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Dave
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Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 27, 2014 6:33 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
So after thinking about it long and hard looks like I'm not going to be renewing my pass in a couple months for a few years. It's not a financial decision it's just time to take a break. I have a lot of wonderful memories at the parks since I was a little kid and feel like the magic isn't really there for me and don't enjoy it like I use too . Maybe I'll feel different come jan but I'm pretty sur  More...
Breaks are good--too much of anything isn't healthy, and when you start feeling a little burnt out or uninspired or whatever, it's time to take a step back.  With too much Disneyland, you can kinda become desensitized to all the excitement and hope and stuff because you're bombarded with it from every angle.  I didn't get to DL for five years while I was in college and then when I graduated, I wanted to try living in Hawaii (great decision).  That first trip back when I was in my twenties was so special because I had changed so much, but I realized my love for DL was still strong.  Now, my husband and I have had passes off and on for 8 years now and whenever we go back after an extended break, our love for the parks and hope for the future is rekindled.  For us, those breaks are a great thing--we find our inspiration again, but we have to step back every once in awhile to be able to really appreciate it, understand it, and feel it acutely.  πŸ’–   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  537.0 #326 7:27PM
πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘† This! You'll be missed!!! - PrincessCindy  95.5 #3457 9:15PM
I am very thankful and truly grateful for all of the kind words here in this post and this wonderful community that I joined in 2009.I do plan on going for the 60th birthday on July 17th but as before that I'm not too sure if and when I will renew again. If by month 3-4 I really want to go and its driving me crazy I will probably just go and get a pass but I am going to making a very conscious effort on my part to detach myself for a while from the parks and most things Disney related. I have had a pass now for the last 6 and visited the parks probably a 1000 times and visited WDW 10 times in that time frame. I have met a lot of great people and created a lot of wonderful memories during those times but its just time to give it up for a while like I had done after I worked there several years ago. I have so many interests and hobbies in life that don't just center around the parks and I think this is a great chance for myself to go back out there and go explore the museums I haven't been to in years, take those trips to other countries instead of WDW, go and try the laundry list of restaurants I have not yet tried because I spend a lot of time at Napa Rose, get involved with charities and other organizations that I am passionate about, get back involved in the music scene and find creative outlets that can help myself become more fulfilled in life.  Don't want anybody to think this is some kind of swan song and I'm going away for good its just simply whats been on my mind lately. For those who have known me long enough, I'm a deep thinker and like to share my feelings and whats going on in my life. I feel that it helps me to share with others whats going on put down in writing my thoughts. Its something that I never use to do until this year and really found it helped me out quite a bit to put things in writing and encourage others to do so..... - Dave  11414.7 #2 3:16PM
Adventure is out there u will be missed in the parks and we'll see ya at the 60th for sure! It's good to detach for a bit when the magic starts to go. See ya around !! Thank you for all the wonderful memories that u created for me during my time back after transplant . That day will be the best memory of DL forever  - mickeyat78  1405.6 #94 8:53AM
😳So is Duffy in on this? Since he's gone now you're going too?! I can say I relate to what you've said. I sometimes feel like I'm missing out on other things because I'm always at the parks on my weekends off. Of course I love the parks just like everyone here on MW. But when you feel it's time for a break do it, why not! Let the withdrawals kick in and when you return hopefully the magic will be there for you. Adventure is out thereπŸ‘  - LuvsMimisHouse  495.2 #371 10:18PM
It's good to change things up in life and see what happens. Hope you enjoy your new adventures. I don't know you personally, but you will totes be missed! - happiestplace  104.9 #3309 4:14PM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 27, 2014 11:57 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Very cool!! This starts the day after I get there! Look out for video !
