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.::Sunshine, Most Times::.

Friday, September 29, 2006

Well, another week

Down the tubes! And while it's been interesting, I've already commented below. So that leaves our usual. Besides, I have to get the house cleaned up today. Since the "River BIL" is having a party tomorrow, and I will probably be too tired Sunday to do all that cleaning. At least, I'll be able to deal with the house while nobody's home. It's much easier to clean without 3 kids coming up behind you making more messes! And Jon is planning on getting off early, so we'll probably go to lunch. There's just not alot of stuff around here to eat right now ( Since Sat. is the day we do the grocery shopping). And since I'm "jonesing" for some chinese- well that settles that!

Here's some "useful" info:
.............................
Proof That The World Is CRACKERS


In Lebanon, men are legally allowed to have sex with animals, but the
animals must be female. Having sexual relations with a male animal is
punishable by death.
(Like THAT makes sense.)
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*


In Bahrain, a male doctor may legally examine a woman's genitals, but is
prohibited from looking directly at them during the examination. He may only
see their reflection in a mirror.

(Do they look different reversed?)
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*

Muslims are banned from looking at the genitals of a corpse. This also
applies to undertakers. The sex organs of the deceased must be covered with
a brick or piece of wood at all times.


(A brick?)
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*

The penalty for masturbation in Indonesia is decapitation.

(Much worse than "going blind!")
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*


There are men in Guam whose full-time job is to travel the countryside
And deflower young virgins, who pay
Them for the privilege of having sex
For the first time

Reason: under Guam law, it is expressly forbidden for virgins to marry.


(Let's just think for a minute; is there
Any job anywhere else in the world that even comes close to this?)
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*


In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her adulterous
husband, but may only do so with her bare hands.
The husband's illicit lover, on the other hand, may be killed in any
manner desired.


(Ah! Justice!)
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*


Topless saleswomen are legal in Liverpool, England - but only in tropical
fish stores.

(But of course!)
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
In Cali, Colombia, a woman may only have sex with her husband, and the
first time this happens, her mother must be in the room to witness the act.

(Makes one shudder at the thought.)
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~

In Santa Cruz, Bolivia, it is illegal for a man to have sex with a woman
and her daughter at the same time.

(I presume this was a big enough problem that they had to pass this law?)
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*

In Maryland, it is illegal to sell condoms from vending machines with one
exception: Prophylactics may be dispensed from a vending machine only "in
places where alcoholic beverages are sold for consumption on the premises."


(Is this a great country or what?
Well, not as great as Guam!)
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*

Banging your head against a wall uses
150 calories an hour.


(Who volunteers for this stuff?)
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.

(Is that why Flipper was always smiling?)
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*

The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30 times its own weight
and
Always falls over on its right side
When intoxicated.
(From drinking little bottles of???)


(Did the government pay for this research??)
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*

Butterflies taste with their feet.

(Ah, geez.)
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*


An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
(I know some people like that.)

*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
Starfish don't have brains.

(I know some people like that, too.)
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*

And, the best for last?

Turtles can breathe through their butts.


(And I thought I had bad breath in the morning!)
...........................................
Scary- truly scary!

Have a great Friday all!
Peace and Love, KC!

Invisioned on |8:27 AM|

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Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Timing is everything

At least, it is with me lately. While I said that I wanted to go the 5* for the Orlando concert, I'm afraid I've had to come to some "grown-up" decisions. I WILL be going- but I'm using the fan club pre-sale instead.
1- The ticket costs. I have found out in the last few days that the person I *thought* would give me a ride to the concert ( therefore relieving me of buying 2 tickets at the ILAA costs) is now not so sure he can go. His father has been ill, and is having major surgery tonight. I just can' pressure him on this at this time- nor would I think to.

2- THAT ride situation. IF I can't get a ride with someone, I'll have to take someone with me. Which means probably Becky. Which means the cost of 2 tickets. Which means that the $275 per is just not doable right now. Yes, I have the money per se, but Christmas is coming, and I'm not going to be able to justify to hubby ( or myself for that matter) spending $550 on a concert that technically I've already seen this tour. 1 ticket- yes. 2 tickets........... :(

3- Timing. The ILAA presale starts today at 3 pm. I will be at work, and with no internet access until at least 8pm, so it just won't happen ( though I thank you for your offer Kim!!!!). The fan club pre-sale starts at 10am this morning, so I can do that myself before work. And if the worst happens, and I can not make the show- I won't be out so much money. So that's what I'll do.

