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Disneyland 2018: Day 1 – From Splash Mountain to Fantasmic

I don’t think I can overestimate my love for Disneyland.  You may recall that last year marked my first trip to the park in a decade (minus a few months), and this year, Mother Duck and I were fortunate enough to visit again.  While we have decided that Disneyland will likely not become a yearly tradition due to the fact that visiting a single place too often has the negative consequence of taking some of the fun out of it, we did have an amazing time nonetheless and look forward to a return someday in the future, whenever we decide enough time has passed.  Let us begin by discussing the first day of our trip, shall we? Continue reading Disneyland 2018: Day 1 – From Splash Mountain to Fantasmic

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The Duck Returns…from a Trip Somewhere

For the last three months or so, I have been keeping a secret.  Before you begin jumping to conclusions, no, I am not secretly a goose.  I was actually planning a trip with my mom to Disneyland.  The secret was not from her.  She knew all about it.  The secret was just from everyone else because I wanted it to be a surprise.  (Yes, I did recently enter a sweepstakes, the prize to which would have been a free trip to Disneyland.  Clearly such a thing was not necessary when I already had a trip planned to that very place.  Nevertheless, who can pass up the chance to win a free trip to the “happiest place on Earth”?  And in case you were wondering, no, I didn’t win.) Continue reading The Duck Returns…from a Trip Somewhere