Disney Flower & Garden (and food!) – Monday

We had a late flight out on Monday so we had pretty much a full day to spend at a park. Even fuller once we learned our flight was delayed by 2 hours. Fortunately this time we had a rental car, so we could plan accordingly. We had 4:45 dinner reservations at Boma, so we spent the day at Animal … Continue Reading →

Disney Flower & Garden (and food!) – Sunday

Sunday morning we headed for the Magic Kingdom. We hit Space Mountain first and since there was only a 10 minute wait, we went on it once. And then we got off and did it a second time. Slightly longer wait, but still not bad. We saved our Fasspass for Splash Mountain. We acquired the Fast Pass and then went … Continue Reading →

Disney Flower & Garden (and food!) – Saturday

Saturday we headed to Hollywood Studios in the morning since when we were here for the Princess we weren’t able to get on Tower of Terror. We fast-passed it this time and then headed over to Star Tours. We went on twice in a row with little wait and got two scenarios we hadn’t gotten before (Hoth and Coruscant) and … Continue Reading →

Disney Flower & Garden (and food!) – Friday

Doug and I enjoyed the Food & Wine festival at Epcot so much that when they added food to the Flower & Garden festival, I was able to talk him into going for a weekend. Much as I love cheering my friends, it was nice to go to Disney with no races and no real agenda. Other than to eat … Continue Reading →


Chris, who is one of our awesome professional photographers at work got a few pics of my with the JWST full-scale model at SXSW (at my request). Here they are! And yep, the real spacecraft will be this big!

US Capitol tour

Since I’m home sick I thought I would post some pictures! Janine currently works at the Capitol and had offered us a tour – and we finally took her up on it! I took lots of pics – except where I couldn’t take pics, which was in the actual House floor, where the State of the Union address happens. No … Continue Reading →