Disney Past Archive

  • Being raised by parents who grew up in the middle of the golden age of movie-making, I think Disney-MGM Studios on a whole had an instant familiar feel to it, though I had never stepped foot west of the Mississippi. As I’ve mentioned before, California seemed like a distant other […]

    Goodbye, Yellow Brick Road

    Being raised by parents who grew up in the middle of the golden age of movie-making, I think Disney-MGM Studios on a whole had an instant familiar feel to it, though I had never stepped foot west of the Mississippi. As I’ve mentioned before, California seemed like a distant other […]

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  • I’ve wanted to write a post with this title since my first visit to Disneyland in 2011. I will probably still write about the different types of Disneyland differences in future posts, but today, it’s all about the intangible. The date of my first visit is actually embarrassing to admit – a lifelong […]

    The Disneyland Difference

    I’ve wanted to write a post with this title since my first visit to Disneyland in 2011. I will probably still write about the different types of Disneyland differences in future posts, but today, it’s all about the intangible. The date of my first visit is actually embarrassing to admit – a lifelong […]

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  • The Disney park currently known as Disney’s Hollywood Studios has been the much maligned “not-a-full-day-park” for years and years now. It usually comes in 3rd or 4th place, depending on whether the person choosing enjoys Disney’s Animal Kingdom or not. I have personally defended Disney’s Hollywood Studios in the past, […]

    The Hollywood That Never Was And Never Will Be

    The Disney park currently known as Disney’s Hollywood Studios has been the much maligned “not-a-full-day-park” for years and years now. It usually comes in 3rd or 4th place, depending on whether the person choosing enjoys Disney’s Animal Kingdom or not. I have personally defended Disney’s Hollywood Studios in the past, […]

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  • I began writing this as a caption to a photo I had posted before on Instagram, of a hat-free view of Disney’s Hollywood Studios (of course, then known as Disney-MGM Studios). My thoughts got away from me, and I had soon reached “caption limit” on Instagram, so I copied and […]

    You Can Leave Your Hat Off

    I began writing this as a caption to a photo I had posted before on Instagram, of a hat-free view of Disney’s Hollywood Studios (of course, then known as Disney-MGM Studios). My thoughts got away from me, and I had soon reached “caption limit” on Instagram, so I copied and […]

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  • During a visit to Walt Disney World’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground a few months back, I was filled with an epic case of nostalgia regarding what our beloved Walt Disney World was like when it opened back in 1971. I instantly wanted to write an article reflecting on my […]

    An Ode to the Vacation Kingdom of the World

    During a visit to Walt Disney World’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground a few months back, I was filled with an epic case of nostalgia regarding what our beloved Walt Disney World was like when it opened back in 1971. I instantly wanted to write an article reflecting on my […]

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  • Dear EPCOT, I first meant to write you this letter back in October of last year. {You know, for your 30th birthday. But much like the original intent of you, EPCOT, I got a little sidetracked.} I’m here now, though, and I have a few things I want to say […]

    Dear EPCOT – My Love Letter to EPCOT Center

    Dear EPCOT, I first meant to write you this letter back in October of last year. {You know, for your 30th birthday. But much like the original intent of you, EPCOT, I got a little sidetracked.} I’m here now, though, and I have a few things I want to say […]

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  • “To tell the truth, more things of importance happened to me in Marceline than have happened since – or are likely to in the future.” With those words, Walt Disney certainly set the bar high for Marceline, Missouri. The man created an entertainment empire, winning 32 Academy Awards and millions […]

    Guest Post: One Man’s Journey to Marceline

    “To tell the truth, more things of importance happened to me in Marceline than have happened since – or are likely to in the future.” With those words, Walt Disney certainly set the bar high for Marceline, Missouri. The man created an entertainment empire, winning 32 Academy Awards and millions […]

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  • Unlike many Disney fans, I can’t really pinpoint my first visit to Walt Disney World. I like to attribute my Disney fandom to our visit in 1983, when I fell madly, deeply in love with EPCOT Center. Then I discovered this gem of a 70’s photo (right) which I guess […]

    The Little Orange Bird Returns to His Perch

    Unlike many Disney fans, I can’t really pinpoint my first visit to Walt Disney World. I like to attribute my Disney fandom to our visit in 1983, when I fell madly, deeply in love with EPCOT Center. Then I discovered this gem of a 70’s photo (right) which I guess […]

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  • Happy Easter from Zannaland and Bunnyland! I hope you enjoy this Silly Symphony gem from 1934. They sure don’t make ’em like this anymore – cartoons OR Easter! 😉

    Happy Easter from Some Funny Little Bunnies-Silly Symphony Style!

    Happy Easter from Zannaland and Bunnyland! I hope you enjoy this Silly Symphony gem from 1934. They sure don’t make ’em like this anymore – cartoons OR Easter! 😉

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  • Imagination is something that belongs to all of us...and every sparkling new idea can lead to even more! - The Dreamfinder

    Dreamfinders Do Come True-Meeting Ron Schneider

    Imagination is something that belongs to all of us...and every sparkling new idea can lead to even more! - The Dreamfinder

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