Enter March

"I'm watching you, Minion. Now, get up and feed me."

“I’m watching you, Minion. Now, get up and feed me.”

 
March felt like it snuck up on me, much like my cat in the morning, only it was nice enough not to pounce on me with 14 lbs. of weight. However, it brought a load of snow with it, so I’m not very happy with it yet. Once it brings me Spring all will be forgiven.

Even if it’s still cold here in Missouri, I’ll have a break from it next week. My roommate and I will be heading down to Florida to visit my family and a friend, so I’m hoping the weather will be nice while Katie and I are there. I know it’ll be a lot warmer, but Florida tends to be a little too rainy when I visit. Instead of Disney World, since we went there last year (twice even, but two different countries), we’ll be going to Epcot, so I’m looking forward to that! I haven’t been there in over 10 years if I remember right. I’ll be sure to take and post my trip photos! Maybe even in a timely manner.

Disney Birds

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Another one of my photos from my visit to Disney last April. This one is one of my favourites from that trip. Why? Just look at that bird! haha

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Again, as I mentioned in previous entries, there were very many birds around Disney that day that didn’t seem to mind people being close to them, which made for good photo opportunities. This one was a pretty big one too, though not the biggest we saw that day. No, that title goes to this one –

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I didn’t catch it when it had it’s wings out like I wanted, but this one came out good enough. Such a pretty bird! This one was out to get everyone’s churros, somewhat aggressively so. I kept a good distance from it because of that, haha.

More to come later!

Travel Plans

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It’s slow season at work, so I took Friday off and had a nice three day weekend, the first one in a long time. No OT for a while, so that means I have more time to study for my testing and have some much needed me time. As much as I like OT pay, it’s nice to be able to relax a little more.

On the subject of my title, Katie and I have decided to go down to Florida on her Spring break, mainly to see my mother and our friend. I’m not fond of Florida at all, but that’s where most of my family is, so I’m doing my daughterly/grandaughterly duty. It’s close to my mother’s birthday too, so she wants to take us and our friend up to Disney like she did last year.

The above picture is actually from last year, but I haven’t gotten around to posting all of those pictures yet (soon! I promise!). As I mentioned in a previous entry, there were a lot of photogenic birds that day! This one was another one of them. He was perched on Mickey’s nose, just watching everyone watching and taking pictures of him. I took three pictures of him before I went on my way to Tomorrowland. I would have tried to take more, but Disney is a busy place in the middle of the day, so I didn’t want to be in the way. I’ll post the other two shots of him later.

I’m off to bed now, so good night!

[BGM: n’DooL – special thanks]

Tokyo Disney

Flashbacking to my trip for this post.

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All the times that we’d visited Japan before, we never made it to Tokyo Disney, so we decided that we needed to go to there at least once and what better time than Halloween! Also, it’s Tokyo Disney’s 30th anniversary, so there were double the decorations. We ended up going with a friend of ours and her friend and, since we went in the evening, it was half off the ticket price! I don’t think Disney World and Disneyland have that sort of price special, but it would be awesome if they did seeing as the full price tickets are so expensive anymore. Anyway, as far as rides go, we only rode Space Mountain. I think it took us nearly two hours to actually ride it because the line was so long, but we had fun.

After Space Mountain, we went around the shops and the character houses. This cuteness was outside of Minnie’s house.

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I loved it! I loved the expressions on the cat’s faces too! I wish I had been able to get a photo at a better angle, but this one was good enough.

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After we were done with the shops, it was fireworks time! I took a lot of pictures during it that I’ll post later. Some of them came out a bit blurry, so I’ll pick out the best ones to post.

And that’s my short Tokyo Disney experience. Next time, I want to go during the day and spend more time there.

Weekly Photo Challenge: One

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This was taken earlier this year while I was visiting family in Florida. My mother took me and two of my friends to Disney for a day. While we were waiting in line for the Haunted Mansion I noticed three cute, little birds hopping around in a tree near the water. I got my camera out and took a few pictures of the three. This little one in the middle had less movement going on, so I was able to catch him the clearest of the three.

There were actually a lot of photogenic birds hopping about that day, but this one turned out the best, I think.