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Dec 1 -
"If you hurry, you'll just make it in time for a birthing!" the welcome lady told us.
Lucky stars! We're here in time for a birth!
We hurried past the premmie nursery, skipped through the preschool playground and found ourselves under the crystal tree, the place where all Cabbage Patch Babies are born.
When Evan (Bruce's brother? The one who saw
Glitter?) told us that there was a Babyland General Hospital in Georgia, we knew we'd have to see it for
It's true. They really come from cabbages. And we saw it. We saw a Cabbage Patch Baby, hatched right from
the produce section of the Piggly Wiggly!
Ha ha no. It was at the Babyland GH, but it was still out of a cabbage.
We were surprised that the Hospital had survived the Eighties, when it's obvious that the dolls sure didn't.
When was the last time you lined up outside FAO Schwartz to buy your child a Cabbage Patch Kid?
Recessive genes at work.
The entire hospital is a tribute/museum/gift shop dedicated to Xavier Roberts' Eighties creation.
You can buy just about anything you see and the babies (doll is a four letter word here) are all posed in different rooms
that generally add to the creepiness of the whole joint. The staff are wearing operating scrubs, and they take their
And so do the customers. Trust us, Cabbage Patch Kids are alive and well in the Georgian Hills. There are still
people left who ooooo and ahhhhhhh over the premmies and spend hours trying to pick the doll, er, baby of their
choice. And they all want the one they saw being born. They like them. They really like them.
It's a mystery around a puzzle wrapped in an enigma. Or something like that.
It's a Beauty!
Smokemont State Park
Site 16. Not bad. It's always nice to see Boy Scouts camping out and learning to rough it.
|K's Order:||Raisins & Spice Oatmeal|
|A's Order:||Apple Oatmeal|
|Lunch: ||el Cantalinna|
|K's Order:||Chicken & Shrimp Fajita|
|A's Order:||Lunch Special #1|
We are proud to announce that tonight we
successfully made Jiffy Pop! It can be done!