Jack Curley

Published: December 21, 2009 at 11:32 AM

My parents took us to Disney World for Christmas back in 84, I think? The presents were waiting under the Christmas tree when we got home. I got a Transformer. I think opening the presents back at home makes more sense. Why bring a suitcase filled with wrapped presents to Florida, just to have the kids open them and then pack them back up to bring them home?
Vickie Boyd

Published: December 21, 2009 at 12:54 PM

You have some of the greatest stories. That one is just so cool.
Gareth H

Published: December 21, 2009 at 12:55 PM

**Wiping back a tear**
Aww, I remember 5 years ago going to Magic Kingdom for Christmas day, straight after church.
Only one thing I can say.

NEVER AGAIN!!!

It was packed to capacity. Queues were long, the atmosphere was filled with stressed out parents and over excited kids!

If I had an AP I could handle a few hours maybe, but I'd paid for a full day and thats exactly what I was going to do!

Joshua Counsil

Published: December 21, 2009 at 1:08 PM

Nice.

We've done Disney World as a Christmas gift, but we waited until January or February to visit. No way I'd be caught in Disney on Christmas.

James Rao
Writer

Published: December 21, 2009 at 1:38 PM

Not sure why, but ever since I had my first kid I've been a silly, sentimental sap. This story hit me like a holiday Hallmark commercial with a melancholy uppercut thrown in for good measure! Great story, Robert!
Bob Miller

Published: December 22, 2009 at 7:41 AM

Ditto James, feel the same way. I can't wait till Zachary and I can bump elbows with the crowd of other people from Dec 21st till Jan 3rd one of these years in the not to distant future. It's been a dream of mine since before Zachary or my daughter were born. And being from the northeast, we'll pack plenty of warm clothes just in case. Merry Christmas to everyone, a few days early.