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Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

Last Saturday, Stinky and I had the pleasure of visiting Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge in Disney's Hollywood Studios on opening weekend. It was the most epic Mommy/Son date ever!!!

Nestled in a secluded area, Disney created a galaxy far, far away with new, immersive experiences. While there, travelers sincerely feel like they've been transported to the edge of another galaxy on planet Batuu.









The land was not nearly as crowded as I expected, which was the sole benefit of Dorian. I believe there were more people at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party in Magic Kingdom the night before, but more on that in another post.

Attractions

Millennium Falcon: Smuggler's Run was one of the biggest draws. This is a virtual reality attraction with a group of six flying the Millennium Falcon to transport precious cargo, all the while being attacked by the dark side. There are two pilots up front navigating the flight, two gunners in the middle keeping the enemies at bay, and two engin…
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Dorian...and How You Can Help!

No doubt you've seen the destruction Hurricane Dorian inflicted upon the northern Bahamas. For days, we watched him crawl over the Abacos then stall over Grand Bahama. Growing up in Nassau, hurricanes meant days of preparation for a few hours of really bad weather. Now, they are catastrophic events with far-reaching consequences.
The following images have been taken from news sites sourced below:
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Grand Bahama




NPR The Nassau Guardian Intelligencer
With teary eyes and a broken heart, I watched live videos of my fellow Bahamians seeking rescue, loved ones posting the names of the missing, and more recently, positive stories of survival. Some of my own extended family members were missing for several days, one still is. As of 9/5/19, the death toll is 23.

Then stories began emerging of those offering help: locals riding jet skis assisting families stuck on rooftops, Long Island captains accepting supplies to boat to the disaster areas. Then assistance came from an international sour…