I'll still take the ride if it comes. Mr. P still wants to take the wife and kidlet ( he is the one who's father is ill). But until he has the time/money/peace to make that decision, I can't in all good conscience bug him on it. And I hate to bug Scar and Sha- they have their own lives to live. I'm still hoping perhaps I can convince someone else to go with me. Perhaps another co-worker ( I've heard of a couple that would be interested- but I haven't pursued it due to the other stuff). So I'll be here at 10am, buying hopefully really good seats. At least there is ONE thing I'm sure of- It'll be a great show! Cross your fingers for me!!!

As for the rest of life- it's been pretty good. "G" is our new manager, and so far it's going good. He's basically just getting a feel for the store before he makes some suggestions on anything he'd like to change ( UNLIKE "D"- who came in changing everything the first week!!) I'm sure we'll all get on- he's been a manager for awhile now, so he knows what's what. It's still too early to judge whether or not this will work out, but at least it's going smoother than when "D" took over. That alone is cause for celebration!!!

Well, I have a few things to do this morning before work. I just thought I'd touch base with you all, and let you know what's up! I'm off the rest of the week- so you know I'll be back :-)

Peace and Love!
KC!

P.S.- Did you know ( and I just noticed this in the e-mails) that the Journey fan's presale starts 3pm EDT- And ours starts at 10am EDT. That means we get first dibbs on the tickets! COOL BEANS!!

Section F1 ( front center!) Row D, #36 & 37
Front section, 4th row, about center as best as I can tell!!!!
WOO FLIPPIN' HOOOOOOOO!!!!!!

Invisioned on |7:06 AM|

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Friday, September 22, 2006

"Ding Dong..

The Witch is dead, the wicked witch, the mean ol' witch"

Well, that's what we were singing today at about 4 pm. "D" is gone! Finito, history, BYE-BYE!!!! She supposedly knew about the "switch", but said nothing. She just took her stuff and left. At about 4pm, we looked at Julie ( our other Pharmacist) and said " I think your on!" and that was that. "D" didn't say good-bye, or anything. She hadn't really talked to any of us for the past few days. Well, she talked to me, but as I was off last week when the Sh*t hit the fan, she probably thought I had nothing to do with her demotion. But if she knew that I had been in contact with all the "Powers that be" all along and that I was probably instrumental in her leaving- well, water under the bridge at this point! But we found something else out today. It seems she's on vacation for the next 2 weeks. Anyone want to lay bets on whether she comes back at all???......

Well, aside from that, and me waiting to hear when the pre-sales for the Orlando date are- there's really not much to say. I'll be back tomorrow with more, no doubt. But since it IS Friday..... ;-)

.....................................
A Chinese couple gets married - and she's a virgin.
Truth be told, he is not too experienced either.

On the wedding night, she gets naked under the sheets as
her husband undresses. He climbs in next to her and tries to be
reassuring. "My darring" he says, "I know dis yo firss time and you
berry frighten. I pomise you, I give you anyting you want, I do anyting
juss anyting you want.. Whatchou want?" he says, trying to sound
experienced, which he hopes will impress his virgin bride.

A thoughtful silence follows and he waits patiently (and
eagerly) for her request. She eventually replies shyly and unsure, "I
want to try somethin I have hear about ..numbaa 69".

More thoughtful silence, this time from him. Eventually,
in a puzzle tone he queries... "You want... chicken wiff broccoli?
(HARHARHAR)
................................
We have a 2-Fer today!! And no, I'm not trying to mock other peoples. These are just too funny!!!
...............................

Subject: Sex, Church & Pancakes


Teen age sex:

The mother of a 17-year-old girl was concerned that her daughter was having sex.
Worried the girl might become pregnant and adversely impact the family's
status, she consulted the family doctor.
The doctor told her that teenagers today were very willful and any attempt
to stop the girl would probably result in rebellion. He then told her to
arrange for her daughter to be put on birth control and until then, talk to
her and give her a box of condoms.
Later that evening, as her daughter was preparing for a date, the woman >told
her about the situation and handed her a box of condoms.
The girl burst out laughing and reached over to hug her mother saying:
"Oh Mom! You don't have to worry about that! I'm dating Susan!"

Church:

A man went to church one day and afterward he stopped to shake the
preacher's hand. He said "Preacher, I'll tell you, that was a damned fine
sermon. Damned good!"
The preacher said, "Thank you sir, but I'd rather you didn't use profanity."

