History

Just Around the River Bend

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February 5, 2016
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I’m from Flint, MI.  Unless you’ve been at Walt Disney World, immersed in a world of fantasy for the last month, you know that the water in my hometown has not been safe for consumption for well over a year, since the water source was changed from Lake Huron to the Flint River and...
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Magic Memories: Jammin Jungle Parade

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January 6, 2016
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I’m a big Disney World Fan. I can safely say that I’ve been there more than most people and my estimate is somewhere around 500 times and counting. The highlight of my Disney Adventure has been the time we were having lunch at Flame Tree BBQ and a cast member holding a clip-board came up...
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Disney Character History – Part 2

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December 17, 2015
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In my last article, we looked at the history of Mickey Mouse, the icon  of the Walt Disney Company. So, as promised, we are now going to take a look at Mickey’s girlfriend – Minnie Mouse. Despite having the same last name, Mickey and Minnie are not related and have never been married. Minnie...
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It’s Our Last Chance to See the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights!

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December 5, 2015
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If you don’t already know, Disney announced that this year will be the final season for the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights! I didn’t waste any time waiting to see them and I made plans to see them in Mid-November.  It was befitting that it was a raining on that evening since it might...
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Disney History of November 26th

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November 26, 2015
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Today, we celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends. There is a great deal of Disney history on November 26th. Here are some of the events that occurred on this day in Disney history: 1937 – Pluto’s Quin-Puplets cartoon written by Earl Hurd and directed by Ben Sharpsteen is released. 1938 – Flora Disney, mother...
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Discovering “Frozen” While Visiting My Family in Oslo, Norway (part II)

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November 3, 2015
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I’m back in Orlando after a wonderful 8 day trip to Norway. I never have enough time to do all the things I plan on doing, but spending time with my family is always the highlight. I have travelled to Norway at least a dozen times, and I am always fascinated by the stark...
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Discovering “Frozen” While Visiting My Family in Oslo, Norway (part I)

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October 5, 2015
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We flew over 15 hours to get to Oslo, Norway to see my brother and his family. With my 81 year old Mother in tow we hit the road for a short family get together. Mom has a new granddaughter to meet so we’re making a special trip to establish our relationship with her.  Norway...
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Idina Menzel (or what John Travolta would say “Adele Dazeem”) at the Walt Disney Theater in Downtown Orlando

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August 5, 2015
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  John Travolta lives pretty close to Orlando in a town called Ocala, so I was hoping he’d show up to Adina Menzel’s concert at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on July 25th.  She was performing in the “Walt Disney Theater” and it was all over the local news, but Travolta was a no...
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Walt Disney World Bucket List 2015

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July 17, 2015
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Hi my friends! I hope that everyone is enjoying summertime! Our Walt Disney World vacation is less than a month away! I am revisiting our bucket list for this trip in this article. I’m referring to this trip on Facebook as my #gonnahappen#bucketlist#disneyside trip! We are going to finish our Princess Mission on this trip,...
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The Struggle of Tomorrowland

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May 28, 2015
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***Mild spoilers ahead. Please read only after watching the Walt Disney Studios’ film Tomorrowland*** Being a hardcore Disney fan is not always filled with pixie-dusted sunshine and Mickey Mouse kisses. The urge to visit the parks frequently or to keep up with the most current Disney news and rumors are constant endeavors. You might...
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