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Old 01-05-2008, 11:02 AM   #61
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"Magical Depress"....how sad but true!
NINE nights! How stupendous. Someday I will go for so long...how nice to actually be able to relax in WDW instead of rushing around in order to see everything before Magical Depress comes for me!
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Old 01-05-2008, 05:11 PM   #62
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Wow! I'm flubberghasted. This must be how Utahmama feels when she turns on her computer and sees that California posted on her thread.

And I can see I haven't lost it. Right out of the gate I managed to get a bunch of people mad at me.
It's like this, when I saw the old trip was gone, I didn't think anyone would find the new one, so I sent out a bunch of Pms (?) to regulars that hadn't posted yet. So a lot of you didn't get one. Then Ohmymy, OhMari read what I said and put the old one back. One thing I have learned, always be nice to your moderator, and tip well. (kiss, kiss). I think we should all show our appreciation to her and send her an electronic thank you card. All of us. (I'm kidding, you know that right?) Right?

I hope you understand I just can't hit everybody that posted right now, don't feel left out if I left you out. hmmm Tomorrow, the trip gets rolling, but first,,,,,,,,


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I am here. PROCEED.
She does that snooty thing so well. Even looks like her. Jaime I love reading your signature, it's like stopping into the Library of Congress.

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Yep, it's an otter. And trust me it wasn't small. From it's front feet to the end of it's tail was probably 2 feet. Stretched out from nose to tail at least
2 1/2feet.

Angela, your killing me. I'm trying very hard not to quote the line from Naked Gun that Leslie Neilson delivers when Prissy Presley hands him down a stuffed animal.

And no, I can't figure out what you did to DeVine when you highlighted the post other than left her out. It's simple. It's called weed killer.

Can't wait to hear more. Now I have a better understanding of where things are and what you're talking about since going.
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I think Diane and I should compare notes. Jaime also tinkers with a trip, fills out an itinary and that itinary gets changed a couple dozen times before we go.


Isn't Disney BEAUTIFUL during the Holidays?????? I've been there a few times but as long as I have my part time job with Walgreens I can't go because the manager doesn't let anyone take any vacation time in Nov. or Dec. Now that I think about it that's only 1 more Christmas - this year's - because for Christmas 2009 we will be living down there and hopefully working for the Mouse himself.
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Rhondalee, you're probably not going to believe this, but Walgreens was EXTREMELY important to me, too, when I was just there. As far as the sights go, you're right, just unbelievable in December.

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Crowds, what crowds? I was so enthralled by the lights and decorations that I did not even notice any crowds. Well, except for all of those people who were in my way when I was trying to shop after MVMCP, and those people who kept jumping in front of my friend's wheelchair, and the waves of people in DTD....

BTW, I know who Ray Croc is, but I grew up in Michigan and worked at McD's for 4 years while I was in high school.
I think it was a passage of puberty. You couldn't get your first zits until you worked at McD's.

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I'll bring it back for a few weeks, sorry.
thanks, don't listen to Maraena, listen to Diane, she knows all about me piling on guilt trips.


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Sheesh...I go off the boards for a few months and Nebo goes to WDW 3 times in one year and loses his job!! Sorry about the latter, but not as much as I would be if you had cancelled those trips!

Can't wait to read more. You are ever so entertaining...
Learn from Yesterday, Live for Today, Hope for Tomorrow...
Ok, what am I doing next tuesday? Nice to see you again Wallaby.

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Old 01-05-2008, 05:58 PM   #63
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Oh boy, a bunch of strangers are on this page, hi strangers!

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I was afraid to ask about the others - namely Ray Raynor and Garfiels Goose. I'll google them later! I do, however, remember Bozo's Circus very fondly. It used to be on WGN when we got cable and I absolutely loved the show. In fact, I practiced for that ball tossing thing so I could win prizes just in case we ever went to the show. We never did. My childhood dreams of winning the big prizes were crushed. Woe is me.

