Monthly Archives: March 2012

Thank You, Mister Edison

After my midnight excursion, I stopped to take in the view on my walk back to Disneyland’s Main Gate. (Silly isn’t it? Main Gate? It is Disneyland’s only public access point in or out. The Monorail doesn’t count that way.) A late night cruise aboard is another thing missed from those long ago summers before […]

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Round Midnight

Every now and then, there are rare moments at Disneyland when everything seems to fall into place. Perhaps by design or by fate. Such was the case on a recent Saturday night. With a bit of occasional mist still falling and temperatures in the upper 40’s, the stage was set. Being on my own in […]

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The Wonder(con) of it all

If you ever wanted to know what it would be like if Comicon left San Diego and came to Anaheim, last weekend pretty well answered the question. Wondercon, after having been in San Francisco for 24 years, came south to the Anaheim Convention Center. And while it did not fill all of the function space […]

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In which we boil water

  It’s been a week that was. A new blog and plenty of great intentions, right? Until 0700 last Monday, the hot water heater failed here. And while, we’re at it, rain finally decided to arrive here in Northern California. A lot of rain, actually. Makes for fun for everyone, especially out there on the […]

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Why so blue?

So, here we are. Day one of the 2012 version of The Blue Parrot. Thanks to you, loyal readers, for being here. And if you, by chance, are new to the place, don’t worry. Plenty to see around here. Check out the links for content of the past from 2011, 2010, 2009 and even before […]

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