Margaret and I decided, shortly after Will was born, that the perfect age to visit a Disney park for the first time was seven — not so young that you don’t remember it, but not so old that most of the magic is gone. Two years ago, Will turned seven, and Margaret’s parents took him to Disneyland, and we took Lucy to Hawaii.
This year was Lucy’s seventh birthday, so it’s time to switch places. We took Will to Hawaii, and Lucy got the Swanks all to herself in southern California! Here’s what she saw: