Category Archives: Vacation

You know what? I’M ON VACATION! The English language can cram it. “I done did dive under that there water.”

Source: Dave Kellet’s Sheldon

Bridal* Falls

Yesterday we went on a little excursion up the Columbia River Gorge. While it was gorgeous and lots of fun, we were surprised that one of the falls was named Bridal Veil Falls since we could think of at least one other falls named something like that (Niagara). So I took to Google to try and find where else waterfalls had taken on a matrimonial nom de plume. Apparently it’s not that easy. So I thought I’d try and compile a list here. Oregon: Bridal Veil Falls (Colombia River Gorge) California: Bridalveil Fall (Yosemite) Colorado: Bridal Veil Falls (Telluride) British Columbia: Bridal Veil Falls (Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park) New York: Bridal Veil Falls (Niagara Falls) New York: Bridal Falls (Allegany State Park) Arkansas: Bridal Veil Falls (Heber Springs) Washington: Bridal Veil Falls (Lake Serene) North Carolina: Bridal Veil Falls (Nantahala … Continue reading →

Walt Disney World Vacation

8 days in Florida – August 23rd – August 30th August 23rd – Saturday – Flight to Orlando via Phoenix and New Orleans Wendy’s drive through Elaborate presentation to hook us on to a timeshare/condo presentation Wendy’s and The Full Monty August 24th – Sunday – Relax Day off – no theme parks, just a timeshare/condo presentation sale + free breakfast + discounted Arabian Nights tickets (Medieval Times with more horses) Exploration, gather our wits, buy supplies, watch movies (Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day) We also (?) headed to the Grand Floridian to discover the magic of “Self Parking” where-in you can park your car just a short walk from the Grand Floridian Hotel’s Monorail station which can take you to the Magic Kingdom or the Ticket and Transportation Center, where you can catch another monorail to EPCOT or buses to any of the theme parks, water parks, shopping … Continue reading →