Tag Archives: Disney

Aladdin: Get Ready for a (magic carpet) Ride

When my oldest daughter started her journey with “Aladdin” earlier this summer, neither of us knew where it might lead. This theater business is hard work. Initially, she swore she would never do it again. Serina is a rising fifth grader at … Continue reading

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My ‘Frozen’ World: Concealing Mental Illness

“Frozen” hits another record “Frozen” video sales pummeled previous DVD sales records, selling 3.2 million in the first day alone. Now it’s also shattered box office numbers. After this past weekend, it became the highest-grossing animated film ever: $1.072 billion worldwide. I’m not surprised. Ever … Continue reading

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Minnesota farmer: Do you want to build a (50-foot) snowman?

Have you had enough of winter 2014? At this rate, Old Man W seems intent on freezing his way into spring, which is just over two weeks away. In Huntsville, we’ve had our fun. Singing songs from the Oscar-winning animated … Continue reading

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When snow falls in the South

Usually, when snow falls in the South, schools close, roads shut down and CHILDREN CELEBRATE! Do you hear that? Yes, kids are squealing because it snowed in Huntsville. We actually awoke to more than an inch of snow in North Alabama … Continue reading

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Spectacular Sisterhood

My sister and I used to fight like crazy. Heidi, the oldest, had the quiet, clever one-liners that led me to tears before I erupted in rage. Sure we had periods of deep devotion, but they only lasted until the next time … Continue reading

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