memories

  • Your Disney Memories.
    Your Disney Memories.

    What’s your favorite Disney memory or even your worst?  Some things that happen in Disney parks that are universal: The first time you saw the castle, eating at Cinderella’s Royal Table, watching the fireworks at night. All of these make for special memories but sometimes it’s the odd moment that…

  • The Park: Disneyland, Anaheim, 1959
    Linda's in the shades looking so cool.

    Editors Note: Please welcome my Aunt Linda as a new guest author. I’ve known her my whole life and she and my Aunt Dorothea played a key role in nurturing my love of Disneyland (although they probably regret it now). We’ve discussed her experiences at Disneyland from time to time…

  • Ratatouille
    Ratatouille

    I love this moment from Ratatouille, so much about what’s great about cooking is tied up in these few frames from Pixar’s talented artists.

  • New Light-Up Caps Are Fun Souvenir
    New Light-Up Caps Are Fun Souvenir

    Forget the Mickey Mouse Ears my number one most favorite souvenir to buy when I visited Disneyland were the light up hats. In particular I liked that visor with the lights that would blink, especially the Captain EO one. It’s not exactly the same, but these new baseball caps at…

  • Expressions – Magic Kingdom
    Expressions – Magic Kingdom

    This is the second video in my experiment with the sort of environmental pieces one associates with the last few minutes of CBS’ Sunday Morning. It’s called “Expressions” and the goal is bring you back into the park for a few moments and linger on some of the details that…

  • A Welcoming Problem at Walt Disney World
    A Welcoming Problem at Walt Disney World

    Although it’s not as popular as the ubiquitous castle shot, taking a picture of the “Welcome to Walt Disney World” sign is an important part of many visitors memories. At least it was until a few months ago when signs went up saying that parking in the area was for…

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