Huntington Beach

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Its been so long since I’ve seen the ocean…I guess I should — Counting Crows So some combination of wanting to get the kids back to Disney and those lyrics from our Counting Crows concert a few months back inspired this trip. So we did the Disney part. Now it was time to fulfill the second part of the charter. … Read More

Thanksgiving at Disneyland 2008

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Last day at Disney so we figured we ought to beat the crowds and get to the park when it opened. So we packed up everyone so we could be over there by 8 AM sharp. When we arrived, the park was practically empty as compared to prior days. A nice change! So we quickly made our way to the … Read More

Universal Studios

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Kim and I have fond memories of Universal. We came here back in college during one of my internships. We drove down from San Jose and hit a variety of attractions including Disneyland and Universal. Unfortunately, that trip had a sore spot which Kim loves to remind me of. For some reason, I got sick. Some sort of stomach thing. … Read More

Christmas at Disneyland 2008

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After the full day at Disney’s California Adventure, we headed across to Disneyland to catch the Christmas parade and hit a few more rides before calling it a night. While we were able to get front row for the Pixar Parade, the crowds were several deep 45 minutes before the parade began! We found a spot and settled in for … Read More

Disney’s California Adventure 2008

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Another big Disney day for Sydney and Reagan. However, I felt like I needed to get in on the fun too. Adults can be kids too! Here is a photo of Mike expressing my thoughts on the food service lately at Disney. All the lines take forever. And they seem completely baffled by the work. I always remember my Dad … Read More