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It Was the Best of Times & the Worst, But It Was the Best Trip Evah!

Discussion in 'Completed Trip Reports' started by Wicket's Mom, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. Wicket's Mom

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    Hello, I'd like to introduce myself & the rest of the crew. First is me, Doris AKA Wicket's Mom, then my Disney resistor DH, Bob. Next is my DIL Anne & our GDs Emily 8 & Kelly 5. This was the girls first visit to WDW. The dates of our trip were Sept.6 thru Sept.12 with our DIL & GDs going home Sept.10.
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    I had been planning to take my GDs on their first trip to WDW since our last trip in 2009. I wanted to share my love of Disney with them & see the look on their faces when they took it all in.

    The week previous to our departure were extremely busy to say the least. My DH & I are involved in historical activities, including a huge event known as The Fair at New Boston. I have a large level of responsibility, so we must attend all weekend. I was really bogged down with responsibilites.
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  3. stitches of laughter

    stitches of laughter Mouseketeer

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    yay! I love historical events! I love PA! and I love going to Springfield, Il.
     
  4. Mombits

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    Great! Can't wait to read all about your trip.
     
  5. MEK

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    :cool1: Woo Hoo! You Started!!!! I can only imagine how much fun your granddaughters had during this trip. And what a nice long trip you had! Can't wait to read all about it!
     
  6. Wicket's Mom

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    I had finally stopped stalling & got started. Thanks for the link help, I really needed it! I just got started with the IPhone, so am quite teched out in my brain for now!:eek:

    Glad to have you on my first page of my first TR!:banana:
     
  7. Wicket's Mom

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    Labor Day was spent putting away our camp clothing & tent. I also had to finish with the packing for our trip & do the last minute details that have to be done before traveling. Our flight was leaving at 6:50AM on Tuesday .

    Here is a photo of one of my usual outfits for the Fair. I have quite a few gowns, etc. for the historical interpretations that I do.

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    Getting on that plane Tuesday morning was the begining of a wonderful saga "that was the best of times, the worst of times & a far better trip than I have ever done", to paraphrase Charles Dickens!
     
  8. dizneeat

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    I made it to page 1!!!!!!!! I would not miss this trip report for the world!!!!!!!:thumbsup2 :hug:
     
  9. kid-at-heart

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    :banana: I'm here! Page 1 even. :woohoo:
     
  10. podsnel

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    I'm here too, Mother of Wicket! Can't wait for all the details!
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  11. jenseib

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    woohoo! :cool1:
     
  12. Wicket's Mom

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    Welcome, so glad that you're here!

    We certainly had a great time in WDW. Of course there was a little drama, thus the worst of times! :rolleyes1
     
  13. Wicket's Mom

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    Cool, glad that you are joining in!
     
  14. Wicket's Mom

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    There were some good details!;)

    I will have to put a picture of Wicket up sometime!
     
  15. Wicket's Mom

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    Good to see you! Now to figure the multi quote thingie.
     
  16. MEK

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    I love this costume! It's great (but it looks really hot!):laughing:
     
  17. SoonerGirl

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    Hey Doris, thanks for the heads up! I'm glad you decided to write a TR, looking forward to hearing all about it :thumbsup2
     
  18. Wicket's Mom

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    Well since it is silk it is lightweight, but the stays & bum roll make it hot! :rotfl:
     
  19. Wicket's Mom

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    Our DIL & the GDs were flying into MCO from Tulsa. Their flight didn't get in until around noon. We were to meet up at Teppan Edo for our 5:00 ADR.

    We landed at MCO at 9:30AM. Off we went to find our way to the ME waiting area. After a short wait our ME bus arrived to transport us to the Caribbean Beach Resort, our home for the coming week. There was around 10 passengers on our ME. That was a good sign as to how the crowds would be!:cool1:

    I had checked in online & was pleasently suprised to learn that our room was ready! There was a little glitch however. They had put my party in adjoining rooms, uhoh, I specifically told the reservationist not to do that. I wanted to be close, not that close. No problem, we were put across the patio from DIL & GDs. We were in Barbados 1628, first floor!

    We had a time crunch as we had to be in DTD at 11:30. We were in a rush, so we wanted to drop things in the room & leave. Our KTTW didn't work, back to the check in to get it fixed. We got a new key, which didn't work either!
     
  20. Wicket's Mom

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    Contiued from above!

    An engineer from Mousekeeping was sent to the room & decided that we needed a lock repair. We were sent on our way with assurances that th elock would work on our return.

    So the two of us headed to DTD for a very special lunch! There was to be our very first Dismeet :rolleyes1

    This was the begining of our many firsts on this trip!:banana:
     
  21. wigdoutdismom

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    Hi Doris! Can't wait to read along!
    Who did you meet up with? Don't leave us hanging too long!!!
     

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