Author Topic: Wild Wids at Disneyland - Thursday, July 21st (changed the name of the thread)  (Read 10744 times)

lcoxwell

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"If you build it, they will come." - Field of Dreams

Since I, apparently, live too far away to attend any Bagos, up to this point, I have been feeling as if I have been missing out. A few wise widow/widower friends have advised that, if I want to have a Bago, all I have to do is pick a time and place, tell people to be there, and they will come. With that being said, I would like to propose a Late Spring 2016 Bago, to take place here in sunny California. I was thinking of setting a date for some time in May; and upon the suggestion of the ever-wonderful Jen, I thought it might be fun to plan a Bago for Disneyland (or one of the other popular theme parks in the general area). With that being said, who's in?

edited to add: I stole the name from Jen and changed the title of the thread, now that we have an actual date for our DisneylandBago. :)
« Last Edit: February 04, 2016, 11:27:26 PM by lcoxwell »
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I'd love to try to make it work. Disneyland is a 6-7 hour drive I have made many times from Phoenix. I went recently for a day when I was in LA for work to reclaim the space for me, but now I am ready for some real fun! :)
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Disneyland is a day trip for me.  I'm not sure I'm up for in person meetings (the moderate anonymity here helps with sharing).  But I may feel differently in the spring.  So count me as a maybe.

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Great idea! Not sure what my schedule will look like come the Spring. But put me on the possible list.
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Put me on the strong possible list. It's about 5 hours away and I can probably make a mini vacation out of it.

lcoxwell

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I am so excited that there is actual interest in doing this! Yay!  :)
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I bloody love theme parks and would genuinely consider flying over for this! May is wife's birthday and my wedding anniversary so would be a great distraction! Let me know if you set a date!

We'd be going on all the rids, right?!
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For Disneyland, I do everything but Splash Mountain. California Adventure... I am more of  a wuss, but Disneyland is my bag.

On particularly rough days when I'm sure I can't possibly endure, I like to remind myself that my track record for getting through bad days so far is 100% and that's pretty good. - Unknown

Don't be concerned about being disloyal to your pain by being joyous. - Hazrat Inayat Khan

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I could do almost any Saturday or Sunday in May; though Saturdays tend to work best for me, since I have church on Sundays. I was thinking about trying to plan our Disney Adventure on Saturday, May 7th or Saturday, May 21st. The other two weekends are Mother's Day weekend and Memorial Day weekend, so there might be more of a crowd then. I am, however, open to suggestions and am willing to plan this shindig for any day that might fit with people's schedules. With that being said, does anyone have a preference on what day we plan to have our Sunny CA Bago?
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Tempted.  Very tempted.

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Late May might be doable for me. I *really* want to make this happen!! My sister is due with her first baby in early- to mid-May, though, so it might be cutting it close. Cross fingers!!!
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If I can make the chosen date work. . . . I'm in.

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Is it weird I want to fly from NJ just to attend ? I'm following to see dates picked :-)
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Not weird. I want to go!!!
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Here's my problem: I can't do May. :(  July, however, is an altogether different story. My second child was born in Los Angeles, but we moved when he was 10 days old, and he's never been back. His birthday is July 20, and since that falls nicely in line with our family vacation, I can make a very strong case for Disney/Anaheim/LA. (In fact, my mom already said yes.) And I have permission to add input from my partner in crime: July 21 is Michael's 2nd sadiversary, and there is nowhere he would rather be than heading west on the WidzWorldTour. So... just putting this out there... would anyone else consider doing a Disney Bago Extravaganza in July?

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