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And no one's more stranger than,,,,,,By the way, I used to practice the Grand Prize Game too, but by the time our name came up on the waiting list, I was 25.
I hated missing bucket number 3 with all those kids watching!


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Thanks for the pm. Some of us are a little slow......or busy with a sick kid in and out of the ER!

I'm here. The party can start! I'd like a sunny D please, Nebo style!
One Sunny D coming right up. Hope everythings ok with your kid, Monica.

[QUOTE=whogirl'smom;22400222]Wait...puff, puff...(insert jogging smilie here)...the bus left without me..huff, huff...(insert asthma inhaler smilie here), but I'm HERE!! Can't do this morning b/c the water line froze up in the mud room--8 degrees here last night--so more Dis'ing time!

Hi Hoogy, I think I have the same problem with a toilet downstairs freezing up. But it's getting warmer out so we'll see.

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Woo-hoo, another Nebo report! We were there 12/8 - 12/15 for the first time during the holidays - it was fantastic! I swear I'm going to write my own trip report, just as soon as I finish reading about yours...
CJsMom, you know, I think you are the first person I've seen with a "reverse" ticker in the siggy. Are you a masochist?

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I'm in! We're early 50 empty nesters (well, except for college vacations; two more days till back to college for my two slobs, woohoo). Have never been Christmas, but plan to go next year. Oh why can't I be married to someone like you, (well except with a job ). Sorry, couldn't resist. I'm sure you'll be back in the grind soon.
I have to plan everything and am the one trying to convince my spouse that we NEED another trip.
Love your writing. Bring it on soon.

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Hi Deb, isn't it amazing how the World takes the years right off of you?
And puts them in your back? Welcome aboard!

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Can't wait for another report! I'm generally a lurker because I don't hink I'm quite as witty as you & Smidgy, or your fan club for that matter! However, maybe I'll chime in some more this time. You always bring a smile to my face. Loved the starving plan by the way
Another new person, feel free to play the chimes any time you want to here.

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NEBO!!! I loved your previous-to-last TR and didn't see the last one till it was almost finsihed. I knew I'd never catch up on that one, so I'm very happy to get in early on this one!
I guess Diane had the right idea when she said I should start over. Your right, it can get pretty intimidating to start a report that's way up there in pages.

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Whoo hooo - found it! Can't wait to hear all those little details that will push DH over the edge and finally let us go when the decorations are up. But like I said before - no pressure
You, Tiggerbell, Rhondalee. Are we over the Berwyn limit yet?

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Can't wait to read all about your trip, I've always found your reports when they're about 1000 pages long before
Hi DisneyJo, I'm pretty sure I've seen your name on these boards before.
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just wanted to say I'm heeeeeeeere!!! and ready to start another fantastical nebo n' smidgey adventure!
And I would just like to add, that YOO HOO, EVERYBODY, OUR VERY OWN PHILADISNEY is going to be on What not to Wear, Jan. 11th at nine o'clock. Not sure if it's eastern time or not. So be there, and then let her have it!

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Whatisit?whatisit?whatisit?

Doesitbite?doesitbite?doesitbite?

I think it's a "chia Dachshound".

Hey Nebo! LYMI!
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Brrrr I know it's chilly down there now. It was 16 here last night, but it's supposed to be in the 80's according to the 10 day forecast. We are staying at Saratoga Springs for the first time.

Now, going back to the Ray Kroc thing. I knew he was the founder of Mc D's. I remember Bozo's circus too, and I can tie them together. In the Washington, DC area, Willard Scott (yeah, the NBC weatherman) played both Bozo and Ronald McDonald. My TV debut was on the Ronald McDonald Show.

Time to stoke up the fire. Waiting patiently for updates.
Tomorrow, honest.

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Hey Nebo another lurker here jumping in to post! I love your trip reports both you and smidgey are great! I too have been a bit too shy to post because you and your other followers are all so funny and creative. But I thought since this is a brand new thread I'd get up the nerve and post! Can't wait to hear about your holiday trip. I have never been to the World during the Holidays.

