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California in January

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The Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) winter show is now only a memory, but I took 673 photos so I'd never forget it.

The week started with dinner at Carolina's with Eileen Hull, Karen Burniston, Carla Schauer, Barbara Rankin, Laura Kelly and Jen Goode. We can't go to California without going to this wonderful Italian restaurant. The meal starts with some serious cheese bread and ends with the best spumoni I've ever tasted.

Barbara Rankin and I went a day early so we could go to Universal Studios before the show started and it was worth every penny...my first haunted house, my first 3D movie and  awesome memories.

We walked a lot, ate too much food and took home Cinnabon sticks and chocolate chip cookies from Mel's Diner.

The atmosphere at Universal Studios is just like at Disneyland: You can feel the magic.

We saw instant floods, experienced a simulated earthquake, watched a great animal show with one of the Marley pups and bought souvenirs which will eventuall…