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25|52 The Pacific Coast (June 18-24, 2012)

Friday I was on Southwest airlines on my way to Anaheim, California to attend the American Library Association Convention.  Again, I missed being home for my husband and mom’s birthday, which is June 22.

I walked nearly 9 miles through the airports and around the convention center and the hotel.  Whew, did my feet hurt.

Saturday, after a full day of attending various meetings and workshops, I was able to enjoy a few hours at Disneyland.  One of the things I wanted to do was to go to the Enchanted Tiki Room because I remember being enthralled with it when I first saw it in 1968 as an 8 years old.

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Photo A: Taken by my Dad when I first saw the show in 1968.

I was nervous that my wonderful memory might get damaged but it didn’t, it was delightful!  The Enchanted Tiki room opened on June 23, 1963 so I was there on its 49th anniversary.

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Photo B: Taken by me this week, 2012

Sunday evening my friend and I rented a car and drove to Huntington Beach and Newport Beach.  We walked along the beach and got our feet wet. Boy, was that water cold!

It was a good trip.  Each of the last 4 weeks I have been on a plane and have traveled to the east coast and then to the west coast. Visiting places is exciting and exhausting.  For now, it’s home sweet home.

To see more of the photos from this trip visit my 2012 Anaheim flickr set.

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