I'm going to pull up a comfy chair and enjoy your TR.
Howdy, glad to have you with us. You'll be surprised at what can come out of your mouth here, or fingers, this is a great group of dissers.

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Hi Nebo and Smidgy!!!

or how bout "Second Verse Same as the First..I'm Hen" oh sorry! got carried away!
Now all is right, Harleygirl is back!

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One installment and four pages already!

Your fan base is obviously growing, Steve!

Before you know it you'll be over on the CB with Patrick!

Alrighty then....bring it on....talk about how you drove through Missouri to avoid me....
No, just Indiana this time, and yes, I did read your edit.

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Ray Croc, awesome dude! Did an essay about him in college, love the guy.

Now, let's get this party started Nebo, can't wait to hear about all the great things you have to say about me

As you already know, we had a great time with you and Diane, and I can't wait to re-live the good times through your eyes, uh, I mean through your report, since we all know how great your eyesight is .

Could you sit any closer?

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See that everybody. Even after they meet me they still pick on me. And she's the one that seemed to like me.
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Five pages and only one chapter!!!!! Oh nebo, I hope I can keep up with this one. Glad to be back on board.

I went in dec 06 and it was absolutely beautiful. I love Christmas, and tonight was going to take down the christmas tree and put all the decorations away, but here I am instead. All your fault.

Didn't know Ray Croc. I got my first zits working at Wendy's. Dave Thomas came to the restaurant once, but don't remember where he's from. Bet you know.

Perhaps you should post a poll early in the report for us to vote on how many injuries were sustained in 9 days. Hope it was none. Can't wait for more!!!
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Yeah, I've gotta get rid of that. And replace it with one equally as depressing..."20 months until Our Next Disney Adventure". That's IF my barely-Disney-tolerating DH agrees.
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I'm another stranger, joining this sandbox to play!

My DH and I are 50ish couple (well, I'm almost there), but with the worst timing! We're not empty nesters yet. We've got one in the 4th grade and one in the 6th.

When is Nebo coming back out to play?
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Old 01-05-2008, 10:56 PM   #68
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Don't worry, Nebo.....It doesn't bother me really that I didn't get the super dooper special invite to your party! Being ignored only encourages me!

Seriously, I was just giving you a hard time!
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You said there would be an update today? My kid is in the tub, and I have the time to read it, so where is it????? (just kidding nebo)
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I've only just begun reading...but MUST finish! Bookmarking so I don't miss out on a great report!

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OK!OK! he's waiting for me to get OFF the 'puter so he can get to work.

(guess what nebo did? he put a picture of the poly on our desktop, knowing FULL WELL that is my dream resort. he plays dirty)

Hi all! looking forward to reliving our trip with you!!!
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Chapter two, Well, it can't get much worse....

G'day, one thing before we get started;

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My DH and I are 50ish couple (well, I'm almost there), but with the worst timing! We're not empty nesters yet. We've got one in the 4th grade and one in the 6th.
You too, welcome to the sandbox Rozz.
You know, when I was little, we never had a sandbox. Uh uh.
We had a quicksand box.
I was an only child.

Eventually.

Hey, when you have a chance to quote Steven Wright, you have to go for it.

They say, " The journey of a thousand miles begins with a few small steps."

Well, in this case, it was a few small stops.

Things started to go wrong, even days leading up to the trip.

I guess I'm going to have to be redundant and repeat some history here for new readers, but some background is important.
The day before we are to leave, I got the bad news.
Really bad news.
Curl into a ball in the corner bad news.

While sucking my thumb.

"Ok, ok, what was so bad?" "What happened?"

It's simple, really.

No drugs, I can't get any drugs.

It's like this;
Five operations on my foot from an accident at work have given me a continuing ressie at Walgreen's for vikes. As in Vicodin. And I'm sure you can just imagine what all the walking around down there does to an icky foot.

