• Happy Birthday Walt!
    Happy Birthday Walt!

    Walt Disney would have been 110 years old today. The man was a lot more complicated than the ‘Uncle Walt’ character he created for public consumption. Here are a few books I recommend if you’re looking to gain more insight into the man who started it all: Walt before Mickey:…

  • Happy Birthday Donald Duck
    Happy Birthday Donald Duck

    Today, June 9th, 1934, Donald Duck made his big screen debut in Walt Disney’s animated short “The Wise Little Hen.” Donald was a late comer to the group known as the “Fab Five” (Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy & Pluto). He was so late, he was the only one to premiere…

  • Happy Birthday Walt Disney!
    Happy Birthday Walt Disney!

    Today is the 109th Anniversary of Walt Disney’s birth. We celebrate his legacy everyday here at The Disney Blog. But today I would love to hear how Walt’s life and legacy has affected you. Please share in the comments the most special ‘Disney’ moment in your life. I’ll start with…

  • Ruthie Thompson – Happy 100th Birthday
    Ruthie Thompson – Happy 100th Birthday

    Congratulations to Ruthie Thompson on her 100th Birthday today. Ruthie was recently profiled in the Vanity Fair piece on the Ink and Paint Girls. Ruthie grew up on the street where Walt Disney lived in Hollywood. She was asked to be an extra in a couple of his early films….

  • Magic Kingdom Meandering
    Magic Kingdom Meandering

    I took off Friday for my son’s 6th birthday. As per his wish, we spent some time meandering through the Magic Kingdom doing what he wanted to do (mostly). The day started with ride over to the park on the monorail. Believe it or not, that was my first ride…

  • Celebrating A Birthday at Disneyland
    Celebrating A Birthday at Disneyland

    Ron is an Annual Passholder to Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA. His birthday was Friday the 2nd and he decided to spend it at Disneyland and take advantage of the special offer that’s part of the new “What Will You Celebrate?” promotion. I’ve asked Ron to provide us with some…

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