Pics and video please! I'll probably never be able to actually see it in person 😫 - SPandEvLover  2941.6 #34 12:35PM
I will be on here and my Instagram - Dave   11414.7 #2 12:52PM
Ahh, so awesome!  They really have great shows there!! - MinnieMousewife  753.2 #210 3:08PM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 26, 2014 2:56 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Live from the grand
Liar liar pants on fire!  πŸ”₯ - breathe_in_the_happiness  568.8 #305 5:26PM
- jediblue  1841.7 #68 7:57PM
LIAR! That looks more like Disneyland Hotel! - DLKenCA  1582.0 #82 10:13PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚Be careful what you wish for! - RadiatorSprings4Ever  825.3 #189 11:31PM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 23, 2014 4:50 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
TBT- the time this happened
LMAO!!!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚so sad looking Dave.  - Chumash28  1062.0 #141 4:51PM
OMG !!! So Perf.  - Eeyorelvr  107.4 #3277 4:55PM
Wow! A face to face!πŸŒπŸ˜‚ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  825.3 #189 11:45PM
saw you in the Grand tonight  - BaseballMickey_CM  6111.4 #13 11:50PM
with a blond girl? - Dave   11414.7 #2 12:24AM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 22, 2014 8:40 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Pumpkin panna cotta
Pumpkin bread...pumpkin panne cotta...you're gonna turn into a pumpkin. A pumpkin Duffy.   - JenGwen323  1207.6 #113 11:24PM
that is my worst nightmare - Dave   11414.7 #2 5:02PM
Yum! - BibbidiBobbidiMe  71.7 #3824 5:16AM
- MowgliLovesBaloo  17.1 #0 5:37PM
Looks delicious. - keepmovingforward  110.2 #3230 5:41PM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 22, 2014 7:57 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Cheese plate ..Napa rose
Do you get crackers or a tortilla with this? - philliprocks  878.7 #170 8:53PM
Yes please! πŸ˜‹ - SPandEvLover  2941.6 #34 8:08PM
I want to know who cut the cheese! Looks yummy. - DLKenCA  1582.0 #82 8:55PM
I LOVE cheese. Trying to go for my bday. Can i ask how much this was? - iLOVELUCYnDISNEY  701.9 #227 10:06PM
think it was 20 - Dave   11414.7 #2 12:13PM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 22, 2014 7:26 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
New bread for the holidays ..the normal two plus pumpkin brioche and pumpkin honey squaw ..Napa rose
Pumpkin, yum!! πŸŽƒπŸŽƒ - MinnieMousewife  753.2 #210 8:17PM
Looks great!πŸ‘πŸžπŸ·πŸ΄ - Alicewhoareyou  1130.4 #126 7:29PM
Can't wait to try them next week! Thanks for the tip! - Atora  2068.6 #56 12:38PM
Oh yum!  Sounds delish.  - MeridaFan  3409.2 #27 12:53PM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 20, 2014 9:14 PM  The Hub
Saw this online earlier and loved it ..
Love this!   - DisneyGrandma  702.1 #226 9:21PM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 20, 2014 2:05 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Loved watching my friends daughter play ring toss with Donald yesterday . So many great character interactions going on at the Ranch
It's what makes disney what it is, love it - hofforts  4.6 #17462 2:15PM
What a great idea to have the characters interact like this πŸ‘πŸ‘ - RapunzelledColey  58.4 #4122 2:13PM
It's what makes disney what it is, love it - hofforts  4.6 #17462 2:15PM
love the character interaction over there! - OhanaPhoto  3214.4 #30 8:14AM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 19, 2014 9:24 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
So this was my first time back here this year and first time in the villains tent . I must say that you really need to spend over an hour back there . Not only the fab pumpkins but Some of the character experiences were priceless to watch . My friends little one played ring toss with Donald , there was a little parade with the characters for everyone who wanted to join in and the fortune teller wh  More...
I'm jealous! I have NOT got her yet!!! - luxkitty  1614.7 #79 9:41PM
I have never gotten anything since I have never been back there so I was happy to get her - Dave   11414.7 #2 11:23PM
Wow!!  What a tall lady, fits the character perfectly πŸ‘πŸ‘ - RapunzelledColey  58.4 #4122 11:15PM
right? - Dave   11414.7 #2 1:22PM
With the horns she wouldn't look as great if she were 5 foot nothing.  - RapunzelledColey  58.4 #4122 1:54PM
2 divas in one pic. Total OMG  - GiovannaCA  39.5 #4727 2:14PM
Me a diva? Never HAHAHA - Dave   11414.7 #2 2:23PM
She has a great serious face - Chumash28  1062.0 #141 2:36PM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 19, 2014 9:19 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Me and my new BFF
I hear Her Apple pies are to die for - E-Ticket  1082.0 #137 9:29PM
hahahahaha  - luxkitty  1614.7 #79 1:20PM
Haha πŸ˜… - MowgliLovesBaloo  17.1 #0 9:44PM
