In the least surprising news of the week, Disney raised ticket prices for their US parks. Yawn. Let me get a few things out of the way… People who enjoy going to the parks do not want to pay more. Yes, it is expensive. Yes, in 1955 Walt originally charged $1 for admission (although if … Read moreDisneyland Rant – Ticket Prices are Only Part of the Solution
I took me hearty and little buccaneers with me for lunch. Outside the restaurant were bulky, hefty wood doors, which were me first clue that there be someth’in different await’in inside.
About mid-May, following my experience with the tremor, I brought home a gift for my four-month old girl. I picked out a “Wheezy” plush doll (from Toy Story 2), a black and white penguin, with yellow feet and beak, and a small red bow tie. As he does in the movie, this stuffed animal has … Read moreYou’ve Got a Friend in Me
Sometimes people ask me why I like Disneyland so much? What makes it so special? Why do I keep going back?
It was at about 8:45 pm, local time, that it happened. A 4.7 earthquake, centered close to LAX, rolled through this part of the state. The first jolt was the hardest.
AP – Published: Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008 1:06 a.m. MDT Disneyland has announced it will throw Miley Cyrus a Sweet 16 party Oct. 5. The party will accommodate 5,000 fans at a cost of $250 each. Cyrus’s actual birthday is Nov. 23. Wow! To be in Disneyland, with a crowd of only 5000 people, sounds … Read moreDisneyland is planning Sweet 16 party for Cyrus
I once had a dream that they had built an extension of the Disneyland monorail from the Magic Kingdom to Saint George, Utah. I was pretty excited about the dream, because it meant that my ten-hour-drive would now only be a four-hour-drive and then a monorail ride the rest of the way! (Also, I did … Read moreA Magic Train to the Magic Kingdom?!
Since our return to the far flung north earlier this month, we have begun to notice negative side effects from our trip to Disneyland. I know, I know; what could possibly be the downside to visiting “The Happiest Place on Earth?” Sure, we enjoyed the rides, the shows, the lack of stress, and the great … Read moreDisneyland’s Downside
It bothers me when people say that they want to wait until their kids are older before they take them to Disneyland. I usually bite my tongue and let it pass. If you know me, you know I do a fairly good Jimmy Stewart impersonation. I have a favorite scene, from “It’s A Wonderful Life,” where … Read moreWait? Wait For What?!
Disney Character Warehouse and The Disney Store Two separate topics today – first, the Disney Character Warehouse A company by the name of AMS Liquidation runs some outlet stores under the name Disney Character Warehouse. I’ve mentioned them in the Beardall’s Guide to the Disneyland Resort (see pages link), but not in great detail. The … Read moreDisney Character Warehouse and The Disney Store