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The Happiest Place on Earth.

I lived there for 5 months.

Did you know that Mickey Mouse is the second most universally known symbol? The first is Jesus.

While living in Orlando, FL I spent most of my time at The Magic Kingdom, EPCOT and Disney’s MGM Studios. Honestly the whole experience was… ehhh I’m gonna do it, MAGICAL 🙂 I learned so much through this experience. From grocery shopping to learning how to deal with 8 roomates (dirty dishes, dirty bathrooms, forking icecream).

Tomorrow I leave at 4:15 a.m. to fly (not by Pixie dust however…) to my 3rd home. I can’t believe it has been over a year since I was waking up at 4:45 in the morning to get ready for work…oh the good old days.

It will be nice to enjoy the parks from the guest standpoint not to say that I won’t be critical of some of my FAVORITE characters!

I look forward to “Drinking Around The World” in EPCOT. This is not a Disney instituted event by the way! For those of you who don’t know what it is: Basically EPCOT has an area called the World Showcase. There is Mexico, Japan, China, Germany, Italy, France, the U.K., Canada and America. In each country there are special restaurants, shops and events and all of the Cast Memebers (employees) in these areas are from that country– pretty cool. So what I am going to do this week is enjoy a beverage like a Margarita from Mexico, Champagne from France, Saki from Japan as I make my way around the globe. Hey, I’m new to this 21 thing, I am pretty excited to take part in this event!

To get in the Disney mood I downloaded a bunch of tunes for the IPOD. I can’t imagine myself running to “I Wanna Be Like You” from the Jungle Book  but I am just a big kid and don’t mind jaming out to the “Circle of Life,” you know it moves us all. ( I hope that at least one of you got that lyric tie in…)

Here are some pictures that might even get you into one heck of a Disney mood 🙂n9301392_30661709_2505.jpg

Mr. Smee and Heather. On this particular day Mr. Smee was Heather’s favorite character 🙂

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Rabbit and I when I had long hair. I hope Tiger didn’t ruin his Carrot Patch back at the 100 Acre Woods! ( I am such a loser, I know)
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Mary Poppins (the best nanny in the world) at MGM’s  old parade Disney Stars and Motorcars.

I love Disney.

Talk to you on Saturday! And don’t think I am giving up my marathon training while on vacation…4-5 miles Tues, Weds, Thurs. I ran 10 today ( it was a rough one).

Have a Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious of a week! Because you, like Mary Poppins, “Are practically perfect in every way!”