I recently spent some time in Orlando, home of the Floridian Mickey Mouse, alligators, tourists paying money to hang out with the famous mouse and to watch alligators, and, last but not least, the largest McDonald’s in the world. That McDonald’s proudly served 100 billion customers on the night I went there with my family a few years ago. Or so it seemed.
On this business trip — side note: Writing about the Utah Jazz sounds much more official and important if I call road games “business trips” — I didn’t have time to frequent any of the local hot spots or tourist traps. I did make time between my job responsibilities, however, to drive out into the Magic City suburbs to visit the LDS temple in a town called Windermere.
It was well worth my time, which, by the way, seems to be the theme of the Bon Jody Temple Tour that I’m doing while traveling around the country to write about the Utah Jazz this NBA season. [Read more…]