International Gateway at sunset

The Fairest Trip Report Of All: 2/27

It’s trip report time again! Read all the posts in this trip report here. Onward! The end of any runDisney race is a whirl of mixed emotions – you’re happy and sad that it’s over all at once. But there is something so calm and lovely about coming back to your room right after, especially the bit where you take a long hot shower. (Maybe you take a cold one like you’re “supposed” to but I’m not about that Arctic life.) I nestled, clean and satisfyingly tired, into bed and awaited the arrival of Erika. She was back shortly...

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The Fairest Gift Of All: An Epcot-Inspired Trip Report Addendum

My January trip report has a coda! If you read that report (and you totally should if you’ve got several hours to spare; I like to use every word I know every time), you’ll recall I spent some time browsing the Mitsukoshi department store in the Japan pavilion. And although my November trip report doesn’t mention it explicitly, I ducked into Mitsukoshi on that trip too. These two instances have something in common. Of the myriad items I would love to own someday, I zeroed in on these SUPER squishy Shibu Inu stuffed animals. They were crazy dense and...

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