But that's not the real problem. The real problem is the drive down.
I'm good for about 3 hours before my back starts going all spazzy on me, and I end up trying to crunch up jackets, jeans, or small children and stuffing them behind my back on the seat.

Of course I can never tell my doc I need them for the drive, ,,, however,,,, I need them for the drive.

Do I have a problem with painkillers? Like Brett Favre, Rush Limbaugh or Mathew Perry?
Nope! None, whatsoever.

Unless I can't get any that is.

Diane once asked my how I feel when after all these years of taking them, I suddenly have to stop. What goes through your body, how do you feel?

"Sad."

Which brings us now to well, now.
Timing is everything, and I really blew it this time.

I am all out of them, and they won't let me refill it too early. So far we have driven down there 9 times, and not once have I had to do it without the real thing.

You talk about SAD! The very earliest I can maybe refill them is when we're in Kissimee, on thursday. The problem is, this is only tuesday.
SAD, SAD, SAD.
And scared. I honestly don't know if I can make it without a stop every 15 minutes to stretch.

And that's the first thing I thought of when the alarm went off at 1:30 tuesday morning. Not a nice thought to begin a trip with.

We did get lucky in one respect. Originally we were to leave on wednsday, stay in Georgia and check in to Disney around noon thursday. But due to the lack of daylight in December, we thought it would be better to take our time getting there and leave tuesday. We also considered just flying down on thursday, but we ended up nixxing that idea.

Good thing on both accounts. We had a mini blizzard wednsday and thursday, to the point where O'hare was shut down for a few hours even.
Leaving tuesday we just missed it!

Again, we also had the daylight issue. I"m not really crazy anymore driving at night in places I'm not all that familiar with, especially when it comes to checking into a motel in a strange town. I prefer to at least be able to check out my surroundings a bit.

So we decided to upload the dark into the front part of the trip, where I'm more familiar with. That's why we shooted to leave at 2:30 in the mornig.

Shooted?

As we're getting ready that morning, and I'm trying to stuff the crate of aspirin and the barrel of ibuprofen into the car, I tried to smile at Smidgy, but she wasn't buying it.

"I never would have married you if I'd known you were nocturnal!"

"Hoot." I said.

Almost ready, a last check around the house, all looks good. "Ok," I said, "Final potty party."

And then it started.

You know where I'm going, right?
Sure you wanna hear this?

Twenty minutes later I finally emerged. "You ok? she asked.
"Don't know, think so, hope so, better be so or I'm a so and so."

Holding hands for a small prayer in the driveway, and I finally got you yell it.

"ANNNND, They're OFFFFF!!"

Two blocks down the road and I did it again.

"AAAND, they're turning around!"

"What's the matter?" she asked.

"Forgot my sunglasses on the tv."

This time Mischief, our cat almost made the break for freedom, but I caught her just in time.

"AAAND, they're offff!"

"Yeah, yeah."

Hmm, guess it's losing it's effect.

Normally, this part of a trip I'm in a great mood, but right now I'm worried and you know why.

About a block from the tollway, on a really pitch black road, Diane decides to try expedite that which has me all concerned right now.

She screams.

And grabs the dashboard.

I have always found this most helpful when I am driving, haven't you?

Hmm, let us rationalize about this. My passenger, my wife, has just taken it upon herself to scream in my ear, on a lonely dark road at 2:40 in the morning. Now, what could it be that would necessitate such a response, considering she is completely aware of the FRAGILE state my internal organs are in. Could it be:

A: She forgot HER sunglasses?
B: The sky is falling?
C: Sale at Walmart? or,,,

D: Then I saw it, and sure enough, it did! This deer was by the side of the road, (which she saw and ergo, the scream), and then bolted right in front of me, which I saw.

I just swerved, wasn't even close, but it did get your attention though.

"Please, next time if you must scream, at least scream "DEER!" Ok, DEAR!?"

