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  • Thu, 12:13: We have 9:30 reservations at Storytellers Cafe for the character breakfast and decided to go early.
  • Thu, 12:34: Oh look, Pin Traders is open early because it's Thursday, pin release day. Bought the new Stitch Fourth of July pin and...more stuff
  • Thu, 12:36: Had time to take pin purchases back to hotel, then on to Storytellers. Nice buffet with omelet station, eggs Benedict, caramel French toast
  • Thu, 12:43: Characters at Storytellers are Chip & Dale, Meeko from Pocohontas, Brother Bear. https://t.co/Fpyl6mjSHC
  • Thu, 12:44: Bother Bear is celebrating Krissi's birthday https://t.co/1RnOF4HAMV
  • Thu, 13:18: (Make that *Brother* Bear, Koda, in that last tweet...)
  • Thu, 13:18: Meeko, too. https://t.co/pDZHuBPwzX
  • Thu, 13:19: Well stuffed and caffeinated, we're off to DCA to ride Soarin Around the World again.
  • Thu, 14:27: Asked for and got Hangar B (middle), top row for the distortion- and feet-free view.
  • Thu, 14:30: Wandering to Hollywoodland, K is doing pressed coins for Shannon who sent her a list.
  • Thu, 14:44: Stoked thru Carsland. Too bright and hot to grab that free Photopass person for pictures. Moving on to Paradise Pier area.
  • Thu, 14:50: Paused at Lucky Fortune for iced drinks.
  • Thu, 15:22: Good all-female mariachi band was playing in the Pacific Wharf seating area--very nice.
  • Thu, 15:29: Rode King Tritons Carousel. https://t.co/dqkxlASsP1
  • Thu, 15:52: Hiked around the Paradise Pier lagoon, now taking a water break on a somewhat shaded bench in front of Little Mermaid ride
  • Thu, 16:12: Green Army Men arrived in front of Little Mermaid ride to recruit some kids for their toy box. https://t.co/jqeGeVT5Fq
  • Thu, 16:24: Pressing more pennies for S at Julius Katz store near front of DCA.
  • Thu, 19:12: We decided we'd had enough sun and heat and abandoned a plan to pop into DL for a retreat to the hotel to start packing.
  • Thu, 21:39: Hey, the second set of room keys for the last night of our stay worked, first time!
  • Thu, 21:44: Spent some time with our feet up, then started the process of spreading the weight of pins among suitcases. Clothes fit in around pins. :)
  • Thu, 21:47: We planned a meetup with Terry and Annette at the DL hotel's 4:15 trading session. This turned into a marathon trade between Krissi & Terry
  • Thu, 21:48: Annette and I chatted happily while K and T traded. Finally broke up our visit around 6:30 so we could head to dinner at Cafe Orleans
  • Thu, 21:52: Terry and Krissi and their traded pins. https://t.co/tY5On1aqsG
  • Thu, 21:53: Terry and Annette https://t.co/LMDXDOtKM8
  • Thu, 21:54: Caught the monorail back into Disneyland.
  • Thu, 22:25: Decided we didn't have time to do a ride and headed to Cafe Orleans. K is getting a Monte Cristo, I'm trying a braised beef crepe.
  • Thu, 23:06: Birthday Mickey beignet with candle. https://t.co/T69kL8jStU
  • Thu, 23:37: We are both too full to ride rides, decided to see if we can find a viewing spot for Paint the Night near small world.
  • Thu, 23:48: Weeknight crowds or no, parade route is lined up 5 or more deep. We found a bench within hearing, may get glimpses.
  • Thu, 23:49: Will try to trail the parade to the hub for fireworks, if that doesn't work we may declare the evening done.
  • Fri, 00:34: Distant view of parade https://t.co/7GMhvnnine
  • Fri, 00:35: Plan to trail the parade worked for a while, then everyone was forced to hang a right into Frontierland.
  • Fri, 00:36: Meanwhile, announcement of possible fireworks cancellation due to upper levee winds. It's now 9:35, haven't heard another announcement
  • Fri, 00:58: Fireworks were cancelled. We started for monorail after the crowds eased a bit, then spotted space on a bench on Main St.
  • Fri, 00:59: With a seat for the hour long wait, maybe we'll see the second parade after all....
  • Fri, 01:01: https://t.co/fP1HUOxd7z
  • Fri, 03:00: We waited it out--saw Paint the Night from our bench right where the parade route turns to go around the hub, inches from performers.
  • Fri, 03:07: When can we do this again, I never want this to end, when can we do this again..... https://t.co/A4foI6AhDv
  • Fri, 03:09: Back at hotel, doing a little more packing. Will finish in the morning, eat breakfast at hotel, then to airport.
  • Fri, 11:29: Got up around 7, bags are packed and closed up. Headed to Steakhouse 55 for breakfast.



Nancy Barber

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