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Old 07-13-2015, 01:37 PM   #106
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Thanks for sharing! I always enjoy reading your TRs.
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sounds like a wonderful last day. thanks for sharing the trip with us.

It was definitely enjoyable last day. Thanks for following along!

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Thanks for sharing! I always enjoy reading your TRs.

Thank you for following along! I enjoy writing them although I always feel bad when I get behind.
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Good job finishing it up! I got stuck on day 3 of our WDW trip from last July. I guess I could go back and do it, you have inspired me!

IKWYM about dealing with a possible blow-up. My son isn't diagnosed ASD, and I don't think he meets criteria, but he goes through phases where he really gets stuck on certain disappointments or can't make a choice. He can definitely get tot he point of no-return if I don't respond firmly, and sometimes even if I do. Sucks when it happens in public, but that's just a normal human thing. Glad Hunter was able to turn it around with your guidance.

Your pic of the castle with the pxmas decorations up really gave me the feeling of being THERE. The DL castle is so much smaller and squatter. I have such nostalgia for it!

I still can't believe the view from your room, thanks for ending with that last pic.

Great TR!
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Good job finishing it up! I got stuck on day 3 of our WDW trip from last July. I guess I could go back and do it, you have inspired me!

IKWYM about dealing with a possible blow-up. My son isn't diagnosed ASD, and I don't think he meets criteria, but he goes through phases where he really gets stuck on certain disappointments or can't make a choice. He can definitely get tot he point of no-return if I don't respond firmly, and sometimes even if I do. Sucks when it happens in public, but that's just a normal human thing. Glad Hunter was able to turn it around with your guidance.

Your pic of the castle with the pxmas decorations up really gave me the feeling of being THERE. The DL castle is so much smaller and squatter. I have such nostalgia for it!

I still can't believe the view from your room, thanks for ending with that last pic.

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Thank you, I always seem to fall behind on my TR's but I do like finishing them. I think it's never too late to finish!

We walk a slippery slope with Hunter's meltdowns. It is really a judgement call any time one even looks like it might start. What we do or say can make a huge difference. Sometimes being firm is the best and other times we have to ignore it. This time I could tell if I didn't pull him aside and be really firm he was going to continue talking about it until he worked himself into a full meltdown. Thankfully, it worked and we were able to continue the day without incident.

I love Disneyland, but I agree the castle gets almost lost. I is beautiful and I wouldn't want them to change it.

Our view this trip was better than the last trip we took and we enjoyed it so much while we were there.

Thanks for following along.
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Thank you for finishing your trip report. You certainly packed a lot of things into your 5 day vacation!
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I loved reading this TR, even if I knew most of the info already I can't wait for the next one!
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You got a lot of sneak peeks. I remember texting with you the night they were doing the WoC practice. You must have been up late that night because we had a 3 hour time difference at that point.

I want to start a cruise PTR, but you know all the issues we are having with that. I don't want to start a PTR until we are sure we are not having to change it!
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I want to start a cruise PTR, but you know all the issues we are having with that. I don't want to start a PTR until we are sure we are not having to change it!
I remember telling Chris that you were getting to watch the practice. That was so cool to hear about. I know what you mean about the PTR, but it sounds like things may be getting sorted finally

I'm not sure when to start mine. I mean I still have 213 days to go, so it would be a lot of time to fill with talking.
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I'm not sure when to start mine. I mean I still have 213 days to go, so it would be a lot of time to fill with talking.

I think I will wait to start the PTR after the 75 day mark because then I know we are sticking with it even if Pat can't make it.

I usually start my WDW ones at about the 4-6 month mark. I like posting through the planning.
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I usually start my WDW ones at about the 4-6 month mark. I like posting through the planning.
My countdown on here shows 6 months and 30 days. I think when I get close to my ADR day (Sept 20) I'll start it.
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My countdown on here shows 6 months and 30 days. I think when I get close to my ADR day (Sept 20) I'll start it.

That sounds like a good place to start. I am planning to start mine at the 60 day mark which is only 9 days away!
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