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Old 01-13-2012, 11:00 PM   #76
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Wall to wall creeps, and hot and cold running chills! Shh...listen
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Ok, here's a non-Disney related photo to share - I don't know why - just because I felt like it. But my pal Tim will appreciate it. I know that the Duck will as well.

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Old 01-13-2012, 11:02 PM   #77
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DW and DD made chocolate chip cookies tonight. YUMMY. It so cute to watch them working together. DD was so excited to be able to scoop the dough onto the trays all by herself.
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Old 01-13-2012, 11:02 PM   #79
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It's so nice and quiet in here while others are so concerned with shutting down the old home.
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Old 01-13-2012, 11:05 PM   #80
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I am so bummed. I was reading earlier that my favorite, World of Color, will be down for scheduled maintenance while I'm at DLR in a couple of weeks. The first scheduled maintenance since it premiered. Ugh. It would have to be while I'm there.
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Old 01-13-2012, 11:06 PM   #81
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Old 01-13-2012, 11:06 PM   #82
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Old 01-13-2012, 11:07 PM   #83
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Yes, congrats Ryan! Just beat the rest if us!
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Old 01-13-2012, 11:07 PM   #84
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I have my "Site Inspection" scheduled for the DL Hotel while I'm there too. Kinda funny going through that process for DL or WDW - I know them so well, but hey, it helps with the overall training and such, and of course, keeps these business trips legit. It's been fun watching the hotel renovations over the past 3 years - can't wait to see it fully finished.
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Old 01-13-2012, 11:09 PM   #85
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Congrats Ryan..

Have a good night all, going to check out Disney Universe then call it a night.
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Old 01-13-2012, 11:14 PM   #86
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I also have a face to face interview next week with a local company - the very first face to face one. I can't wait to hear what they say, and then politely say no. DW tells me not to be so rash - at least give the pretense that I'm pondering what they have to say. So I'll probably do that. Maybe.
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But at the same time, I don't want to go back to that life. I've tasted working for myself, and I like it. A lot.
As long as you're able to make money at it, then that's a great thing. I do applaud you and all the other DISdads who own their own business. I may have been capable of that years ago, but now, I'm not sure.

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Old 01-13-2012, 11:15 PM   #87
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So today I had another meeting regarding phase II of our grand, do it yourself, don't go back to corporate America plan. Phase II is coming right along. Phase I is shaping up nicely as well. Soon I can announce phase II as well.
I'm currently working on my next stage of psuedo self employment. I'll be happy when I can talk about it to. I hope that your phase 2 goes well. One of the things guys I've done startups with all agree on is that when its your own deal everything is a little bit more personal and meaningful. It's great when you have victories, because they are YOUR victories, it's less good when there are losses.

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That's a bummer.
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Old 01-13-2012, 11:19 PM   #90
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Man I was getting ready to post in the other thread and Rayn closed it...sheesh..I will have to stop reading so much of the other posts now!!


I cant believe that I am so late coming to our new home!!
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