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The Polar Express!

Our first trip on the Polar Express was a completely wonderful and magical experience! I was not at all sure of what to expect. After the recent publicity about overbooked trains and cancelled reservations, we arrived around 4:30-an hour and a half earlier than our 6:00 departure time. We checked in and then found a cozy corner to wait in. The kids were great; keeping themselves busy talking about and anticipating the ride and also looking through our copy of the Polar Express book we had brought with us. There were nine children altogether in our group, but everyone...