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Old 11-14-2018, 01:58 PM   #31
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Aww! Now you've done it! My eyes are sweating! I don't have a specific story, just memories of virtual hugs in tough times (like when my DM died) and happy times (like when my DD surprised me in WDW after telling me she wouldn't be able to make it). I've never been to a group meet or had individual encounters, but I'm always on the look out for PPs when I'm in the parks. There are many people here it would be fun to meet IRL, and a couple in particular, who seem to go out of their way to make others feel welcome and included (I'm looking at you, Cam and Cheryl!).
Thank you, Jennifer, for creating this space to share and vent and be with people who understand the goodness of pixie dust.
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Old 11-14-2018, 08:15 PM   #33
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Cam... you and your beautiful Stefanie are forever etched in my heart. I've always been profoundly touched and inspired by your collective strength, courage, and joy for life (and Disney).
Now you made me cry. Thank you!
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Aww! Now you've done it! My eyes are sweating! I don't have a specific story, just memories of virtual hugs in tough times (like when my DM died) and happy times (like when my DD surprised me in WDW after telling me she wouldn't be able to make it). I've never been to a group meet or had individual encounters, but I'm always on the look out for PPs when I'm in the parks. There are many people here it would be fun to meet IRL, and a couple in particular, who seem to go out of their way to make others feel welcome and included (I'm looking at you, Cam and Cheryl!).
Thank you, Jennifer, for creating this space to share and vent and be with people who understand the goodness of pixie dust.
Now my eyes are sweating, too. Honest, if you ever see me at the parks, you must give me a holler.
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. There are many people here it would be fun to meet IRL, and a couple in particular, who seem to go out of their way to make others feel welcome and included (I'm looking at you, Cam and Cheryl!).
Ok, there's definitely an outbreak of sweating eyes here now! Thank you so much and I hope we do get to meet up one day in real life. I'm now posting our future travel plans in my trip reports Facebook group, as it's closed and not open to the public, so I don't mind adding those details in there.
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I'm sorry... I didn't mean to do that! Just wanted you to know how very special you are!
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They were happy tears. Thank you so much!
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So back in the summer of 2006, I was at the book store looking in the travel section- looking for a Walt Disney Book. I wanted more information about Disney for our upcoming trip in August 2006. When I saw this blue book with its fancy folders and interesting pages with photos. I was drawn into its contents, which I still have it.

It brought me into the World Of Passporters and onto going online too. First I just checked out anything Disney related. I learned so much more than I thought I knew. And as I planned more Disney trips every year up until May of 2008. 2012 was the year we planned to go back to Disney and that is when I started making Friendships online.

What a Great place for me to go because there were "friends" who understood my love of Disney. Not even my family, could understand, and hearing from my sister and mom saying "Going to Disney again, you just went". And giving me the Support when I posted personal struggles, with my kids, work issues and family drama. And especially when I lost my job in May 2018. Now it being 2018 I am on the site at least once a day, answering the QoD (I hope Luvsun will post it again on pixiedustlane) and checking out other posts. Reading Trip reports, which I thoroughly enjoy (even though I don't post my own ones) them. They always made me feel as if I was with the poster on their vacation. I am so going to MISS this site!!!

And with going to Disney the Joy of meeting the Friends I have been responding on here. I hope to continue my own Tradition with each Disney trip. So far I have met Wanda, Darlene and Ginger....but that leaves more room for others. I wish I had met Stephanie, she inspires me along with her Parents. The strength that they had and still have, leave me mesmerized. I hope one day I have that incredible strength. I feel when I see my Passporter Friends, that I am NEVER alone.... the Support and Friendships mean more to me. And then to run into Tara, that was surprising and so Fun!

Jennifer, Thank You for creating this Wonderful Traveling site. I am so Grateful! 12 years for me...doesn't seem that long ago.

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