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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Disney Memories

I'm a finalist over at Just Spotted for their Disneyland Giveaway!
To enter we had to submit a Disney memory and now the blogsphere gets to vote on the winner.
Vote for me here (Eli's Lids, 4th one on the list) because I have the best memory ever...
Flash back to 1986.
I'm in Kindergarten and have the coolest parents ever... My favorite Disney memory includes Alice in Wonderland Japanese tourists and two Tweedles!!One morning before Kindergarten my mom said I could wear my Alice in Wonderland costume to school. Big news for a 5 year old!! I was excited to say the least! Then my mom told me that my dad was going to drive with us to school. I remember thinking “That’s odd. We usually walk and Daddy is usually at work by now.”
But, being a kiddo I just went with the flow.
We piled up in the Big Brown Osmobile Station Wagon and headed to school. The ride was taking longer than expected… especially considering that my school was only about 4 blocks away. My dad said he got lost and then I looked out the window and saw the Disneyland sign (the vintage sign, not the lame one they have now). My parents said they just ended up here and since we were here already we should just stay.
I agreed!
Right after we entered the park a HUGE group of Japanese tourists saw me (blue eyed blond girl in Alice in Wonderland garb) and swooped me up for pictures. A lot of pictures.
This made my parents laugh… still does. But is scared the p-diddy out of me!!
Later on in the day Tweedle Dee and Tweelle Dum almost nabbed me. I really thought they were going to take me to the land down the rabbit hole.
Now that I think about it the whole day was pretty traumatic!!
In a good way :)

(below is a snippet straight from my parent's scrapbook)
The pix from the day & entrance ticket from our adventure!
Now please go vote!
Check out Just Spotted and vote for Eli's Lids. We are the 4th one down!!

5 comments:

Rocketgurl said...

HA! Pretty cool memory and story.. I like that your parents took so many pics and even kept the admission stub.. Very cool!

Fresh said...

What an amazing memory! Your family sounds wonderful, and I'm off to vote.

Aimee said...

I love the accompanying pictures! I voted yesterday!

Diane said...

I voted for you and really think your story is a winner:)

blueviolet said...

That was the cutest story ever! I just voted for you. Good luck!!!

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