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Wow! What a trip it’s been

I’m back. Did you miss me? We took a few days longer getting across country than I had planned. Then to top it all off some of our house had to be loaded on a second truck and that truck was delayed by bad weather. But now my computer’s various parts are all assembled together… Read More »Wow! What a trip it’s been

Can we go outside and play now?

It must be horrible beyond comprehension to lose friends or family, or all your personal possessions in hurricane related weather. But when you’re inside the boundaries of Walt Disney World or other tourist destinations, you’re isolated from those reports. All you know is you want to get out and play and enjoy your vacation. The… Read More »Can we go outside and play now?

What the heck… another hurricane?

What the heck? Hurricane Jeanne, a few days ago looked to be harmlessly destined to skirt the coast of florida a few hundred miles to the east, is now tracked to slam into central florida. I’m sure the last thing the residents of Florida, the businesses, themeparks, and resorts (such as Disney World and Sea… Read More »What the heck… another hurricane?

Gay Days 2004 at Disneyland

This year’s great migration of the happiest people on earth to the happiest place on earth occurs October 1st through the 3rd. Gay Day 2004 is not sponsored by Disneyland, but Disney does make a ton of money off these 25,000 or so special guests and works with the event planners to make sure lots… Read More »Gay Days 2004 at Disneyland

Ivan the destroyer

Hurricane Ivan looks to be headed for parts west of central florida. A relief for the twice storm battered residents there. This does not mean that the danger is clear for central florida, nor does it mean that Ivan just falls off the map. It is now as strong as ever and headed over Cuba… Read More »Ivan the destroyer

Legend Lost

Frank Thomas, one of Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men and a legend of animation has passed on. was notified by the family that Thomas died last night. The Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, Bambi, Thumper, Captain Hook, The Queen of Hearts, Flora, Fauna, Merriweather, Ichabod, Stepmother, Pongo, Perdita, Tramp, Lady, Jock, Mad Madam Mim, Baloo, King… Read More »Legend Lost

The Real Damage in Orlando

With Hurricane, now tropical storm, Frances moving on the digging out process begins. For the hotel, convention, and tourism industry the good news is that they were mostly spared the damage caused by Hurricane Charley. The real damage will be when the lost dollars expected from Labor Day weekend are totalled. There does remain the… Read More »The Real Damage in Orlando

2 Feet of Rain!!!

As of 7:25PM Eastern the weather station at the Swan and Dolphin is reporting gust of 64MPH and over Two feet of rain. Friends who live near by confirm that the rain has been torrential, so I don’t doubt the measurements.