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Lunchtime Poll: Vacation Memories

My wife and I just got back from our short belated honeymoon to New Mexico. One of her mothers and her mother’s wife live in Albuquerque. She was nice enough to buy us tickets to visit them as a honeymoon present. It was an eye opening experience for me and I enjoyed a lot of […]

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Travel

The National Park Passport: Stamping Memories One Park at a Time

Family vacations can be a lot of work. When my kids were younger, I called them family trips, because, really, traveling with toddlers is the exact opposite of a vacation. As my kids have gotten older, however, vacation has turned into an enjoyable experience.

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Family Vacations

To borrow a note from Monday’s open thread, tell us about your weirdest/craziest family vacations!

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Travel

Universal Like You Mean It: A Team Member’s Guide to Guests

As mentioned in passing in some of my previous posts, I work at a local theme park, but I’ve never said until today that it was Universal Orlando. I’m here, lovelies, to give you all an insider’s guide to the parks (and CityWalk) so that if you’re ever in my neck of the woods, you […]

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Op Ed

Stop Complaining All Over My City: The European Vacation

I am a current and upstanding resident of Paris, France. Fancy, no? Well to be honest, having spent a number of years living here, I’ve come to regard this ancient gorgeous city as a simple living space.

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Walt Disney is…

My family just got back from a trip to Disneyworld. My daughter, minisparks, had a gymnastics meet at the Wide World of Sports and neither she nor I had ever been. I have been to Disneyland, but Disneyland is sortof like Arena Football to the NFL.

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll – 1/19

Afternoon, everyone!  I am cranky today.  It is like 3 degrees outside, it’s dirty and cloudy and there has been a Mack truck revving its engine outside my window for the last 20 minutes and I’m about to go outside and punch the driver.  And that’s why today’s Lunchtime Poll is Anywhere But Here.  Where […]