12797.3 #7 (DL Qual #89

Dec 28, 2012 6:16 AM  The Hub
Good morning! I'm posting this in the hub because it's not exactly Disney related but in a way it is. You guys probably wonder what the heck is our dealโ€ฆ why do we do these RAKs and go overboard the way we do. Well, I don't know how it happened but somehow we've gotten so attached to this MW Florida family through our love of WDW. Here we are, living in SoCal where we go to Disneyland regularly, but it's on this side of MW that we have made a connection with all of you. Probably because on the DL side there are just so many MWers. It's great there too, but there's only a few we've had the same connection with. Believe it or not, we feel we know all of you. When we're out and about at DL and we see all the cute pins and stuff, we buy extras to share. We are not rich and clearly not too good at saving, but we are fortunate to be able to go to DL as much as we do. We know how much all of you love Disney but live so far away or can't visit for various circumstances. This is our way of sharing the magic. We are not trying to buy anyone's friendship, nor do we expect anything in return other than seeing you happy on the other end. And in your comments and photos, we've been paid in spades! Believe it or not, this has been a tough year for us, and it may have been for some of you too. This place with all of you makes us happy. So, we'll be here for a while. I hope that's ok with you. That being said - jacdanfan is working hard to get the rest of the RAKS in the mail, so they're still coming! So with this, I'll sign off for now. I hope you all have a wonderful day and weekend!

๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠcounting down to the new year๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰. Here's to a better one for all of us๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ - mmddgp  1320.7 #5 8:55AM
That was beautiful :) and everyone's responses were beautiful too. That's why I keep coming back here your all wonderful :) - Hendizl  2874.6 #52 9:06AM
Nancy, I think you and Gary (and everyone else) are true friends and I do appreciate MWFL for this reason. It's a different atmosphere and easier to get to know people. Thank you for such a nice post! - ally  509.0 #18 12:37PM
Gary and Nancy - thank you for all that you do . You are both so very warm , kind, and generous . Many blessings for a happy and healthy new year. Thank you for all your contributions toward making this a wonderful place to visit ! - LateforWonderland  21.7 #169 12:52PM
You brought tears to my eyes. I feel the same way. I come here everyday to escape the realities I'm facing at home. I have smile laughed prayed and cried over the happenings of my friends here. I feel we are all loving and supportive because we truly care for each other. Thanks friends nancy and gray. Hugs - 5disneylovers  1254.6 #7 5:36PM
So sweet, y'all have very big hearts and we appreciate your generosity! I pray y'all receive blessings back 10 fold the happiness you give out! Have a very blessed New Year! - txdisneymomma  140.0 #63 6:11PM
Wow I am so touched by your comments! Love you guys! Thank you so much! - goofygal  12797.3 #7 8:39PM
aww, this entire post made me smile. I can relate to so many of the things you said. I feel a true connection with SO many people here. I originally came to MW to ask a few questions, and ended up finding true friendships that I cannot be thankful enough for! This place has gotten me through many a bad day, and brought me out smiling. That in itself is a blessing. I truly LOVE and CHERISH all of you on MW, and feel so blessed to have found such a place. THANK YOU for all you have done to make this such a special place for SO many of us!! - ncjal  322.3 #29 6:24AM
Beautifully said, and I think it's safe to say we feel the same about you , you and Gary and Matt are truly wonderful people , I too sometimes forget I haven't met many mwers in person because of the connection I feel to this great place, I'm so sorry this has been a tough yr for you guys , I know it's hard , so here is to better things in 2013 , and honestly mw would not be the same without you and your wonderful family xoxox :) - tracsant  1523.2 #2 6:31AM
Thanks for all u do! You and your family have such big hearts!! - Scothran  103.6 #72 6:51AM
No need to explain, we understand and appreciate you sharing a little SoCal magic with all of us. Thank you for everything you do! - CollegeDisneyKnowledgeGrad  1476.9 #3 6:53AM
Totally agree 100%! I love it here on the FLip side! - justGoofin  165.7 #57 6:57AM
You and Gary are amazing....we all enjoy what you do for people on here...thank yall so much... - dxcmama  391.9 #23 7:03AM
Thank you so much for this post!! I feel the same way about our little family here. I am so glad you guys are here, and Henry and Angelito, and all the other DL MWers. I have never been to DL, but it feels like I have from everything that is shared here and I wouldn't want it any other way!! I love Disney, east or west, it's all the same to me!! Love you guys and appreciate all the things you do for us here so very much!! - mrsincredible  1382.1 #4 7:11AM
Nancy you and your family are truly wonderful people, in today's world this isn't so easy to find. I know every MWer, even though I've only met 2 of you :) and felt honored and lucky to be able to do that. Every once in a while I think to myself 'I spend too much time on MW, I've got chores to do, etc.' Then it only takes about a second or two for me to say 'Oh MY this is my extended family, what would I do without them?' And for those of you that are wondering, YES I do talk to myself from time to time! LOL! Thanks Nancy again for all you and your family do for all of us your thoughtfulness has touched all our lives! XOXO to all of my MW family!! - DizneyGirl  1153.2 #8 7:48AM
It's ok Melissa I talk to myself all the time ;) - Disneymom36  62.4 #99 6:24PM
Thank you so much, you actually brought tears to my eyes. I too feel such a connection and friendship with everyone her on Mousewait. I talk at work about all my friends as if I have spent time and know you all personally. Thank you for sharing your love for Disney and our Mousewait family. - MagicalFamily  65.6 #95 8:13AM
I think the two of you along with the rest of my MW Family are awesome !!! There is so much kindness on here from people I've never meet its just warms my heart !!!! In the world today it's good to know there are some good people out there . I think of ALL of you as family !!!!!! - skcanfield  590.1 #14 8:13AM
Oh my goodness, this is wonderful and so are all of you! Right now I feel like I'm standing in hallmark trying to find the perfect card and your eyes well up with tears and and a smile forms and you feel warm, you know you found the perfect card to relay exactly how you feel, like it was written just for you! That's how I feel right now. This has truely been an amazing experience, I don't have many personal friends really just my husband who is my best friend and my girls who come next. Having all if you is just perfect it gets me through some rough days. Nancy and Gary you made this holiday so much fun along with the rest of my friends here. Have a great day my friends - mmddgp  1320.7 #5 8:14AM
Gary and Nancy, you two have done so many wonderful things for all of us! You really make MW a great place! - lakerck  165.1 #58 10:28AM
Nancy, your words are so heart-warming. You and Gary are truly one of the nicest person here on MW. It would be an honor for us to meet both of you someday. To all MW Florida / WDW family, thank you for adopting the DL kids here. Also,thank you for allowing us to post DLand pics / non-live but Disney Pics here and without any joke comments attached to it... HOOYAH TO GARY AND NANCY (Gary, idk the Army one) - otilegna  2818.9 #54 11:08AM
What a beautiful post! You and Gary are amazing people along with everyone here. I consider all of you as my dearest friends. The generosity here is wonderful and keeps me coming back. - disneycm  741.5 #11 11:42AM
I answered earlier and now it's missing. Thanks, Nancy, for posting your thoughts! You both are so thoughtful and generous, that you truly demonstrate the Disney spirit! I love MWFL, too! - ally  509.0 #18 2:00PM
Beautifully said! Thank you, Nancy and Gary for everything you do. You're such giving people and I appreciate it. I'm sorry to hear that this past year has been rough for you. I know how that goes. I hope things get better for you soon. =) - eeyorefan107l  280.2 #32 3:16PM
Wonderful post! I think we have a great group here and it's a nice place to share our love for Disney and escape from everyday life. Thanks for all you guys do! - Andrea84  736.0 #12 3:45PM
That's very sweet of you and very nicely said!! We live in not cal and visit DL a couple of times of year and I also lurk on the DL side but yeah, I feel like the WDW side is much more welcoming :) - brodysmommy  467.5 #506 3:46PM
What a sweet post!! Thank you. You are special to me too!! :) - Deppsfan  37.7 #128 4:42PM
So sweet of you guys to think abour us. I am still new on MW and dont post often but when I do you or the other half is there to respond, along with the rest of MW - purplelooney  10.7 #245 5:16PM
You guys always bring a smile to my face and I can't wait till the day I can go to Dl and meetup with u guys to give u a big (( hug)) !! Xo - Disneymom36  62.4 #99 6:26PM
So sweet and heartfelt. I don't have enough time to catch up on here a lot, but when I do everyone is awesome! Have a great day! - DisneyLisa78  44.5 #116 7:26AM
I know what you mean. When we were at DL I tried to find something I thought would make a wonderful RAK. Just nothing struck me as awesome. You guys are always awesome. - Lelundrial  820.3 #249 8:31AM
Such sweet words. I'm very happy your on this side a lot. Your an important part of our mw family! I love when you guys share your pics, or comments. You always know how to brighten up someone's day with such kind words. I'm sure mw'ers like myself would love to meet you in person one day but until then we will have to continue sharing our thoughts and stories though mw. I'm sorry you had a rough year. I hope 2013 is filled with love and exciting adventures for you guys. ((Hugs))๐Ÿ˜ƒ - Schramke  716.2 #13 9:26AM

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