Life as a Writer, Disney World Cast Member, and
Big Sister through Foster Care & Adoption
Welcome back to Taylor Talks!
Do you want to know what's really awesome about my job? I mean, besides the other million things I've already written about, of course... It's like Disney celebrates the end of the work night, because I'm usually leaving right as the fireworks are going off.
It's such a beautiful sight to see the sky all lit up as I walk to the break room to punch out for the night, and the fireworks make a great backdrop as I look out the window on the bus ride back to my car. But you know what's funny? I don't think my family has ever made a conscious effort to see fireworks at Disney. Sure, we've seen them a couple of times, just if we happen to be outside and view isn't blocked by anything. But I can't remember ever purposefully planning our night to get to a firework viewing area in time for the Magic to begin.
Speaking of magic... I was counting on a bit of my own magic to help me tonight. I normally don't work on Mondays, but I had picked up an extra shift for today. I had picked up an extra shift on the one Monday that was the most important to be home to watch Dancing With The Stars, DISNEY NIGHT!! How could I have done that to myself?
But it was true... I was now scheduled to work until 9:15pm, which meant that I wouldn't be home until almost 10:30pm if I was lucky. I was counting on Disney Magic to get me home without any traffic so I could make it home in time to watch the show tonight, because I have work tomorrow as well and my mom and I just couldn't wait until Wednesday to watch it. So as soon as it was time to clock out, I raced to the break room to punch out, hopped on the bus, and then booked it across the parking lot to my car as soon as the bus stopped.
Well, guess what? That magic was definitely with me tonight! I only got stopped at a couple of lights, construction on the highway wasn't causing traffic, and I made it home in less than an hour for once! I got home, threw in some popcorn, changed out of my costume, and we hit play on the television. We had just enough time to fit in the whole show and still get me to bed in time to get a full night's sleep before work tomorrow. Thank goodness!
So now we're almost done with the episode, and I'm really happy that we were able to watch tonight. I missed some of the dances that were done on past Disney Night episodes, but tonight went wonderfully as always. I worked at Disney, listened to Disney music on the way home, and watched Disney on television tonight, and I couldn't have asked for a better theme for the day!
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My family has been doing foster care since I was three years old. I'm the only biological child in my family, though I now have five permanent siblings. Having nineteen siblings over the course of my lifetime has been an incredible experience, and I'm hoping that by sharing some of the ups and downs of being the only bio kid in a foster family, other foster families or people looking into doing foster care will be able to learn a bit of what life can be like. I also like to share what life is like on my journey to becoming a published author, as well as where my schooling and career choice are taking me.