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Old 03-22-2012, 10:00 AM   #61
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Old 06-04-2012, 02:21 PM   #63
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I haven't been on in a few months thanks to computer problems, but I'm back! I don't know that I'll do a full TR still, but I will certainly at least post my pics and give little blurbs about each day. I should be able to start doing that later this week!
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Old 06-11-2012, 08:47 AM   #64
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I'm hoping to get an installment up this afternoon But first, a quick real life update:

If you read my PTR you know I have a friend in Florida, my best friend really, named Steve who I haven't seen in 5 years now, since he moved down there from here in MD. I haven't been able to see him because his wife is an extremely jealous woman who doesn't want him around any other woman at all, even as friends. Well, they are getting a divorce, finally. I am not usually happy for marriages ending, it's a sad thing normally, but this divorce is way overdue. They never should have gotten married really, but he wouldn't leave her due to her medical conditions. But she told him the end of January she wanted out, and he was happy to oblige. So, I'm flying down this weekend to see him for the first time in over 5 years!

Now, the second part. I found out yesterday that there is a slight chance he may have to cancel this weekend due to work and I'd come down in a month or two instead. I already bought the airfare so if he cancels, since I already have the weekend off, I think I'm going to go to WDW for 2 days instead. . So, it's a win-win situation. I either get to see my best friend finally, or have 2 days at WDW. I may even fly down Friday night instead if I'm doing WDW. Thankfully I'm booked with Southwest, so I can change the flights with no fees.

Be back later with an update!

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Old 06-11-2012, 01:28 PM   #65
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I usually don't like when marriages end either, but in this case I'm gonna agree with you and say YAY!!

Hope you get to see your friend. Or go to Disney! Both sound great!
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DAY 2, SUNDAY FEBRUARY 12TH, PART 6

After getting off of Splash Mountain (finally!) I decided to do something I have never done before!




I had an adorable little girl and her father in front of me. The daughter was only a few years old (3-4 maybe?) and was fascinated with everything! I took pictures along the way, of course!































As we pulled into the Main Street station I got some pictures of the MK hotels.







I decided to head to Pinocchio Village Haus for dinner at that point. Someone had asked about their menu (Kathy, was it you?), so I took a picture of it too.







Stopping here for now, as Photobucket is frozen on me and I don't want to lose this update





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I usually don't like when marriages end either, but in this case I'm gonna agree with you and say YAY!!

Hope you get to see your friend. Or go to Disney! Both sound great!
I can't decide which I want more now! Actually I do want to see him more, but WDW trip is not a bad back-up at all! Oh, and if I do go, I'm going to stay at CBR! I priced it and it's less than $100 more to stay there than a Value if I do 2 mights, and less than $50 more if I only do one night. Definitely worth it to me!
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DAY 2, SUNDAY FEBRUARY 12TH, PART 7

Okay, I think I have it working again, so let's try to get this going!

So, I had the Chicken Parm. The chicken was excellent, but the penne was a little undercooked, and hard. It tasted good (their sauce is surprisingly good) but I could only eat half since the pasta was almost uncooked. It wasn't a bad meal, but not my favorite either.




I took a few pictures of the room I was in, which seemed to be Cleo and Figaro themed.













When I finished eating I headed to It's a Small World, since it was right next door. I know a lot of people find this ride old or annoying, but I really enjoy it. It's something Walt himself dreamed up, and it's so full of stuff that I seem to notice something new every time I ride it.




Waiting in line:
















And the ride begins!











































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DAY 2, SUNDAY FEBRUARY 12TH, PART 8

It's a Small World, continued






































































Once I got off I tried to decide where to go next. Hmm...where to go?




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DAY 2, SUNDAY FEBRUARY 12TH, PART 9

I decided to head to Adventureland next. Along the way I got a picture of Splash Mountain at night.







I got on Pirates first.































Once I finished riding POTC, I rode Jungle Cruise, but wasn't able to get any pictures on there.




After that I decided to head over to the castle for the Magic, Memories and You show. I got some pics of the castle in all it's colors and designs during the show, which I enjoyed.


































NEXT TIME: WISHES!


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I wonder what they are doing to the side of the Contemporary?

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When I finished eating I headed to It's a Small World, since it was right next door. I know a lot of people find this ride old or annoying, but I really enjoy it. It's something Walt himself dreamed up, and it's so full of stuff that I seem to notice something new every time I ride it.
I'm right with you regarding SW. It's something we MUST do each time we go to WDW. The only problem is I can't get that song out of my head for hours!

Great pics. Looking forward to Wishes.
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I'm right with you regarding SW. It's something we MUST do each time we go to WDW. The only problem is I can't get that song out of my head for hours!

Great pics. Looking forward to Wishes.
They were just doing minor work on the balconies, just rehabbing the resort. I read somewhere while I was there exactly what they were doing, but I forget.

I have to do it once every time. It's something that makes me feel like I'm really in WDW. Though I do agree about the song!

Thanks! I'm going to try to post them tonight, and if not definitely tomorrow!
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I'm so glad you're back! You got some great photos! Did you find out if you're going to WDW this weekend or if you're seeing your friend yet?? I'm sure you'll have fun either way!
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I'm so glad you're back! You got some great photos! Did you find out if you're going to WDW this weekend or if you're seeing your friend yet?? I'm sure you'll have fun either way!
Thanks I don't know yet, probably won't find out until tomorrow or Thursday at the latest.
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DAY 2, SUNDAY FEBRUARY 12TH, PART 10


After The Magic, the Memories and You there is a 5-10 minute wait before Wishes starts. I took a few pictures of the Castle changing colors while waiting.










Then, Wishes!!



































































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