The man said, "I was so damned impressed with that sermon I put five
thousand dollars in the offering plate!"
The preacher said, "No shit?"

Pancakes:

Brenda and Steve took their six-year-old son to the doctor.
With some hesitation, they explained that although their little angel
appeared to be in good health, they were concerned about his rather small
penis.
After examining the child, the doctor confidently declared, "Just feed him
pancakes. That should solve the problem."
The next morning when the boy arrived at breakfast, there was a large stack
of warm pancakes in the middle of the table.
"Gee, Mom," he exclaimed. "For me?"
"Just take two," Brenda replied. "The rest are for your father."
...............................

Well, I'm gonna go surfing for a bit. You all have a great weekend. Even though I work Sunday, I have a feeling all will be good!

Peace and Love,
KC!

Invisioned on |5:55 PM|

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Tuesday, September 19, 2006

The Good!

November 5- TD Waterhouse- ORLANDO FL!

YIPPEEEEE!!!! Now I have to convince the Hubby to let me go again. And to find someone to go with/ride with. I know he won't let me drive over there alone ( or more to the point- drive HOME after!) It would be crazy on my part anyway! It's not the "straight-shot" that the venue in Kissimmee was. The Waterhouse is smack-dab in the middle of downtown. Which means the usual traffic getting out, plus about an extra 1/2 hour drive. But I don't care. I want 5-star tickets, and I want front row!!! I am pleasantly surprised that they are playing this venue though. It's a big place ( the Magic play there!) and Not a venue I thought they would concider. I mean- the BIG names play there- Green Day, Clapton, Eagles, Stones. You know-the ones that are selling out all over. I've already contacted that DJ I love- to let him get the word out! Let's hope they sell the place out. It'd be nice to say that they could!

The Bad
Rhonda had mentioned her iPod playlist on her blog. Well, I took a look at MY top 25 this morning. (I know- I should have been heavily medicated first but...... ;-) ) This is what is shows:



The Corrs??? Ok, so I like the Corrs- no shame in that. But as with Rhonda- my absolute favorite song- "Where does Love Go When It Dies" comes in at 4th??????? Not right I tell you! And while DL figures prominantly in my top 25- not quite WHERE I thought they would be! So I obviously have someone messing with mine as well. Becky- are you messing with my iTunes? Stick with your own library G/F! lol!

The Ugly
Well, we got the news we wanted. It seems that "D" will be with us for just a few days more. Mr. P has seen to it! He finally got our Pharmacy supervisor to the store, sat his arse down and said that- And I quote- "She's chased away 1/2 our customers, and if we don't do something soon, she'll manage to chase away the rest of the staff back there. I'm not losing the best pharmacy staff in south county- because of her incompetance!!! She's playing one person off the other, and 3 of them have either left the store in anger ( that would be me folks!) or in tears. Get her out of my store, or I'm taking it up the ladder!" ( up the corporate ladder that is- in other words- over this guy's head! Which is procedure, but not one the supervisor wants!!!) She doesn't know about the switch- he told us all in confidence. I know I just have to deal with her until the end of the week- she'll be told about the switch either Thursday or Friday. The guy they're bringing in is from another store. I've worked with him before, and I know that while he may not be another "Major Tom"- he's damn-sure better than "D"! So it's back in "wait-and-see" mode. I had already put out feelers to 2 other stores in the area ( that I was looking to get out of there!) So if he doesn't work out- I have options. I'd just hate to leave a store where I know 3/4th of the customers by name. And they know me as well. But I'm at a point with this company that I just don't care to go through all that stress. I got out of management because of it. Stress killed my Dad at the age of 52- I'm NOT following in his footsteps. Sorry Dad- that's just the way it plays for me. I intend to watch Kimmie's kids grow up. So that's where it stands now. At least you all won't have to listen to my rants about "D" anymore! That alone is cause for celebration. Too bad I work the night shift tonight lol!

Well, that's it for now. Jeez- I finally had a whole bunch of stuff to post about! Scary ain't it :P!

Peace and Love to all!
KC

Invisioned on |7:30 AM|

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Friday, September 15, 2006

I'm addicted..

To the Melodic Rock forums. Most specifically the Journey one. I swear there are some serious looney's on that board! And have you all gone over to the Journey-site forum? I've always thought that some of the DL fans were a little over-zealous, but some of the ones over on "Back Talk" make those look like normal people!! You'd swear some of those people were teenagers, not women in their 40's/50's. I know we can get a little swoony ( is that a word?) over Joe/Sav/Phil/Viv/Rick, but these women are SOOOO beyond what we could ever come up with! Oh, and they have a "Viv fan club" started? Scary, truly scary!

