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EPCOT Food & Wine 2018 – Early Registration TODAY!

(Teaser alert: this picture of Buddy is from a much higher priced event, it's a $129 event called Sunday Brunch with the Chef and the "Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro is on Sunday October 7th....

EPCOT – Food & Wine Festival 2017

This year the annual Epcot international food and wine festival starts earlier than ever. The first day for the festival in 2017 is August 31, a full month ahead of where it was just...

Pandora: maps & guides

This page includes the maps and guides from the passholder preview of Pandora: The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom on May 14, 2017. Since Pandora was not open yet the map did not...

Pandora: Passholder Preview – part 2

I'm no fan of spoilers (especially when it to comes to a Disney franchise) so I won't be giving away any secrets in this article. However, if you're anything like Mrs. Johnson (who didn't want...

Disney’s Pandora – first look from a passholder preview

If you like dessert first, scroll to the bottom for a short video... One of the best things about being a Disney annual passholder are the unexpected surprises. Besides all of the stated benefits (like free parking...

Copper River Salmon comes to Winter Garden FL!

In the interest of 'dessert first' let me tell you that Copper River Salmon fishing starts May 16 and our local Publix will be stocking this ultra-rare variant in a very, very limited amount on May...
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November 11th

Veterans day is also my grandfather's birthday. Born in 1898, he was in the Swedish army when World War I ended on this day in 1918. In addition to all of my military friends...

Anger and Hate got us here. It isn’t going to get us out.

I've reeeeeealy tried to keep politics out of my blog. You won't find it here again, on my FamilyFatherFL Facebook page, or the FamilyFatherFL Twitter page. In fact, I only express my political views...
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VIDEO: Spotlight on Steve Blum from MegaCon Tampa Bay

This is the full, unedited video from Steve Blum's panel show, "Spotlight on Steve Blum" at the Tampa Bay Convention Center on October 30, 2016 (ok, so I edited a little bit. Just at the...

Why #performancematters should matter to you…

With our caustic presidential race dominating the news, and a standoff in Dakota over human rights vs corporate rights taking "second chair," it might be hard to summon the attention or energy to get passionate about...