So I've conceded that my 30th birthday in February will definitely include a trip to Disneyland, and this bit of news reported by Disney blogger Jim Hill seals the deal.
In 2009, every guest at a Disney theme park gets in for free on his or her birthday. I've already put in for the appropriate days off, and I'll appreciate the extra 50 bucks in my pocket on Feb. 2.
So am I a total lame-o for wanting to spend my 30th birthday at a theme park?
With all the political and personality battles going on at the Capitol, it’s often easy to lose perspective. On Saturday, it’ll have been four years since an unarmed guard was gunned down at the building’s North entrance for no reason.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - A man suspected of fatally shooting an unarmed guard at the state Capitol was arrested Tuesday morning after he knocked on doors in a residential neighborhood and asked for a ride to the police station, authorities said.
Police had been searching for Derek W. Potts since Monday afternoon, when they allege he marched into the state Capitol and shot 51-year-old William Wozniak in the chest, then stowed his gun in his car trunk and drove away.