Crazycatperson's winter vacation

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Crazycatperson's winter vacation

We've been here two days now. The weather has been perfect so far - highs in the low to mid 70s, cool but not cold evenings, no rain so far. Highlights include dinner at Cali Grill (omg I totally understand the hype now) and lovely Wilderness Lodge villas. Dinner at Whispering Canyon was tasty and fun. Seeing the DHS hat mostly dismantled was weird. Over the next five days we have ADRS at more restaurants that are new to us. Finally saw the Festival of Fantasy parade, which is nice, but I still like the Electrical Parade best. More to come!

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Keep having a great time!

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Yes, we got evacuated from Winnie the Pooh!

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What was the reason for the evacuation? Enjoy your vacation awesome

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Oh, bother!

(C'mon, someone had to say it!)

Enjoy the next several days!!!

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The CMs never said why the ride had stopped, but I assume it was a mechanical problem of some sort. There was no sense of urgency in getting us out, so not a safety issue, I think.

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ohmygosh I love your Mickey picture! So cute!! I hope that no hunny pots were lost during the evacuation. Have great rest of your trip!!

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I've been thinking of you on your trip! How's it going in the winter? Still warmer than home Wink

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Watson's go West May 15
The one with all the birthdays Oct 14 4 Big Birthdays and a Vow Renewal thrown in
The OMG trip June 14 30th Birthday present from the hubs
Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
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TR on a budget May - June 2011offsite condo
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yay
Enjoy every moment of your trip!

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Great Mickey picture, and so glad to hear that you loved California Grill. Happy you're having fun! clapping

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Today reporting from Via Napoli. The calamari appetizer was perfect and now I'm waiting for my funghi pizza while hubby smokes (he got pasta and has already finished). Love this place!

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Mmmmm, we had pizza there last week. It was delicious! Great choice. awesome

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alicemouse wrote:
ohmygosh I love your Mickey picture! So cute!! I hope that no hunny pots were lost during the evacuation. Have great rest of your trip!!

No honey pots were lost as far as I know.

Mickey and I were pretending to be pirates. Arrrgh!

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I've been thinking of you on your trip! How's it going in the winter? Still warmer than home Wink

Tons warmer than home! This is like May for us, and I love our May weather back home. Today we got a midday downpour, going back to WL for dry clothes. Then back to Epcot.

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Awww I love via Napoli! Have a fun time in EPCOT later Laughing out loud

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Our Very Merry 24 nighter Nov/Dec 15
Watson's go West May 15
The one with all the birthdays Oct 14 4 Big Birthdays and a Vow Renewal thrown in
The OMG trip June 14 30th Birthday present from the hubs
Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
Oct 2012 TR with a cruise!big family trip featuring the beach club, AKL, the dream and a villa offsite
TR on a budget May - June 2011offsite condo
TR Sept - Oct 2010 big family trip in an offsite villa

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Looks like you're having a great time!

I'm looking forward to seeing DHS without the hat. I think the Chinese theater will looks great when entering the park.

Is the crane still up at MK? It looked like they had finished taking down the Christmas lights from the castle when we were there a few days ago.

Enjoy your vacation! mickey

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The crane is up and down. Saturday it was high in the sky, Sunday it was there but low to the ground.

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it's the FUTURE!

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DUDE!

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Having a great day today!

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Who won??

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Our Very Merry 24 nighter Nov/Dec 15
Watson's go West May 15
The one with all the birthdays Oct 14 4 Big Birthdays and a Vow Renewal thrown in
The OMG trip June 14 30th Birthday present from the hubs
Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
Oct 2012 TR with a cruise!big family trip featuring the beach club, AKL, the dream and a villa offsite
TR on a budget May - June 2011offsite condo
TR Sept - Oct 2010 big family trip in an offsite villa

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I usually get a better score, but not this time. But then I rode again alone using the standby line and did better. Still no kitty, though.

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Finished the day in Epcot. Calling it an early night - stuffed from dinner at La Hacienda de San Angel.

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Awww sleep tight!

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Our Very Merry 24 nighter Nov/Dec 15
Watson's go West May 15
The one with all the birthdays Oct 14 4 Big Birthdays and a Vow Renewal thrown in
The OMG trip June 14 30th Birthday present from the hubs
Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
Oct 2012 TR with a cruise!big family trip featuring the beach club, AKL, the dream and a villa offsite
TR on a budget May - June 2011offsite condo
TR Sept - Oct 2010 big family trip in an offsite villa

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You were do close!! Only a little over 15,000 until you reach the kitty!! Are you aiming at the perimeters? Oh and don't forget to steal from Dan's side of the screen (sorry, Dan!). Do you get to try again this trip?

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December 2013: 10th Anniversary, 1st DVC Stay | April 2014: Birthday on the Boardwalk | May 2014: Star Wars Weekend, Navigating WDW with a wheelchair | August 2014: Villains Unleashed | September/October 2014: MNSSHP, F&W, Tower of Terror 10-miler | March/April 2015: Disneyland and California Coastal Cruise | November 2015: Wine & Dine Half, Food & Wine, 1st Disney Cruise | February 2016: Presidential Classic Gymnastics Meet | March 2016: "Work" Trip, Tours, F&G Festival | April 2016: Conference at Disneyland | Fall 2016: Festive Fall Fun | January 2017: Festival of the Arts | May 2017: AbD Backstage Magic | July 2017: AbD San Francisco

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No more TSM this trip, but I have TSM FPs every morning on my next trip. I WILL get that kitty!

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Dining companion at our Sanaa lunch today.

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awww love Sanaa!!!! Have fun yay

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Selfie in Animal Kingdom.

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We've hit ADR overload. Haven't been able to finish our meals two days in a row - La Hacienda de San Angel last night, but we have the leftovers in the fridge for tonight's dinner, and Sanaa's lunch today, with the leftovers in the trash because we went back to AK after lunch. We cancelled Friday's Whispering Canyon breakfast and moved Thursday's Artist Point dinner back a couple of hours. I do NOT know how anybody manages not to explode on the deluxe dining plan.

Hubby is sick of Walt Disney World eek Well, not sick as in never wants to come back, but I think he'll be happy to take a long break between this trip and our next annual pass, which probably won't be for nearly two years. I, meanwhile, am happy I'll be back just three weeks after we head home Friday. We met a CM from a neighboring county in Pennsylvania and chatted her up a bit. She and her husband are retired and live down here in the cool months and back in PA in the warm months, and they both work Disney down here. I could do that - no way I can live in Florida from May through September, but from November through March, no problem!

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crazycatperson wrote:
We met a CM from a neighboring county in Pennsylvania and chatted her up a bit. She and her husband are retired and live down here in the cool months and back in PA in the warm months, and they both work Disney down here. I could do that - no way I can live in Florida from May through September, but from November through March, no problem!

Oooh which county? She should hang out with us mickey

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December 2013: 10th Anniversary, 1st DVC Stay | April 2014: Birthday on the Boardwalk | May 2014: Star Wars Weekend, Navigating WDW with a wheelchair | August 2014: Villains Unleashed | September/October 2014: MNSSHP, F&W, Tower of Terror 10-miler | March/April 2015: Disneyland and California Coastal Cruise | November 2015: Wine & Dine Half, Food & Wine, 1st Disney Cruise | February 2016: Presidential Classic Gymnastics Meet | March 2016: "Work" Trip, Tours, F&G Festival | April 2016: Conference at Disneyland | Fall 2016: Festive Fall Fun | January 2017: Festival of the Arts | May 2017: AbD Backstage Magic | July 2017: AbD San Francisco

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Great pics CCP!

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