I had yesterday off- well at least I thought it would be a peaceful day. But the school called- Yup- Kimmie had head lice again!!! WTF! She's fine all summer- no problems- and a couple of weeks into school and here we go again! I mentioned this to the school nurse along with explaining about last year and the fact that she never had problems with this before. She said that she'd look into it. She acknowledged that it seemed pretty damning that Kim would go all summer ( not to mention all those years of daycare) without a problem, and the minute she gets to school BAM! So I spent the day treating heads and washing sheets/towels/blankets. Which I would have done anyway this weekend, but I HAD planned a nice quiet day of surfing/reading/movies. BLEH! I'm going to do the extreme this time- I'm dying Kim's hair. Not funky or anything- her regular hair color. But Lice don't like hair that's been "tampered" with. And since I can't get her to go with the hairspray/mousse deal ( and it makes her hair look really strange anyway!)I'm just going to nip this in the bud. Andy said he'd go for that too, since he goes to her school ( and they spend alot of time together here at home!) He said he'd rather do that than deal with catching them from her again! Don't blame the boy at all! So we're having a "L'oreal" party here this weekend lol!

Aside from those loverly things, not much new to report. Although there's a rumor going around that "D" has applied for a job over at our mail-order facility in Orlando. We all think that she'd be wonderful at that position- and hope she get's the job ;-)*insert sarcastic smilie here* We'll even give her a wonderful going-away party. I wonder if you can fit: " Don't let the door hit you in the ass on the way out" on a cake??????
* end of the catty portion of this program*

Sorry- it's been a week!!

So, what else- OH YEAH! The Funnies! DOH!
............................................. A Spanish teacher was explaining to her class
that in Spanish, unlike English,
nouns are designated as either
masculine or feminine."House"
for instance,is feminine:"la casa."
"Pencil," however,is masculine:"el lapiz."

A student asked,"What gender is 'computer'?"

Instead of giving the answer,
the teacher split the class into two groups,
male and female,and asked them to decide
for themselves whether "computer" was a
masculine or a feminine noun.

Each group was asked to give four reasons
for its recommendation.

The men's group decided that "computer"
should definitely be of the feminine gender
("la computadora"),
because:
1. No one but their creator
understands their internal logic;

2. The native language
they use to communicate
with other computers is
incomprehensible to everyone else;

3. Even the smallest mistakes
are stored in long term memory
for possible later retrieval; and

4. As soon as you make
a commitment to one,
you find yourself spending
half your paycheck
on accessories for it.

(THIS GETS BETTER!)
The women's group,however, concluded
that computers should be Masculine
("el computador"),because:

1. In order to do anything
with them, you have to turn them on;

2. They have a lot of data
but still can't think for themselves;

3. They are supposed
to help you solve problems,
but half the time
they ARE the problem; and

4. As soon as you commit to one,
you realize that if you
had waited a little longer,
you could have gotten
a better model.
The women won
............................................
And this one came to me from our own Hippy Chick ;-)
Subject: The Wal*Mart Greeter


A very loud, unattractive, mean-acting woman walks into Wal-Mart with her two kids in tow, screaming obscenities at them all the way through the entrance.


The Wal-Mart Greeter says,"Good Morning and welcome to Wal-Mart .... Nice children you've got there - are they twins?"


The ugly woman stops screaming long enough to say,"Hell no they ain't, the oldest one, he's 9 and the younger one,she's 7. Why the hell would you think they're twins? ........ Are you blind or just stupid? Do you really think they look alike?"




"No", replies the greeter. "I just couldn't believe you got laid twice!"
....................................

Have a good weekend all!
Peace and Love, KC!

P.S. ( Isn't it good that this is a "p.s."??!!!) Went to the Oncologist this past Weds. Everything is looking great! But I won't be going to get the port out until after the new year. Which is good, concidering I don't think I have any sick time left to take this year!!
* Doing my little happy dance about this*
Peace, KC

Invisioned on |7:58 AM|

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Monday, September 11, 2006

In Memory



May our thoughts be with all the family's whose lives were changed that day 5 years ago. You are not forgotten.



