The Spanish Word for Pirate

Today we have a story in which a young child learns about other cultures.  He also learns about friendship, togetherness, and world peace, but not until EPCOT Center opens.  No, this story takes place way in the past, and the young child is me. Let me ask you a question that I think I know […]

Hidden Jafar Revisited

So last week I posted a picture of the Hidden Jafar at Animal Kingdom, and some of you — including my fellow resident parkeologist Teevtee — doubted its veracity.  To be honest, I don’t blame you.  I have been known to come up with some half baked notions and crazy conspiracy theories from time to […]

Villains in the Mist

There are good animals and there are bad animals.  Gorillas I think must be bad animals.  For one thing, they stink.  Ever wonder what that smell is at the exit to Kiliminjaro Safari?  Putrid, vomitable gorilla. They are also only marginally cute even as babies, which is tough to do in the animal world.  And […]