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Old 10-07-2018, 08:29 PM   #16
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Welcome back PSha! I’m so sorry for the loss of both your Mom and Dad! {{{hugs}}}. I can’t wait to hear all about your upcoming trip!
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Old 10-07-2018, 11:16 PM   #17
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Sharon - So glad to see you posting again my friend! I can't wait to hear all about your trip! with your move!
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Old 10-07-2018, 11:41 PM   #18
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So good to see you back here, Sharon! I’m sorry about your folks.

Looking forward to hearing about your ABD trip to China. I’ve been a number of times and just love China. I’m sure ABD will do it right.
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Old 10-08-2018, 03:39 PM   #19
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Welcome back . Sorry to read about the loss of your parents. Looking forward to your trip report.
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Old 10-09-2018, 10:09 AM   #20
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So happy you're back, Sharon! But I am so, so sorry for the loss of your parents. I enjoyed reading about them in your trip reports.

Looking forward to your new trip. Wow, China! That is my dream trip.
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Old 10-09-2018, 01:03 PM   #21
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Hi Sharon! I'm so sorry to hear of your parents. I loved reading about their adventures with you and the family at WDW. And your dad always driving you to the airport.....

Glad to hear you're still exploring the world with ABD! Looking forward to this one. It'll be a great journey to reflect and be at peace.
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Old 10-09-2018, 01:12 PM   #22
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Welcome back! You were missed. I'm so sorry to hear about your parents. DH and I were in NYC last October and thought about our last encounter there with you!



Wow! What a trip you have coming up! All that life vicariously through your TRs will so thankful when you share all of your adventures. Safe travels!
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Old 10-10-2018, 11:08 PM   #23
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Sharon- I am so sorry about the loss of your parents. I remember your posts about your Dad driving you to the airport to start your Disney trips. Very happy that you will be writing and posting a trip report!!! Good luck on your moving.
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Old 10-11-2018, 02:21 PM   #24
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Thanks for all the support, everyone! Y'all are the best! I'd hoped to have my PTR already started, but it turns out that having to pack up everything you own and prepare for a 19-day holiday at the same time makes you a little busy! I'll be moving the day I return home (on a red-eye flight, no less). Whose idea was that?


Once I do get the PTR started (maybe tonight or tomorrow), I'll post a link here so nobody will miss it.
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Old 10-13-2018, 10:18 AM   #25
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Welcome back. We have missed your adventures. Sorry for the loss of your parents. I liked your comments about having been able to be close to them for all of life. Your trip to China sound fantastic. I will probably never get to make a trip like that so I am looking forward to following along with you whne you start to post your TR.
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Old 10-13-2018, 11:27 AM   #26
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back!!!! You have been so missed, and I can't wait to hear all about the China trip. (I just read the first installment and it looks amazing.) You write wonderful TR and I remember a lot of the wonderful adventures you shared with your lovely parents. I am so sorry to hear of their passing. It must have been extremely difficult to lose them both so close together. Sending you loads of as you continue the healing process and move forward with the beautiful memories you have of them.
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Old 10-13-2018, 01:25 PM   #27
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Itís great to see you back on here! I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your parents. I remember all of their antics from your trip reports, and it was great how close you all were! I am so excited that youíll be posting a TR for your trip!


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Old 10-13-2018, 02:46 PM   #28
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So sorry you lost both of your parents in such a short time. I loved reading about your adventures with both of them. Your trip reports are truly missed by everyone here, but I know we all look forward to reading about your ABD trip.
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Old 10-13-2018, 03:03 PM   #29
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Welcome back Sharon!
Very sorry to hear about the loss of both of your parents!


I've always enjoyed your TRs and look forward to your newest one!
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I'm so glad you're back! I love your trip reports!! I'm so sorry for the loss of your parents, how very sad . You're trip sounds fantastic and I can't wait to read all about it.
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