Take Joy Where You Find It

A pretty sunset tonight in Missouri. Of course, there are always trees and houses between me and the horizon here. It’s not like standing on a beach in California where it feels like you can reach out and touch the sunset. I’ve taken too many sunsets for granted — never again! Grab happiness where you can and enjoy the moments. It’s all about hope.

Go With the Flo’s: Cars Land, Disneyland, Anaheim

I can’t wait to check out Cars Land and see the Disney versions of all the spots I’ve visited the past couple of years…

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Flo's V-8 Cafe Entrance in Cars Land Flo’s V-8 Cafe Entrance in Cars Land

Nearly everything that Pixar touches turns to gold. When Cars Land opened in Disneyland’s California Adventure, the atmosphere matched the original films’ vibe so closely that as you strolled to each attraction in Radiator Springs, you couldn’t help but feel like you were sightseeing in another world – a community of sassy vehicles cruising somewhere along Route 66.

Flo's V-8 Cafe Monument Valley View I always get a little sedimental around the Holidays.

The most impressive feature may be Monument Valley: a massive sprawling rock formation that houses the “Radiator Springs Racers” track. It’s so detailed that you’re almost fooled into thinking that the towering behemoth occurred naturally. The lone restaurant in Radiator Springs, Flo’s V-8 Cafe, is right across the “street” from Monument Valley. You can enjoy your grub as you watch racers lose their hats as they speed around the curves. With the jukebox blasting oldies-but-goodies and…

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