Well, another week starts. Even though I did work yesterday, and therefore I only work through Weds. this week. And Weds. morning I have my check-up with Dr. N. Which should go well, as I had all my tests taken last week, and haven't heard anything from them. If something showed up on those tests I think they'd have called me right away. At least, they have in the past. So I think I'll just be checking in with him, for questions and such. Perhaps he'll set up a date to have this IV port taken out. It would be nice, since I'm really not using the darn thing! But that requires time-off again, and I'm really not looking forward to that. I may have to wait until after the first of the year. I don't have but a few days vacation time left- and NO sick time ( the kids and I have used all that up I think- I'll have to check on that!) So we'lll have to see.

I do have to try and make an appointment with my regular Dr. though. I woke up yesterday morning with what seems to be an infection in my left eyelid. It's all swollen, and hurts like the devil! I'm not due into work until noon, so hopefully I can get in to see him. If not it will just have to wait until Dr. N. sees me. I'm sure he can get me something for it.

And with that, I'm off to check around and see how you all are doing. And get ready for work.
Have a great Monday everyone
Love, and especially today- PEACE!
KC

Invisioned on |7:39 AM|

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Saturday, September 09, 2006

Godspeed!

Space Shuttle Atlantis!



( That's Kimmie in the background talking!)
Taken from the street in front of my house this morning. That's the "cheap" thrill for the day folks- it don't get any better lol!

Just thought I'd share :-)

Have a great weekend all!
Peace and Love, KC!

Invisioned on |1:57 PM|

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Friday, September 08, 2006

BLEH!

The end of the week, and I have to work on Sunday. At least I work with Julie, and not "D"!

Still no new concert dates down here, but there's still time, and plenty of empty "days" for those dates to fill into! So I'll just sit and wait. Of course, it will probably be announced while I'm at work, or unable to get to the computer. So if they DO announce it- someone text me or something. Could make my workday go much better ;-)

Aside from that, there really isn't anything else going on. Just the same old same old. So I'll get right to what you all come here today for:

Gotta Love the South


The owner of a business in North Carolina was confused about paying
an invoice, so he decided to ask his secretary for some mathematical help.
He called her into his office and said, "You graduated from Appalachian
State University in North Carolina and I need some help. If I were to
give you $20,000, minus 14%, how much would you take off?"

The secretary thought for a moment, then replied, "Everything but
my earrings."

You gotta love those North Carolina women.

=================================

A group of Clemson friends went deer hunting and paired off in twos
for the day. That night, one of the hunters returned alone, staggering
under the weight of an eight-point buck.

"Where's Henry?" the others asked.

"Henry had a stroke of some kind. He's a couple of miles back up the
trail," the successful hunter replied.

"You left Henry laying out there and carried the deer back?"
they inquired.

"A tough call," nodded the hunter. "But I figured no one was going
to steal Henry!"

Gotta love those SC boys!

=================================

Regarding the year 2000, a senior at WCU (that's Western
Carolina University) was overheard saying .. "When the end of the world
comes, I hope to be in North Carolina."

When asked why, he replied he'd rather be in N.C. because everything
happens 20 years later than in the rest of the civilized world.

=================================

The young man from Alabama came running into the store and said to
his buddy, "Bubba, somebody just stole your pickup truck from the parking
lot!"

Bubba replied, "Did you see who it was?"

The young man answered, "I couldn't tell, but I got the license
number!"

=================================

A Georgia State trooper pulled over a pickup on I-85. The
trooper asked, "Got any ID?"

The driver replied, "Bout whut?

=================================

A man in Tennessee had a flat tire, pulled off on the side of the
road, and proceeded to put a bouquet of flowers in front of the car and
one behind it. Then he got back in the car to wait.

A passerby studied the scene as he drove by and was so curious he
turned around and went back. He asked the fellow what the problem was.

The man replied, "I have a flat tire."

The passerby asked, "I can see that, but what's with the flowers?"

The man responded, "When you break down on the road, they tell you
to put flares in front of your car and behind it too! I never did
understand it neither."

.....................................

HARHARHAR!

Well, have a good weekend all! I'll try to get here tomorrow for a bit ( if I can get Hubby off the darn thing!)

Peace and Love, KC!

Invisioned on |9:32 AM|

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Thursday, September 07, 2006

Well, this has been a boring week!