I politely explained this to her as we waited for the stoplight that leads us down to the tollway.

She was feeling a bit foolish, and when the light changed, she tried a little levity:
"AANND!, they're OFFFF!"

"Stick it."



30 miles down the road, we're on the tristate, and I'm not doing any better.

Panic is setting in now, genuine panic. Even if I was to hold out till Indiana, what then? It's not like they have little porta-potties lining the highway.

Then the big one hit me.
The clench your teeth, grasp the steering wheel, double over in pain with a hot poker in your belly one, and I knew this game was just about over.

And I saw the sign, the wonderful, wonderful sign.

Hinsdale Oasis, one mile.

Around the Chicago area, we don't have rest areas, but a couple of the highways have these McDonalds oasisis, oasises, oasii, yeah, oasii, that's work, that go over the tollway.

"Get your Big Mac and Gas TOO!"

Well, I won't mention the first, but I'd like to get rid of the other, thank you very much, and I shot up the ramp!
The car was still rolling to a stop, when I was through the door already.

Ten minutes later and it's time to repeat the conversation. "You ok?"
"I don't know, I think so. "

"Do you need more time?"

"Probably, why don't you come back friday?"

That's just it with these types of "problems". You never know when it's "All Clear". For right now though, whew! She gave me a couple of immodiums, which I usually hate to take, but this time I'm not arguing.
Yeah, I may not go again until Christmas, but anything is better than what I just went through.

Back in the car, I started the engine. Again.
And I looked at her.

"Don't"
"Even"
"Thinkit."



See? Isn't sharing overrated?

And on they went.

Ten minutes after hitting rt. 65 in Indiana, she was dozing.

And I'm looking for DEER!

And porta-potties. Just in case.

Finally, rest area coming up.
Two miles.
Next rest area,,,,,,,,,,,

I couldn't read it. By the time I get that far in a sign, the headlights are now off of it, and the rest dissapears. I don't need this rest area just yet, if it ain't broke, don't fix it kinda thing.

But it would be nice to know when the next one is. Crap, could be a matter of life and death.

So to say.

I made it to Indianoplace, and she woke up. Now she's a flurry of maps flipping every which way. It was just beginning to get light out, and we just barreled right through downtown and on to Louisville.

Just south of Louis, I pulled over in Shepherdsville for gas, it wasn't even nine yet.

She made me a coffee inside while I pumped and checked this one tire.
All done, she was gazing out the window at a pickup truck next to us as I was figuring out the mileage.

"Boy," she said, "You can tell we're in Kentucky." "The guy next to us is slugging down a beer already."
We have friends that moved down here about six months ago, but she wasn't thinking of them right now. So I said, " Did Mike at least wave to you?"

I guess the timing was just right, cuz she laughed her butt off.
And on we went.

One thing nice about this drive this time, is that even though there is so little light, it was 21 degrees when we left this morning, and the further we drive, the warmer it gets.

By Nashville, I'm up to 5 ibuprofens and 4 aspirin. But it's holding out better than expected.

After Nashville, comes the part Smidgy just hates.
It's an extremely steep decline of 6 percent , with runaway truck ramps on the sides, and a cloud of fear over Diane's head.
You don't touch the gas pedal for about 7 miles, and that's no bull.

Remember when she screamed earlier in the car?
Well, I thought of paying her back right now, oh BOY would it have worked! But I kept my mouth shut.
Who wants to be in Disneyworld by themselves?

Hit a rest stop in Chattynoogies, then the Georgia welcome center to get some motel brochures.
Gas in Dalton, then right through the center of Disneydad99 land, Atlanta. On through Stockbridge, and Marietta, and Forsythe and Macon. Byron and Ashburn and Perry and Blitzen.

Sorry

We did land that night in Perry, a really good haul for the first day, tomorrow will be a snap now. Stayed in an America's Best Hotel.
43 a night, including tax.
And says, "Free HOT continental breakfast"

Hmm, can't wait to see what THAT is.
Or can I?
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First of all; Great Title!! That lead me straight here!


