Hello and welcome back to my Thoughts While Watching series, where we unearth (mostly vintage) Disney media and react to it in real time! I accidentally saved the perfect video for this installment. We’re coming up on the end of Disney’s WDW50 “celebration,” and having now watched it, I can say that Walt Disney World: A Dream Come True...Continue reading
Run Oak Island Half Marathon 2023 Race Recap!
Two weeks ago I posed a question: does my racing reach exceed my running grasp? So far, the answer is yes. 😅 … Oh, there I go again, all doom ‘n gloom. The Run Oak Island Half Marathon went perfectly fine. Here, I’ll prove it: read this race recap! Race morning dawned chilly, with a temperature in the mid-30s....Continue reading
WDW Wardrobe Report: Ex Post Facto Edition
For literal years now, I have always assembled a pre-trip Walt Disney World wardrobe post. It’s not that I think anyone really cares all that much; it’s just fun! And it does help crystallize what to include in this particular packing list. Yet this time around, I didn’t do one. It was too risky. What if I really HAD...Continue reading
Does My Racing Reach Exceed My Running Grasp?
A couple months ago I was chatting with my parents about my running plans, and mentioned that I was kinda cooling on the full marathon.* I think the entire running community now knows exactly where this post is going. * Excepting the WDW Marathon, which is where joy lives. Hold, please; you’re right, but there’s more to it than...Continue reading
The Fairest Trip Report Of All: Disney Snack Roundup
It’s my favorite annual trip report – my WDW Marathon trip! See all the posts in this trip report here. Onward! One more post to add to this trip report, and then you can leave, I promise. If it helps, I’m ending it on a good one as always – who doesn’t love Disney food reviews?! So let’s hurl...Continue reading
The Fairest Trip Report Of All: 1/9/23
It’s my favorite annual trip report – my WDW Marathon trip! See all the posts in this trip report here. Onward! Alas, the bittersweetness of your last morning in Walt Disney World. We rose, we finished packing, we checked our bags at bell services. Every movement a dirge. It wasn’t all bad, though – we still had one more...Continue reading