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Someone very special to all of us had a vision years ago: he dreamed of a place for young and old to come together, a place that would take people to a magical world – and of course those dreams led to Disneyland and Walt Disney World! Continue reading
“I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a mouse.” ~ Walt Disney Continue reading
One end of summer tradition we have is to go to the Indiana State Fair which it seems that I can somehow connect to Disney. This is year was made super easy by one of the key note attractions- Get Animated, an exhibit dedicated to the history and stories of animation and the artists, including Disney. Continue reading
When asked to write about my favorite thing at Walt Disney World, the answer came very quickly to mind. A lot of us have a favorite attraction, restaurant, park or resort. I can name several attractions that I love more than another and the same with a resort, park or restaurant, but those things don’t even come close to my most favorite thing at the most magical place on earth. Mickey, the icon of Disney World, the hidden presence of Walt that makes us smile every time we see him. He is my most favorite thing. Continue reading
There is something about this sculpture of Roy O. Disney….Walt’s brother….and Minnie, that always, ALWAYS, makes me smile. The “unknown” brother who worked in Walt’s enormous shadow, Roy was, nevertheless, the force that made much of Walt’s magic actually happen. Walt dreamed it, but Roy figured out how to make it happen. Not as glamorous…but still necessary. Even after Walt’s death, Roy was still figuring out how to make it happen, and is the reason that Walt Disney World exists. Walt’s “Partners” sculpture with Mickey stands prominently, at the end of Main Street USA, in front of Cinderella’s Castle….but he points to the other end of Main Street where Roy sits contentedly with Minnie…..”Sharing the Magic”…..because the person making the magic happen is just as important as the person who dreams of the magic. Continue reading