The timing around our summer vacation was twofold. Preschool takes a week off between the end of summer school and the start of a new school year; and I take a great masochistic pleasure in running the Disneyland Half Marathon.
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I could sit here and regale you with the wondrous tales of tropical islands and the Happiest Place on Earth.
I could go stand in a hot shower until the water turns cold before climbing back into MY bed for one last hurrah of comfort and relaxation before life resumes to our routine tomorrow at daybreak.
Guess which one I’m choosing? Continue reading
I told you yesterday that GrammaJ and AuntJ will be running this fall’s Disneyland Half Marathon with me. (I did that mostly to publicly peer pressure them into *actually* signing up.)
I plan to complete the Dumbo Double Dare, which per the website:
If you think that a half marathon is just a walk in the park, put your endurance to the test and compete in the all-new Dumbo Double Dare! A 19.3-mile adventure held over two days, participants will run the Disneyland® 10K on Saturday, followed by the Disneyland® Half Marathon on Sunday. If you finish both races within the pacing requirements, you will be awarded the all-new Dumbo Double Dare medal in addition to your Half Marathon and 10K finisher medals.
Yes folks, we went to Disneyland. HONEY! I’M HOME! With the exception of that rather unfortunate second birthday party appearance of “Mickey Mouse” I’ve always been a Disney girl. To me – it’s the happiest place on earth.
Although I would like to take this moment to clarify. Disneyland is a theme park. Not an amusement park. It is meant for the ethereal experience, not cheap thrill rides that go upside down and make you feel sick to your stomach. Continue reading