of people completely ignore the fact that the line was closed, the FP line was closed, and even the line to GET FPs was closed, and they waded through strollers to climb over the chains to get into the line. Why would they DO that????

The guy next to me was reacting the same way as I was...we started talking. His family was also on the ride.

Well finally R&E came out, clueless that the ride had been totally shut down! Turns out that Buzz's face had gone poof; the ride itself was fine, but the line had to be shut to fix poor Buzz.

We wanted to get over to iasw again, but we ran smack dab into the "street party". Um, yeah....that's just weird. Call me crazy but I don't need an MC for a Disney parade, and it's not even a parade, and it's weird to see Mary and Bert dancing like that, and yeah, I don't need to see other characters dance to current stuff either. And then the confetti thing at the end... Serious eye-rolling to me and Robert, though we were impressed by how quiet the big vacuums are!


We finally got out of there and into the castle, where Robert was distracted by the Heraldry Shoppe. So we went on in, and Robert spent, in his mind, about 1K on various swords... They have some cute engagement and wedding things...so if you're into heraldry stuff, check it out!


So here's my comeuppance, and it's weird to talk about b/c there is always the possibility that someone in my story is from the Dis, but here goes. We were in line for small world. There were three women altogether with a few kids between them, and a cute baby in a ring sling. Robert commented on the sling, and the wearer talked about how she actually made it and has a business, and if we have a need for slings, etc etc... We started talking babywearing, and I personally never got into the ring sling, but Robert did, I mentioned that I had a traditional Korean podegi from my MIL. Well...the maker of the sling started calling it a "pod"...it took at least 15 minutes for me to understand that she was calling the podegi a pod. Why? Because podegi isn't said with a P, it's said with a B. Like Pusan is actually Busan. The P spelling persists because Americans haven't figured it out yet...even I do it obviously (I do write Busan, but I don't yet write bodegi). So she's shortening it, which is weird, but she's using the wrong consonant, which is just wrong. And the women she was with were Asian, and it just felt uncomfortable to me, while we continued casual babywearing conversation.

So then they break out the dollar store light sticks that you can turn into bracelets and necklaces, and they just keep squishing them to make more and more to fully deck out the kids...and...they mention how it's from the dollar store...and E is asking about them and looking at them and I'm explaining them and mentioning to Robert that I meant to stop by the dollar store to get them but Eamon and dollar stores don't mix well so I hadn't... Then we were seated in back of them, and they continue...and E can see that they glow b/c it was getting darker and darker and he keeps asking about them.... And finally I couldn't take it anymore and I leaned in all romantically to Robert and whisper something rude about how "they could have at least offered" since they'd mentioned that the things are from the dollar store....

And then Eamon said something more about them and the woman in front heard him, and turned around brightly asking if he wanted one, he said yes please, and she gave him TWO bracelets.

And I felt like absolute junk. I know they didn't hear me; they were just busy making them for their OWN children, and they certainly weren't the jerks in the situation!

And so, as we entered the ride, after she handed two bracelets to E...I started crying. Again. Because I was such a rude and rotten person. My favorite ride ever at Disneyland, and the first times on it since November I think...and both times I start the ride crying.


After iasw, we took the monorail back, and went to sleep.
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Oh Molly! Your story about the glow in the dark things. That is just funny. I would have been thinking the same thing! I have the Magic Kingdom game. Ordered it for Xmas one year. I like it and think it is fun, as does my kiddos, but it bugs me that it is the Magic Kingdom and not Disneyland. They should have options, ya know?
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OH, and I forgot to say, you made me look at the AP Calendar, and dang if they don't have a fabulous Concierge rate on my bday! $179 for Paradise Pier Concierge which I understand has better stuff than DLH, and actually is usually priced higher than DLH Concierge. ???

Man, this is killing me!
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