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  1. Some Day

    by , 03-15-2012 at 03:06 AM
    Life has been throwing me a lot of curves lately. There just doesn't seem to be enough time to do all the things that I want to do. There's definitely not enough time in a day to do the things that I should be doing.

    Years ago, I was prompted by my husband to begin scrapbooking our family photos. I started scrapbooks of myself, my two boys, and of my grandson. Those scrapbooks have been sitting way too long. Unfinished. I have completed many scrapbooks. My closet is full of ...
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  2. The Rise and Tragic Fall of Orange County's Japanese Deer Park

    by , 03-14-2012 at 08:23 PM


    Once upon a time, guests from around the world could gather in the small town of Buena Park California to visit the largest Japanese cultural and recreational center in the Western hemisphere, and then head off to look at wax figures and eat Boysenberry pie. At least that was the dream of Allen Parkinson according to historian Richard Harris.

    Richard is the author of Early Amusement Parks
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    Updated 03-14-2012 at 09:56 PM by SAMLAND

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  3. Valerie at the Columbia Harbour House and Liberty Tree Tavern

    by , 03-13-2012 at 04:08 AM (From The Mouth Of The Mouse)
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    Hello, and welcome to this week's [B]'From The Mouth Of The Mouse!'[/B]

    Each week, we spotlight a different Cast Member story to give you more insight into some of your favorite attractions, resorts, and movies from all over the Walt Disney Company.

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  4. Digital Spiderman at Islands of Adventure, Animal Kingdom Safari Changes, Sea World

    by , 03-13-2012 at 12:15 AM


    Digital Spiders, soft, flying elephants and 4D turtles are all part of this weeks Orlando Parkhopper. The really big news this week is that Universal's Islands of Adventure re-opened The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman with new Digital projection effects. But does it improve the ride? Next we land in the Magic Kingdom for the soft openings of Dumbo and the Great Goofini Coaster. Finally we stop
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    Updated 03-13-2012 at 09:14 AM by Orlando Parkhopper

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  5. My Thoughts on John Carter 8 out of 10

    by , 03-12-2012 at 11:23 AM
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    [COLOR=#000000][FONT=Times]Based on the writing of Edgar Rice Burroughs (of Tarzan fame) the film itself is very entertaining. It isn't on the level of Star Wars or some of the other films they reference in the late advertising push---but it was a good solid sci-fi picture... An 8 out of 10. It had a good plot that has influenced many sci-fi movies that have been made over the last ...
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