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"Weekend in New York"
Went to see “Saving Mr. Banks” last night with the family - being big Disney fans and Mary Poppins fans, we, of course, loved it - my daughter really got a lot out of it - it’s fascinating watching her growing up and getting to the point when she starts to understand things that would have just gone over her head not too long ago - she seemed entranced and heartbroken over the story line of when P.L. Travers was a little girl - and what happened to her and her family - but this movie was also a huge convergence for her and us - she has been to either Disney World or Disneyland just about every year since she was little - we are either constantly talking about our last trip or planning for our coming trip - her and my wife read all the Mary Poppins books together - we’ve seen the movie a bunch of times and went to the play in New York City a few years ago over Christmas - Walt Disney is, of course, talked about a lot in our family - we look at old photos, watch old video, toured One Man’s Dream a number of times, discussed walking in Walt’s footsteps in Disneyland - and then Tom Hanks - he has been everywhere over my daughter’s life - the Polar Express, Toy Story, Forrest Gump, Big, Apollo 13, Cast Away - we are always quoting Forrest Gump & Toy Story - “there’s a snake in my boot!” - we have danced on the “Big” piano a number of times - she has a “Wilson” volleyball - so it all came together last night on the big screen - and it was great…
Well it’s time to read it again - for the umpteenth time - but it’s been a while - and it will be different this time - because it always is…