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Christmas Already

Where did November and December go?  It seems like just yesterday the Christmas movies were starting on Hallmark and now it is almost Christmas.  Here is where my November and December went.

First we went to Gulf Shores Alabama for a week, then it was Thanksgiving when we got back. Right after Thanksgiving my aunt had a double kidney transplant, we were in Disney World last week and on my first Disney Cruise over the weekend, and now it is time for Christmas.

What a world wind these last two months have been.  I still have Christmas gifts to purchase, but at this point, I really do not care.  It is what it is.  Oh and I forgot to mention two of the kids had birthdays this week.

It’s Official

I have officially reached stressed out mode over my upcoming Disney Vacation and Disney Cruise. And it’s not till December!

Travel Month: Road Trip

To me there is nothing better than a good ole road trip. Pack up the car and head out on a grand adventure. Yes the highway in the sky will get you there faster, but there is so much you don’t get to see by just flying above everything. I am not a huge Jason Alden fan but his song “Fly Over States” hits home with me. By not flying I have seen so many interesting things: a heard of sheep at a cow crossing in Wyoming, Wall Drugs and Corn Palace in South Dakota, and I have taken “a ride across the badlands” as the song suggests. I have no desire to go overseas when I still have so much more here on mainland USA I haven’t seen yet, and maybe some of Canada.

A List of Items I Hope To One Day Add To My Pinch Me Moments

1) Stay at the Grand Floridian at Disney World

2) Christmas in the Outer Banks

3) Thanksgiving in the Outer Banks

4) Go to Disney World with the love of my life *

5) Go to the Outer Banks with the love of my life *

6) Stay at the Bavarian Inn in Frankenmuth Michigan

7) Find a job working from the road

8) Go to a NASCAR race

9) Camp at Disney World

10) Give the kids the perfect Disney World vacation

* but first I have to find the love of my life

10 Places/Things I’ve Been/Done That Still Make Me Pinch Myself

I thought I would share a list of ten places/things I have been/done that still surprise even myself.

1) New Orleans, LA

2) Eating beignets at the Cafe Du Monde

3) Staying in a Royal Guest room at Port Orleans Riverside (not just once but twice now)

4) Dinner at Paula Dean’s Lady and Sons restaurant in Savannah (twice)

5) Staying at the Christmas Place Hotel in Pigeon Forge, TN

6) Kentucky Wildcats Basketball game at Rupp Arena

7) Garth Brooks concert, twice

8) Seeing a Grand Ole Opry induction from the front row

9) Grand Ole Opry at the Ryman

10) Staying at the Opryland Hotel

Two Coming this Year:

1) Disney Cruise

2) Eating at Cinderella’s Castle