Old news, fond memories

QVC David V. and William

Came across some “archival” photos that I thought would be fun to share. They’re not exactly ancient, but they were taken nine years ago. During the last century. The day QVC broadcast live from the park was a hoot. The production crew arrived on Sunday, October 24, 1999, to set up for a live broadcast…

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Cyber Santa

iPhone Photo of the Week - Santa statue

What a week Pilgrims Plunge, the town’s first traffic light, and now this. The featured iPhone Photo of the Week was taken right here at the park! And to think it’s only Wednesday.

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Stretching the limit

We subscribe to a wonderful (free!) service that distributes media leads three times a day. What this means is, those who are looking for people to interview get hooked up with those who have something to say. It's great. We've gotten some excellent "hits" from the service, plus even if we're not a "fit," it's…

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The incredible non-sweating reporter

Got a new (to me) car a few months ago and on Sunday saw the little "outside temp" go to three digits for the first time. And it stayed there. Michael from the Fox affiliate in Evansville called and asked about coming up to do a "gosh, it's hot!" story for the news. Who am…

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“Is it too late to call this off?”

Contest-winner Brandon told me yesterday that he and Gary had just about made up their minds to blow off The Voyage and head for Frightful Falls when John (our marketing director) helpfully pushed down their lapbars and wished them a happy ride. Sure, they're smiling. But it looks like they're talking through the smiles. Meanwhile,…

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Who you callin’ cheap?!

Cheap is not usually meant as a compliment. No wonder your shoes wore out fast — they're cheap. That cheap so-and-so made me pay for half the gas money on our date last night. (Which will be, by the way, our last date!) Oh, she's so cheap. Okay, you know what I mean. But when…

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Anyone speak Portuguese?

Or, maybe just know how to read it? Tim, with the American Coaster Enthusiasts, was kind enough to send me this publication. He's so tickled that one of his photos made it on the cover of a magazine. Our Voyage. On the cover of a magazine in Portugal. Written in Portuguese. Just wish we knew…

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Leftovers

It’s that time of year when leftovers aren’t a burden. They’re appreciated. Cherished, even. So I knew you wouldn’t mind a leftover story from this summer. It was when “Deal or No Deal” came back to town. More than a year ago, the GM over at Santa’s Lodge was chosen to be a contestant. Surprise!…

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