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    I was able to make it to my second Noon meet. There were more Micechatters there than I expected. We decided to go because as it was Jennifer's birthday and she wanted her free package of tortillas )

    Parked in the structure and then walked to DTD so we could take the monorail in. We got to the hub just before Noon and I spotted Sadako and PEZZ.

    Sorry, I don't remember everyone's name and I've cheated by looking at other's meet reports posted today

    Here is Sadako, DeeOhGee's Mom, and Tolkius sitting on the bench.



    Thanks to their suggestion, Jennifer and I walked over to the time board and got her birthday button from a CM. No muss no fuss.

    HauntedMansionMike (looking good in his hot dog hat) and TheRockr.



    Is PEZZLightyear keeping Sam upright?



    FilmFreak and DisneyIPresume



    Here are some of the men of Micechat. They look like they are in a lineup :lol:lady3jane is looking on.



    Lynn, Renaissance Woman joined the group. She has known my brother, Lost Boy, for over 30 years so we had a nice chat. New member LostBoy75 is in the blue shirt.



    We waited and waited for Barfy to show up so we could give him a card we all signed. Finally decided to sing Happy Birthday to him (in absentia) in honor of his big day. Next, we decided to brave the crowds through Adventureland and ride Splash Mountain.



    But, alas, all we could do was stand in front of it. It was not running.



    Here are some photos I took along the way of the POCAWE set up









    Everyone decided it was time to head to DCA and The Cove Bar. But first we had to fight our way through the streets of New Orleans.



    And then we stopped for a conversation at Aladdin's Oasis with Kazoo.



    Other than the mess over in Adventureland and NOS the park was lighter than I expected for Mother's Day. And the weather was great.



    We joined some of the group at The Cove Bar but then bid them our farewell as we decided we wanted to try some of the food over at the Food Festival. It was real nice seeing some of you and Jennifer enjoyed meeting you also.

    After eating in DCA (the Cheddar Soup in a bread bowl is really good) and seeing Crush we went back to Disneyland. We noticed dark smoke in the distance. Turns out a warehouse in Fullerton caught fire around 2 PM. If you look closely you can see the darkness low in the sky behind the castle.



    On our way to see Billy Hill we saw this group. I don't what they are called.



    Next I took some photos of that ship thing on the barge. Hummmm, "ship thing on a barge" ... sounds catchy







    My daughter had gone in to the saloon and scored the seats right next to the stage for the Billy Hill show.



    He did his Elvis routine which is always good and came over and sang to us





    And he put in those teeth



    I do not know how to get a video on a thread, so here is a link to a video I took of him performing.

    I'm always taking pictures of flowers around the park.

    By the hub





    In DCA between the wharf area and Bugs Land



    Roses by the castle



    Next I tried to get some reflection shots.



    I liked the symmetry of this one.



    This duck was chillin' at the edge of the moat. We noticed a lot of confetti in the bushes. I think they had a private Pirate event there put on by a local radio station the other night and perhaps they shot it off at that time.



    And my final shot is of my daughter as we ride on the fire truck back down Main Street to leave. She does not like to have me take her picture, hence she is telling me no. Tough



    A nice Mother's Day at the park and a good birthday for my Mother's Day born daughter.
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    Great photos! Thanks for posting this report ...!

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    • #3
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      I was eating at goofy's kitchen longer than i expected. Sorry i didn't make it in time.

      Who currnetly has the birthday card?!

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      • #4
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        Great trip report looks like you had a great Mothers day.
        HEARTS CLUB !!

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        • #5
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          Thanks for sharing your pics! Glad you were able to make it to another meet! Hope to meet you at one someday!




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          all you need to know about the mommy stick is.. out of all the bad things that could happen to you... it's right between wetting yourself and death.

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          • #6
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            Originally posted by barfownz View Post
            Who currnetly has the birthday card?!
            Sorry, not a clue.
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            • #7
              Re: Mother's Day trip report, meet and my daughter's birthday

              Originally posted by Wendygirl View Post



              DANG IT SAM! FOCUS!!!!!!!
              “Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you walk into an open sewer and die.” ~ Mel Brooks


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              • #8
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                It was great to see you and your terrific daughter!
                Happy un-birthday to her! And you!

                Such good times hanging around a ride that wasn't open...

                And I have the card! If you want to see it, deposit $1K in small denomination Mickey Dollars in the mailbox on Main St!

                Actually, I will probly see ya Saturday, Barfy. As long as you don't wander off...
                How much do we have to pay to get MiceChat Old?
                :monkey: :monkey:

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                • #9
                  Re: Mother's Day trip report, meet and my daughter's birthday

                  Great report and pictures! Looks like it was a nice day for you and your daughter. Thanks for sharing with us.
                  M A S E C A !

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                  • #10
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                    Nice meeting you and your daughter. Too bad LostBoy couldn't be there though...

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                    • #11
                      Re: Mother's Day trip report, meet and my daughter's birthday

                      Originally posted by PEZZ Lightyear View Post
                      It was great to see you and your terrific daughter!
                      Happy un-birthday to her! And you!

                      Such good times hanging around a ride that wasn't open...

                      And I have the card! If you want to see it, deposit $1K in small denomination Mickey Dollars in the mailbox on Main St!

                      Actually, I will probly see ya Saturday, Barfy. As long as you don't wander off...
                      I even asked my mom if i could leave Goofy' kitchen for about 20 minutes for the meet. she said no, so i was screwed. why didn't you all come to Goofy's kitchen?! Ha.

                      Saturday will do! You know the meet spot, correct? Thanks Pezz. I appreciate it it, but also apologize i was not at the meet, but i was in the parks.

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                      • #12
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                        Originally posted by DisneyIPresume View Post
                        Nice meeting you and your daughter. Too bad LostBoy couldn't be there though...
                        He was sorry too. Maybe he'll post a reply here. He did not know that Jennifer and I were going as I had done the Revlon Run/Walk the day before and did not know if I would be up to a trip to the park. He was at the meet the week before and if all goes well he tells me he might be there this Sunday.
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                        • #13
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                          Where was Bruce that day? Why didn't he come?

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                          • #14
                            Re: Mother's Day trip report, meet and my daughter's birthday

                            Originally posted by barfownz View Post
                            Where was Bruce that day? Why didn't he come?
                            He was home. He has to take public transportation from the valley or get's a ride with Liz from Downtown. He had been the previous week and may come this Sunday. I thought he would post here, but he must be working on his latest RCT and hasn't seen my email yet.
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                            • #15
                              Re: Mother's Day trip report, meet and my daughter's birthday

                              Great TR, thanks for sharing!

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