Ok guys, I know I'm late but I would like to share with you guys my 2 day amazing b-day trip. My amazing husband Samtrooper made it all happen and I couldn't be any happier with how everything turned out. The first day we had breakfast at Ariel's Grotto, I got so many "Happy Birthday Princess" from all the Disney Princess, it made me smile for ever. Later on I met up with JenInWonderland (we have the same birthday and age, how rad!) For dinner time we went to Goofy's kitchen. It was so much fun, got to meet so many characters even Pocahontas! My fave was Snow White because we talked forever and just when I thought we were done, the waiters came out with a princess jewelry box cake and Snow White sang happy birthday to me as well. Later on at night we spent the rest of the night at ElecTRONica taking in everything as much as possible. We got coins from Flynn's Arcade as souvenirs, we had Glowjitos and Digitinis. We got our faces painted with glow in the dark paint and danced the night away. Day 2: Started off with breakfast with Minnie and Friends at the Plaza Inn, so much fun and the food was great! I spent most of the day at Tomorrowland and an amazing newlywed couple found me, wished me a happy birthday and gave me a Boba Fett vinyl, so awesome (I'm terrible and forgot names, please forgive me) Also I had In-Park RAKs and a lot of mouse waiters found me, yay! Afterwards we rode the monorail to dtd and we rode up in the front for the very first time, it was such an awesome experience (we even had to stop for a bit so some ducks could move) Visited Trader Sam's for the first time, had some drinks and appetizers, honestly best bar ever hands down! Later we had the Blue Bayou for dinner by the water, I had the surf and turf, so good. Also our waiter Tim was so awesome and of course I had another princess jewelry box cake coming, only this one was fancier, loved it. Before the night ended we went back to ElecTRONica to experience it for one last night, I even got a pic with Castor (Zuse), so rad! Also we ended the night with some Astro Blasters and the ride broke down, first time ever that happens to us. All in all, it was the best birthday I ever had, best time at Disneyland I ever had. My husband did an amazing job planning everything out. Also I want to thank everyone in Mouse Wait that wished me a happy birthday, you guys are awesome and you guys made my b-day extra special with just that. Sorry for the long post, toodles! :)
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Mr. Disney was one of five children, four boys and a girl. He was the fourth born Disney son. He was named after his parents pastor and friend Walter Parr, a preacher at St. Paul Congregational Church. The pastor, in turn, will later name his son Elias, after Walt's father.
Most of Walt's childhood was spent on a farm in Marceline, Missouri, where he began drawing, painting and selling pictures to neighbors and family friends. In 1911, the family moved to Kansas City, where his love for trains really developed. His Uncle, Mike Martin, was a train Engineer who worked on the route between Fort Madison, Iowa, and Marceline. Walt would later work a summer job with the railroad, selling newspapers and snacks to the travelers. To read more about Walts love for trains
Video: Walt riding the Lilly Belle at the Studio. Video courtesy of The Walt Disney Family Museum.
To watch a short biography of Walts life:
Walt and Lillian Disney with unnamed friend, London, 1935.
Walt Disney in my opinion, is a wonderful example of the American dream! He represents: imagination, optimism, creation, and self-made success in the American tradition. He brought us closer to the future, while telling us of the past, it is certain, Walt Disney was a great man! He and his brother Roy co-founded Walt Disney Productions, which became one of the best-known motion-picture production companies in the world! Disney was an innovative animator and created the cartoon characters we all love to watch today. :) He won 22 Academy Awards during his lifetime, and was the founder of the magical playgrounds that ties us all together, Disneyland and Disney World. Had he been alive today he would be 112 years old! Happy birthday Walt! Thank you so much for believing in your dreams! You are a true inspiration.
In honor of today, it would be fun if we all mentioned our favorite quote from Mr. Disney. I'll go first, I have many, but this one always sticks out:
"I've always been interested in the past and history and I think it's vital."
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