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Quarantine 2nd Monday

Today was a great day for The-Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World. Two amazing things happened to her. No, she didn’t find more hair dye, but I’ll deal with both of the amazing things in a bit. First, all of us remain in more or … Continue reading

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Hockey Timekeeping pt2

Yesterday, we left off with our hero, (yes me), acting less heroically, desperately trying to figure out how to work the hockey rink’s time machine. So far, the game was about to start and all I’d managed to do was … Continue reading

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Hockey Timekeeping

Are you afraid of anything that’s kind of irrational? Me, I want to deal with one of my phobias. Like all good phobias, it’s not logical, (except arachnophobia, which is completely understandable because it’s a fear of freaking spiders with … Continue reading

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The Past and the Future

I treasure life’s unique experiences, especially those that come out of nowhere. Last weekend, I had one of those experiences. I went to two parties on one weekend – one for our 96-year-old Baba and a first-year birthday party for … Continue reading

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Hockey Challenges 2019

I thought last year would be, you know, the last year of hockey. However, The-Youngest decided to play another year. As goalie. In the Bantam league. At this point in boys’ hockey, the field is narrowing. More and more boys … Continue reading

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Day 8 The Last Hours of the Last Day

We’d not seen everything there was to see at the Kennedy Space Center and (The-Youngest would like to point out), we didn’t do the only ride there (a shuttle launch simulation.) But we had to get on the road. We … Continue reading

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Day 8 – The Day That Broke the Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World

Now you have to understand. The Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World is the most easy-going, fun-loving, goofy, giggly, accepting, loving, tolerant patient, understanding, funny, and positive person I know. But not by the end of this day, the Day That Broke the Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World. In … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Universal’s Wizard World Part 2 and the Hulk

With my tummy full of Butter Beer, my skin warmed by Dragon’s breath, and my nerdy gauge filled up with magic, we left Diagon Alley to take the Hogwarts Express Train to Hogsmead, AKA, the 2nd part of the Wizarding … Continue reading

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Day 7 Universal Theme Park – The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter

Would The Wizarding World of Harry Potter live up to its hype? As we approached the secret entrance to Diagon Alley, I became even more childlike than usual. I won’t lie, I was super excited about wandering around Diagon Alley, … Continue reading

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Day 7 Universal Studios Begins

At 10:40, the crowds at Universal Studios were beginning to grow, so we had to choose wisely. So, we decided to do the important adventures, first. Not the Hulk ride. Not the Rip Ride Rocket. Not one of the water … Continue reading

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