Overheard in a queue

Let's make one thing perfectly clear: I really don't try to listen in to other people's conversations. Especially when I'm at work, but not working. (You know what I mean!) Youngest son James and I were in line yesterday, waiting to take a spin in one of the Lewis & Clark cars. (I love yelling,…

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Overheard near the Front Gate

Jim from Franklin, Indiana, emailed us to share a cute story. At the end of a recent visit, up by our Front Gate, Jim overheard a little boy (maybe four years old) ask his mom: Why didn’t we get to ride that ride? “Well, honey … because that isn’t a ride, it’s a water tower.”…

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Overheard in Holidog’s FunTown

At closing time, Chris (our security director) got a chuckle out of this: While closing Holidog’s FunTown, I overheard a mom and her young (6 or 7ish) daughter: The mom kept saying, “I know you need you to go to the bathroom – you need to go before we leave.” Daughter replies, “What I need…

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Free unlimited compasses

While heading back to my office through the 4th of July section, I noticed two women–walking slowly and studying the park map with a perplexed look on their faces: Gosh, if they’d just put a “You Are Here” marker on these maps, they’d be so much easier to read! And yes, I did offer my…

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