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so you wanna see what i'm seeing? this is what i'm seeing, unless someone else stole my phone. then you're seeing what they're seeing. maybe they'll even call you from my phone. would you answer? i wouldn't. who knows? it might be me!

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Storm Runner (alternate view)

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Just another view of Storm Runner (read below for more info on this great ride) - this is after the loop, and you can see how the track corkscrews a couple of times. Just thought I'd post it since I took it, ya know?
14th Jun 2004, 18:51   comments (0)

Big Bear!

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This picture doesn't do it justice... it gets a lot closer to you than the picture shows, and when you're on it, you think your feet are gonna hit the ground!

12th Jun 2004, 21:08   comments (4)

Storm Runner!!!

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Words can't describe this machine. It starts with a hydraulically launched 0-75mph in 2.2 seconds, then goes 90 degrees straight up for 160 ft - the left side of the picture. Over the "top hat" form, then down 90 degrees for 180 feet! It goes through a corkscrew in which you hang upside down in your harness for a moment before whipping through the rest of the ride. One of the best coasters I've been on - and the first inverted Rocket Coaster in the world. Well worth the visit. Heck, the initial acceleration off the line is worth it even without the ride!

12th Jun 2004, 17:17   comments (0)

A new spoiler champion is crowned!

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This is in the parking lot at HersheyPark in central Pennsylvania. It was two cars down from ours, and I couldn't resist getting an early start on my picture taking for the day. Note also the body kit: rear, sides, and front. I wonder if this guy's mom knows what he did to her car! So, my eager listeners, the bar is set! This is how high you have to go to win the Worst Spoiler contest. Until someone beats it, that is. I'll keep an eye out. :)

12th Jun 2004, 16:30   comments (5)


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Now, I've never hidden the fact that I HATE "The Family Circus" comic; those who know me have heard the rants. It ruins the whole page - they should have it at the bottom so I don't have to see it first. That being said, whoever did this parody has my gratitude; you've made it tolerable for me, if only for one brief moment.

12th Jun 2004, 00:23   comments (4)

I've outsmarted my fish!

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My Ghost Knife is rarely seen during the daytime. I figured that if I gave him a place to "hide in plain sight" that he might actually come out and be seen. Lo and behold, here he is, in his new "tree." He seems to like it, and I can actually see him when the sun is out. Of course, I'm so smart that I inadvertently included fragments of myself in the upper right. :)

10th Jun 2004, 23:30   comments (1)

Cleo gets bored waiting for food.

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She was doing so well in her quest to gather any scraps from breakfast, but at some point she lost her focus and faded out. :)

7th Jun 2004, 15:37   comments (4)

Tesla is trying to get tan for the beach

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In the summertime, the sun comes through the skylights right across the bed. I hate this, because by 10am, the sun is blaring into your eyes. Tesla, however, loves it, and will scoot across the bed with the sun. One benefit; she ends up with that sun-warmed dog smell that's so wonderful.

29th May 2004, 17:38   comments (2)