Were you two talking about Pizza Port ;) - ShariRenee  4201.9 #21 11:18AM
why of course - Dave   11414.7 #2 1:19PM
nooooo she's my BFF!!!! - luxkitty  1614.7 #79 1:20PM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 19, 2014 5:55 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Made a new friend πŸ’˜
we are so not friends! I'm just using you for my own evil/wicked purpose ! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - eviljules  1002.8 #154 6:08PM
πŸ‘† - BellesLibrary  402.0 #479 8:19PM
She looks like a sweet gal! - MeridaFan  3409.2 #27 6:09PM
πŸ˜πŸ°πŸ‘ - LaPearleNoir  1211.7 #112 6:59AM
love her!!! - OhanaPhoto  3214.4 #30 7:29AM
was my first time meeting her. I love her so much I wanted to spend the whole day with her LOL - Dave   11414.7 #2 1:20PM
i tried that the first time i met her, and she kept saying, run along. hahaha! - OhanaPhoto  3214.4 #30 8:05AM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 19, 2014 5:04 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Mickeys proposal
That is sooooo cute!!!! - anaggarciam  113.6 #3166 7:46PM
the pic cant capture how cute things really were...glad I got to see it.....I love it when you can see the characters actually animate and not just stand in a spot and take pics and sign books.....people have ruined the character experiences by those two simple needs and then going to city hall and complaining when they dont get them... - Dave   11414.7 #2 11:43PM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 19, 2014 5:00 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Love the pumpkins
Me too, absolutely amazing! - jacdanfan  7160.8 #6 5:50PM
Those are all awesome! - MeridaFan  3409.2 #27 5:56PM
I'm amazed at how long the pumpkins keep. The ones I painted three weeks ago are mush, but a lot of these are about the same age and still look fresh!  Disney magic!   - TiggersAndTinks  113.7 #3164 8:16PM
I think they refrigerate them at night - Dave   11414.7 #2 11:44PM
Amazing work - RadiatorSprings4Ever  825.3 #189 8:17PM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 19, 2014 4:53 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Make out mouse session
pdma! - happiestplace  104.9 #3309 9:42PM
Ooh la la - Winnie111286  1463.7 #89 9:45PM
Ok... i thought this was a child friendly sight  now has to be rated m - grumpyinphx  93.8 #3474 6:36AM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - LaPearleNoir  1211.7 #112 6:58AM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 19, 2014 4:01 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Yummy fried pickles
Frickles!  Such a fun and amazing treat - yummy! - DreadPiratesRogers  811.3 #191 5:05PM
πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  825.3 #189 10:00PM
oh I see there is a sticker for this... - Dave  11414.7 #2 1:21PM
"I got a pickle, I got a pickle. I got a pickle hey hey hey." - CM_Shadowgamer  2360.8 #47 1:30PM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 19, 2014 2:51 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
It's a jolly holiday
She's so danged cute 😊 - MyMouseMickey32  59.4 #4087 2:55PM
Practically perfect in every way. - DarthTinkerbell  133.1 #2826 3:31PM
I love this! - RadiatorSprings4Ever  825.3 #189 10:03PM
I love the little show they do in front of the castle...I dont go enough during the day and love how much is going on in regards to entertainment - Dave   11414.7 #2 1:21PM
So much fun during the day. I am blessed to have the opportunity to go in the mornings. I always appreciate it.😍 - RadiatorSprings4Ever  825.3 #189 10:37PM

Dave   
 11414.7 #2 (DL Qual #3

October 19, 2014 2:48 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Frontier land
This is really beautiful!😊 People should pay attention to quality posts, even if there isn't a sticker for it πŸ˜‚ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3838.7 #25 3:26PM
Thanks SIC - Dave   11414.7 #2 11:21PM
I have your sticker right here! - philliprocks  878.7 #170 12:05AM
 See? - philliprocks  878.7 #170 12:05AM
πŸ™Œ - SPandEvLover  2941.6 #34 12:20AM
I love the way that Frontierland and Tomorrow land totally connect and how the Astro Orbiter spins right over the top of the rivers of America and you can reach out of your doom buggy and almost touch Mickey's fun wheel.  - BellesLibrary  402.0 #479 8:37PM
are you high? - Dave   11414.7 #2 11:29PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - secretagentangel  1252.5 #103 12:00AM
High up on the orbiter... About to collide with MFW  - BellesLibrary  402.0 #479 8:48AM
im to sober to deal with you - Dave   11414.7 #2 1:23PM
I love that tree that sticks out sideways from the ground. - Chumash28  1062.0 #141 4:55AM
That bridge is one of my favorite spots for a bit of peace and quiet during a crazy fun day. It never fails me 😊 - DebbieDarling  43.0 #4589 6:00AM

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