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It's like this;
Five operations on my foot from an accident at work have given me a continuing ressie at Walgreen's for vikes. As in Vicodin. And I'm sure you can just imagine what all the walking around down there does to an icky foot.
Ouch! Not gud.

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But that's not the real problem. The real problem is the drive down.
I'm good for about 3 hours before my back starts going all spazzy on me, and I end up trying to crunch up jackets, jeans, or small children and stuffing them behind my back on the seat.
Me too. Back and neck problems. But I still ride, man. I still ride.


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Do I have a problem with painkillers? Like Brett Favre, Rush Limbaugh or Mathew Perry?
Nope! None, whatsoever.

Unless I can't get any that is.



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You talk about SAD! The very earliest I can maybe refill them is when we're in Kissimee, on thursday. The problem is, this is only tuesday.
SAD, SAD, SAD.
And scared. I honestly don't know if I can make it without a stop every 15 minutes to stretch.
Two words: Whis Key.

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We did get lucky in one respect. Originally we were to leave on wednsday, stay in Georgia and check in to Disney around noon thursday. But due to the lack of daylight in December, we thought it would be better to take our time getting there and leave tuesday. We also considered just flying down on thursday, but we ended up nixxing that idea.
Too much extra money?

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Good thing on both accounts. We had a mini blizzard wednsday and thursday, to the point where O'hare was shut down for a few hours even.
Leaving tuesday we just missed it!
That answers it. O'Hare = Sux.


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"ANNNND, They're OFFFFF!!"

Two blocks down the road and I did it again.

"AAAND, they're turning around!"

"What's the matter?" she asked.

"Forgot my sunglasses on the tv."
I do that all the time... only usually I'm leaving stuff behind in a hotel room.

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"AAAND, they're offff!"

"Yeah, yeah."



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I have always found this most helpful when I am driving, haven't you?
Pfft... women!

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D: Then I saw it, and sure enough, it did! This deer was by the side of the road, (which she saw and ergo, the scream), and then bolted right in front of me, which I saw.


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I just swerved, wasn't even close, but it did get your attention though.


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Around the Chicago area, we don't have rest areas, but a couple of the highways have these McDonalds oasisis, oasises, oasii, yeah, oasii, that's work, that go over the tollway.

"Get your Big Mac and Gas TOO!"
I spend a lot of time at Lk Geneva and I fly to O'Hare and drive up. I see these things everywhere and am compelled to stop. 36 pounds later, I'm off Big Macs for life.


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I made it to Indianoplace, and she woke up. Now she's a flurry of maps flipping every which way. It was just beginning to get light out, and we just barreled right through downtown and on to Louisville.
Did your route take you thru Ft Wayne? I spend a lot time there also.

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By Nashville, I'm up to 5 ibuprofens and 4 aspirin. But it's holding out better than expected.
I find turning on the heated seats helps me.


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"The guy next to us is slugging down a beer already."
Coulda been me!

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We did land that night in Perry, a really good haul for the first day, tomorrow will be a snap now. Stayed in an America's Best Hotel.
43 a night, including tax.
And says, "Free HOT continental breakfast"

Hmm, can't wait to see what THAT is.
Or can I?
Powdered eggs and sausage patties.

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Old 01-06-2008, 03:43 PM   #75
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I was stuck in that position and ... It took 4 strapping young boys to hoist me back on my feet
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Oh. My. Heck.!!!!

Gastric problems have never been so funny!

After having my gall bladder removed 9 years ago Ihave to be careful of what I eat on road trips because I never know when "it" will hit.

Have you ever seen the movie 2 weeks notice? In one scend Sandra Bullock's character is stuck in a trafic jam and after eating a hog dog she has to go really bad, so she runs up to an rv that's sitting in front of her and asks to use their bathroom.................You reminded me of that scene!
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