Disney · Disney World · travel

The Great Movie Ride- A Fond Farewell To An Old Friend

“Hooray for Hollywood!”   I can’t believe the end of an era has come.  Even as I know that it’s time- that The Great Movie Ride has spanned a 28 year career and has earned her retirement- the burden of “goodbye” still weighs heavily. Working at the Studios for nearly four years was such a… Continue reading The Great Movie Ride- A Fond Farewell To An Old Friend

Disney · Disney World · travel · vacation

Sid Cahuenga- A {Disney} Hollywood Legend

“The Hollywood that never was, and always will be.” It’s a sentiment that draws on the idealist in us all.  It invokes images of the pre-war Hollywood we all fantasize about, filled with glamour and always slightly untouchable.  It’s a Hollywood that never truly existed, except in our imaginations.  And Sid Cahuenga is the physical… Continue reading Sid Cahuenga- A {Disney} Hollywood Legend

texas · travel · vacation

Gruene, TX- The Town That Stress Forgot

Tucked in the Texas hill country, there’s a place where Harley Davidsons line the streets alongside golf carts.  Where bikers, babies, and recreational tubers sit together, enjoying music, wine, the atmosphere…  If you’re driving along I-35, you’ll miss it, because the highway system bypassed it decades ago.  It’s a welcoming haven for anyone who visits.… Continue reading Gruene, TX- The Town That Stress Forgot

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“Take It Off and Shake It Off”- The Unspoken Camaraderie of A Summer Disney Day

Navigating Disney World in the summer can be challenging- it’s crowded, it’s hot, the kids are tired, you’re tired, and it rains.  For those who don’t spend their free time tracking central Florida weather- although I can’t imagine who that would be- there is one vital thing to know- summer is a rainy, rainy season.… Continue reading “Take It Off and Shake It Off”- The Unspoken Camaraderie of A Summer Disney Day

san antonio · travel

The San Antonio Fire Museum- An Unparalled Look Into Our Everyday Heroes

Just a block from the Alamo, in the heart of downtown San Antonio, sits a stately stone building teeming with history and character.  Built in 1938 and once used as the Central Fire Headquarters, this classic historic structure now houses the San Antonio Fire Museum. This fire station is not only embedded in the history… Continue reading The San Antonio Fire Museum- An Unparalled Look Into Our Everyday Heroes

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Summer San Antonio Bucket List

When you grow up in an area, you tend to take for granted everything it has to offer.  Even as you hear about new or improved happenings, you may give it a passing acknowledgement, but then go about your business.  Routines are fantastic.  I’m a strong supporter of routines and having regular, familiar places to… Continue reading Summer San Antonio Bucket List

texas · travel · vacation

What Makes A Good Texan, Anyway…?

In my travels, I’ve gotten to see countless different ways of living and being.  I’ve questioned, and still question, where I belong. I’m a Texas girl.  Born and raised in San Antonio, I’ve spent the vast majority of my life in Texas (minus the years I lived in Florida).  If there was ever a place… Continue reading What Makes A Good Texan, Anyway…?