Got good “coaster hair”?

Years ago, we were hosting a Discovery Channel crew, here to shoot footage of coaster enthusiasts riding The Legend roller coaster. The field producer had a very specific request: "Find me riders with good coaster hair for the front seat." ….uh … excuse me? That was the first time I’d heard the term. But not…

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The meeting

Whenever I explain this blog to the uninitiated, I use the phrase "pull back the curtain." This online journal allows us to give you a peek behind the scenes. (It also permits me to use big words such as uninitiated.) So today we bring you into a meeting. It was a Pilgrims Plunge meeting, with…

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“Outstanding Concrete Achievement Award”

I kid you not. This award exists. And in a few weeks, that award will be proudly displayed here at Holiday World. I'm afraid I may have offended Steve a bit; I grinned and started laughing when he told me about the Outstanding Concrete Achievement Award. "You're joking, right?" I chuckled. My chortle quickly choked…

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Made in the U.S.A.

The delivery arrived this morning. Two semi-loads. Eighty-thousand times three, actually. Wouldn't all fit in the storage trailer. When Steve told us about the upcoming delivery in Monday's staff meeting, I gasped, "Where will we put them all?" Steve misunderstood and gave me quite a look: "In the coaster structure, of course." Good grief. Maybe…

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