Thursday, July 16, 2015

continued ...

So why on earth is this my favorite spot on earth?
Well, first of all, I'm kidding.  This is a very MEMORABLE spot for me, but certainly not my most favorite.  If there's any love of this spot at all, it's because I'm am instantly transported back to my childhood.

You know what happened in this spot?

I got lost.
Well, not in the water.
I got lost on THIS side of the fence.

I was five.  I was holding an ice cream bar.  It was just a fun, fun day at Disneyland with my family ...
... when all of a sudden, they left without me.  And I was lost.  And the ice cream bar ran down my arm.

A lady, a not-so-nice lady, saw me standing there lost and crying ... and she picked me up and carried me to the Lost and Found at Disneyland.  She first threw my ice cream bar into that lake.


I cried some more.  You'd cry, too, if some lady had just taken the only thing you have ever loved on this earth and tossed it into the lake.

To this day, I still peek in just to see if it's still there.  I haven't seen it yet, but I'll keep looking.

And by the way, I was found.

You'd never know it, though.  Occasionally I can still be seen, standing next to that lake and peering in.


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