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Tashlich at Disneyland

Jewishly unaffiliated, tomorrow we’ll greet the new year at Disneyland. May you enter 5775 from your own happiest place on earth as well.

Wishing for the Disneyland HoJo at the Grand Californian Hotel

On how our first stay at Disneyland Resort’s flagship Grand Californian Hotel was less than grand.

Why I’m Not Grumpy at Disneyland

A birthday trip to Disneyland Resort reminds me why the Disney grass is always greener in California.

The My Little Pony Theory of Walt Disney World Fandom

On how my May analysis of why Ryan and I didn’t like our trip to Walt Disney World suddenly became the most popular–and controversial–post in eight years of Chicago Carless.

Shabbos Mice: Ryan’s 40th Birthday Disneyland Trip Report

An epic post about dragging my partner to Disneyland for his 40th birthday–and watching him fall in love with the place in spite of himself.

Where You Sit Side by Side on Space Mountain

To celebrate Ryan’s 40th birthday, we leave next weekend to enter the world of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy. Oh, my Disneyland. It’s been a long time.

Not My Father’s Cyclone

It took me eight years to finally visit Six Flags Great America. Imagine my surprise to find the Coney Island Cyclone sitting in the middle of the Chicago suburbs.


He won’t admit it, but it had to happen sooner or later. My great modernist boyfriend, cool to a fault and no friend to commercialism, is getting into our upcoming trip to Disneyland. (No, Disneyland.)