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Old 01-13-2012, 10:20 PM   #91
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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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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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Besides Pearl Harbor, and some parasailing, and snorkeling... what is another "must-do" that YOU would recommend when I go to Hawaii? I will only be on Oahu, so island hopping and volcanoes on the big island are out. I have a list myself - but I'm interested in your opinions (at least those of you who have been to Oahu before). I've only stayed in a hotel on Oahu - as each time I've been to HI it's just been a stop over before going to Maui, Kauai or Molokai.

Anything you're interested in my capturing pics of for you? Not that I'm promising of course...
One thing we will be doing is something you already ruled out, The Big Island for volcano watching and scuba diving.

DD already has a couple of spa treatments picked out and will probably do the surfing lessons thing.

Me, I am not sure. Pearl is a must. I am also looking for some "local" places to eat. I am counting on you to be the trailblazer for me.
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First off, congrats everyone for closing the last thread. Thanks Don for the new one!

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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.
My wife made chocolate chip cookies tonight too! Lucky us

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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.
That sucks, that is definitely one attraction that is a must see when I get back to DL. One day...

Spoke to step-sister about her joining us and we redid our reservations for 6. Was able to keep everything pretty much the same. For those that are interested...

M - MK day - Ohana's (d)
T - Epcot - Les Chefs de France (l) Captain's Grill (d)
W - HS - Hollywood Brown Derby / Fantasmic Pkg (d)
T - MK / Epcot(?) - Crystal Palance (l), Tokyo Dining (d)
F - AK - Tusker (l)

We are staying in a 1BR at VWL so we'll be doing most breakfast's in the room, but will probably do some quick serve or another table service, we'll see. Comments and suggestions are more than welcome.
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BEVERLY! That stinks!
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Alrighty then…
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Old 01-13-2012, 11:16 PM   #98
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As usual, I’ve have all the numbers, so…
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Great job!

Wow, I didn't realize that I'd posted the most in 5 different threads. Huh.
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Ok - so one more late night, non-Disney photo before I head off to bed.

So far I've been to the castles in Buena Park, Kissimmee & Schaumburg.



This is from Kissimmee.
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Old 01-13-2012, 11:20 PM   #100
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But now I see I only have a few more to go to reach my "mini" goal.
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Old 01-13-2012, 11:21 PM   #101
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So I guess a few more before bed won't hurt
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Old 01-13-2012, 11:21 PM   #102
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No. I don't think it will.
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Here was my birthday at the World, a couple of years back. This was taken at Rainforest Cafe at AK.

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Old 01-13-2012, 11:25 PM   #105
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That was the same trip we did Sea World.

Here were were in the splash zone, waiting to be be splashed, essentially.



That was a fun trip.
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