Work, work, and more work. Then today on my only day off- Mom calls. It seems that her TV in the livingroom up and died. Which is ok, except she forgot to tell me that she sprained her ankle at work the other day, and it off work for at least 2 weeks! So being totally bored out of her mind- she inlisted me to help her find a new one. Well, of course, along with the new TV- she had to get a new stand as well. And OF COURSE I had to put together said stand! So I spent my afternoon at her house putting the darn thing together! And she would pick one with a thousand stupid little pieces/parts/gadgets/stuff!!! So much for my quiet day off!

So I'm going to go relax for a while. Tonight starts that time of year that I love so much- FOOTBALL!!!!!!! And who might you ask starts off the televised portion of this new season?:



GO BLACK AND GOLD!!!!

Should be an interesting night in the Fine household. They're playing the Miami Dolphins, which is Jon's favorite team. Wanna take bets on who's gonna sleep on the couch tonight??? ;-)

I'll catch you all tomorrow morning, for our usual!
Peace and Love, KC!

Invisioned on |2:54 PM|

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Sunday, September 03, 2006

So.......

We got the kids off to school, and we left for Orlando. We really didn't have any idea what would happen, but I at least knew it would be a good day. I mean- it's VERY rare for Jon and I to get time alone. Doubly hard for us to go somewhere like this without them in tow. And I forgot how much fun it is to NOT have to deal with the usual: "Are we there yet"," I'm hungry/thirsty/bored", "I want/don't want to ride this", " MOMMMMMMM- He/she hit/touched/bugged MEEEEE!!!"

And so we got there about 10am. Found out the park was only open until 6pm, which was ok. I mean, we still wanted to have dinner somewhere, and get home at a decent time. Universal has 3 sections down here. There's the main Universal Studios park, Islands of Adventure park, and Universal Citywalk- which connects the other two. Citywalk has the Hard Rock Cafe, along with Margaritaville ( Jimmy Buffet's place), Emeril's, and others. So we had plenty of things to keep us busy. First stop:

The HULK! WOW! That was one fast, cool coaster. One of the things I love is a good rollercoaster. I know- some think I'm crazy. But I just love getting spun around upside-down and backwards. They have a couple here, and we rode them all!!




"Frostbite Falls" aka- the waterflume ride. Islands of Adventure is divided into sections. There's Marvel Superheros land ( where the Hulk is) Toon Town, Jurassic Park, The Lost Continent, and Seussville. Something for everyone, although what I really wanted to get I could not find. One of my favorite cartoons back when I was young was Rocky and Bullwinkle. I wanted a "Whatsamatayou" university T-shirt. Even though they had this major ride from that cartoon, I could not find a single R & B thing to get at any of the shops. Boy- was I pissed!


The entrance to the Lost Continent section.( I have a thing for gargoyles and other medieval creatures!) Notice that I look a little worse for wear? I had just done the flume ride, and was thoroughly drenched!


Dueling Dragons coaster. that was as close as I could get at the time. We had to put all bags in a locker before getting on the major rides, and after we got off it a storm came barreling through. We had to spend almost an hour hiding in the bar across the way, waiting for the rain/lightening to stop. I could not believe the number of people walking around, while the ( very vicious) lightening was happening. Guess they all had a death wish!

So, we finished up the day buying some gifts. Oh, and where did we have our anniversary dinner you ask?? :


OH YEAH BABY!
I can say only this: I have tried for several years to get a reservation at this place. I've called as early as 6 months ahead, with absolutely no luck. But walk up to the place at 5:45, damp and bedraggled, and ask if they have a spot and BAM! 2 seats at the chef's bar!!! And I'll say this much; the food was everything you'd expect. Delicious just doesn't cut it- It was amazing-squared. The service was outstanding, and the price- well, it wasn't cheap- but it was no more expensive than our favorite "classy" restarant here in town. Which is where we would have gone if we had just gone to dinner alone. So no big in my opinion. And Jon can now smile and say he's eaten at his favorite chef's place. Which was worth every penny.

Since this park is quite literally in the middle of downtown Orlando, they don't have the usual large, spread out parking lots. Actually, the have 2 very large parking garages. Well, we happened to park on the top level of one. This is what we saw while we left:



A beautiful end to a beautiful day.

We had a blast. And I was dead exhausted yesterday. Which only goes to show that while I still think like a kid- my body is not as young as it used to be. ;-)

SO I've got some cleaning to do. And I'll have to check back here tomorrow. There's a rumor about a tour date in Orlando in November. Fingers crossed all! This time I WILL GET THE 5 STAR!! I'll go alone if I have to!

Hope you all are having a great holiday weekend!

Peace and Love, KC!

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