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Knoebels Trip Report - August 2008 The Radvons' 6th Annual Knoebels Sojourn - August 16 - 23, 2008.

Knoebels 2008 - Pre-Trip Report pg. 4

Posted 08-09-2008 at 09:04 AM by Chrissi

One week from right now, we'll be pulling out of the driveway to make the 2 + hour drive to Knoebels.

Today is the day we start filling out our packing lists. (A PassPorter's Club e-Worksheet.) I give everyone the same list and they check off what they want to bring and pencil in how many so all I have to do is go through their closets and dressers and count out what they want to bring and toss it in their luggage....
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Define "Vacation" (a footnote)

Posted 08-06-2008 at 11:47 PM by Chrissi
Updated 08-07-2008 at 12:15 PM by Chrissi
It's "Stay"cation Week on the Travel Channel. Staycation has way too many meanings.

1. Staying in the country and exploring the U.S.'s natural and scenic wonders to save on air fare.

2. Staying in-state and making an abbreviate road trip of all the places you always wanted to, but never got around to seeing.

3. Staying "close to home" which could mean on your half of the state, in your county, in your watershed,...
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Knoebels: A Look Back - with Pictures! (a footnote)

Posted 08-06-2008 at 10:56 PM by Chrissi
Updated 08-07-2008 at 12:31 PM by Chrissi
Here's an article I wrote about the park a few years back for PassPorter's email newsletter:

A Trip Back In Time: Knoebels Amusement Park (Part 1)
A Trip Back In Time: Knoebels Amusement Park (Part 2)

It was so much fun to write! I wish I could find someone to pay me to write a whole guidebook on it! I'd love to write more about my favorite park!

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Knoebels 2008 - Pre-Trip Report pg. 3

Posted 07-31-2008 at 10:24 PM by Chrissi
Updated 08-07-2008 at 12:13 PM by Chrissi

Made the final payment yesterday on our dues for the cottage this year. It was kind of funny. When I called, the lady who handles the dues payments recognized me by name and asked about the kitten we rescued during our trip last year! I was amazed to realize she didn't just remember us as our kitty's new family, but our new kitty girl's name, too. One more reason to love Knoebels. It's like being Norm and walking into Cheers....
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Knoebels 2008 - Pre-Trip Report pg. 2

Posted 07-27-2008 at 11:06 AM by Chrissi
Updated 08-07-2008 at 12:14 PM by Chrissi

20 days to go and we're nowhere near ready!

I started the process this week by picking up a new luggage set for DJ to replace his one-eyed, fang-toothed, monster Baggallini set. He's had it for 4 years and it's showing some major wear and tear - not to mention how hard it was last year to cram a week's worth of clothes for a 5 year old into those bags! It was well past time to graduate to a bigger set. Sadly,...
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