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Give the gift of Disneyland Memories

The Disneyland family vacation is an American tradition. You may bring home a set of Mouse Ears, a scarf, or a photo album, but mostly what you bring home are memories. And what are memories, but mental reconstructions of an experience. A sniff, a story,… Read More »Give the gift of Disneyland Memories

59th Anniversary of Disneyland’s Opening Day

We’ll let the historians debate whether opening day for Disneyland was July 17th, when the live TV broadcast and dedication was made, or July 18th, when the first public ticket was admitted through the gate. Either way, it’s a pretty remarkable thing that Walt’s little… Read More »59th Anniversary of Disneyland’s Opening Day

Dispatch from Disneyland: my book project.

When I first started writing the vignettes that were to become the Dispatch from Disneyland stories, my goal was simple — share some of the magic I felt when in the park with people who couldn’t be there. I was thankful that Doobie gave them… Read More »Dispatch from Disneyland: my book project.

The Morning Report – TGIF Edition

What a crazy week. I hope you’re getting ready for a big Disney weekend. In the meantime, it’s time to close some stories I’ve been meaning to get to: Disneyland.com has been upgraded and now resembles it’s eastern cousin more closely. TV Kirby’s weekly list… Read More »The Morning Report – TGIF Edition