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Walt Disney: The Triumph of American Imagination Part 3

Walt Disney: The Triumph of American Imagination Part 3

Walt Disney made 4 exhibits for the 1964 World’s Fair. Walt worked hard to get sponsors for his exhibits, a practice that continues in Disney World to this day. In the end, Disney made a car exhibit sponsored by Ford, a Carousel of Progress sponsored […]

Walt Disney: The Triumph of American Imagination Part 2

Walt Disney: The Triumph of American Imagination Part 2

Walt Disney was an incredibly obstinate man. His loyal big brother, Roy, somehow managed to deal with it. Whenever Roy asked Walt to keep costs down, he would impatiently say ‘I make the movies, you get the money. Just get us the money!’ And, somehow, […]

Walt Disney: The Triumph of American Imagination Part 1

Walt Disney: The Triumph of American Imagination Part 1

Did you know that Walt Disney’s life was a series of failures? That even after huge, groundbreaking successes like Snow White, his company was often on the verge of financial ruin? It’s natural to think people like Walt Disney had it easy, but that is […]

May 2017 Disney World Journal: Part 3

May 2017 Disney World Journal: Part 3

Saturday morning we arose bright and early to get to Disney Studios by opening time. Unfortunately, I underestimated the amount of time it would take me to get ready with my Leia Disneybound, and we ended up arriving just after opening. It was only 10 […]

May 2017 Disney World Journal: Part 2

May 2017 Disney World Journal: Part 2

My first night in Disney World had been suitably magical, and I was ready for more. Lucky for me, today was Friday, which meant it was finally time for the long awaited Pandora preview! But first, Magic Kingdom. We got up early to allow enough […]

May 2017 Disney World Journal: Part 1

May 2017 Disney World Journal: Part 1

YAAAYYYYY DISNEY WORLD!!!! At long last (February seems so long ago!) it was time for another Disney trip. We planned the trip because of the Pandora preview. But, obviously, we weren’t going to make any attempt to resist enjoying the rest of Disney!

Disney in Concert- The Power of Disney Music

Disney in Concert- The Power of Disney Music

Since my tenant applications for Cinderella’s castle in Magic Kingdom are consistently turned down, I’ve had to accept the fact that I cannot, alas, live at Disney. I am therefore thrilled whenever I get to experience Disney magic at home. This past weekend I had […]

Unexpected Pixie Dust

Unexpected Pixie Dust

Recently, I was in Miami doing completely un-Disney related activities: taking workshops at a Latin Dance congress. During the class I was looking down at my feet to make sure they were doing the right thing (pro tip: watching them doesn’t help). I noticed something shiny in a familiar shape- and couldn’t help reaching down and picking up a few pieces of Mouse Ear confetti- Pixie Dust. Like the treasures they are, I tucked them away in my pocket.