Testy times

Pat Koch

It’s back-to-school time. And the kiddos aren’t the only ones taking tests. Will, Mrs. Koch, and our staff of Directors are taking tests this week, too. The online “assessments” are…

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Maybe we need a warning sign?

Udderly Blue ice cream

Have you discovered the Udderly Blue gift that keeps on giving? Lynn is a grandma who visited the park recently and plans to come back again soon. She and I…

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A dollar for your thoughts

A dollar for your thoughts: Want to make Dee Ann blush? Pay for your party’s admission in cash. And use all $1 bills This is Dee Ann’s second year as…

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A catty email

When it comes to email, we receive all kinds. Most of them are remarkably nice. And thanks to Joe and our spam filter, the majority are clean. But once in…

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Lawdy, Miss Scarlett!

… we’ve been asked to add a “birthing room” to our park. Could you imagine? (All I can think about is that scene from Gone With the Wind.) Free unlimited…

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Overheard in Holidog’s FunTown

At closing time, Chris (our security director) overheard this and got a chuckle out of it: While closing Holidog’s FunTown, I overheard a mom and her young (6 or 7ish)…

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Guess I’ll go eat worms

That’s right – worms! A lady called for more information about her upcoming visit. When our Call Center operator asked if she needed to make group reservations, since she was…

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That’s so Edgar

The Raven

That’s so predictable. Another day, another travel writer. Another park tour. And another chuckle. The cute little neighbor girl she’d brought along (for a child’s view of the park) unintentionally…

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A brief panic

Driving home last night, there it was … By the side of the road. On the shoulder. On its side. A sneaker. Tennis shoe. Casual footwear. Left behind by someone….

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Park of Doom

Liberty Launch | Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

Just about the most important part of my job is giving tours of the parks to reporters and travel writers. The PR department focuses on getting writers to visit; presumably,…

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The Applause Fountain is nearly complete! The lights arrived. The fountain filled. And by golly, it works! I got a particular charge out of what I assumed was a brother/sister…

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