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My Birthday Celebration at Walt Disney World

My husband and I stole away for a few days over the long Labor Day weekend to celebrate my birthday. Walt Disney World is one of our favorite places to go and we have celebrated birthdays for many of our family members there over the years, but this was the first time I have had the pleasure of celebrating my birthday in the parks. What fun it was! We arrived on Thursday evening at our favorite of Disney Vacation Club resorts. It also happens to be our D.V.C. home resort!
Upon entering our studio, I noticed Mickey had been around and left a birthday balloon and a card for me. Our celebration was off to a great start!
After our bags arrived in our room, it was still early enough to take one of the Walt Disney World transport buses to spend a couple of hours at  Disney's Magic Kingdom. One of the things we love about staying at Disney's Boardwalk Inn and Villas is its proximately to EPCOT's World Showcase. The resort is, depending on how fast you walk, easily only a five to …

A Special Man and a Special Request

Dear Readers,

If you happen to be reading my blog post, would you please take a moment to do this?
Our hearts are aching! On Friday, September 18, 2015, at the age of 48 years and after bravely fighting a 4-1/2 year battle with kidney cancer,a precious man whom we loved dearly drew his last breath, closed his eyes for the last time on earth and went to Paradise to spend eternity with his Savior, our Lord Jesus Christ. My husband and I loved him as if he were our own son. He and my daughter were high school sweethearts and parents of three beautiful children. If you care to read about him, I am providing a link here.

I have posted some pictures of Jimmy in the past and told you a little about his struggle. In this photo, taken on July 4, 2010. Jimmy is kneeling on far left front row. Jimmy is pictured with their family and friends here in the first photograph of the post. He is wearing the red shirt and sunglasses and friends in the photo are wearing their Kick out Cancer Canepa Stron…