Don’t let your holiday gift giving become a nightmare. Give the gift of sweet nostalgia and magical memories to every Disney fan on your list. “Dispatch from Disneyland: Stories and Essays from the Happiest Place on Earth” contains over 25 beautiful stories and essays about… Read More »Give the gift of nostalgia and magical memories this holiday season.
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
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
We’re now just 7 days away from the end of my Dispatch from Disneyland book crowd funding project over on Kickstarter. The initial goal has been reached, but there is a lot more that can be done with the book than what this minimal funding… Read More »100 vs 500 – Race to Dispatch from Disneyland Deadline
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.
When I initially thought about crowd funding my “Dispatch from Disneyland: The Fireworks Spot and Other Tales” book on Kickstarter.com, I was nervous about how long it would take to reach the goal. So I set my expectations low with a goal that would let… Read More »Crowd Funding the Dispatch from Disneyland Book – That’s What Friends Are For
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