So I have this idea and want to know how everyone feels about it. I was going through my stuff the other day and realize just how much ridiculous stationary I have. Not to mention that I just bought a sheet of Disney stamps. And it got me to thinking that when it really comes down to it I never get a chance to use it. And MW people are really the best people around. That being said who does not like getting mail?!? I know that I do for sure! So how would you guys feel about some sort of little pen pal program for MW? I would have no problem putting it together at least initially if a lot of people, or frankly even just a few, in this post like it. Basically just get a whole bunch of people that want to do it, mix all the names up and just draw names 2 at a time and assign those people to each other. I don't know I just thought it would be a lot of fun. You get to use some snail mail the old fasioned way and maybe get to know someone new in the process. Let me know what you think! And if people love it maybe we would all have a reason to get rid of that stationary lol
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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."
Thanks for reading and watching! Hope you all have a terrific Thursday!