Add me please! I have dreams of a back piece with Sleeping Beauty's Castle in an art nouveau style surrounded by other Disney elements. I think for a first tattoo, though, I'd like to get Rafiki's drawing of baby Simba on my hip or upper thigh.
Last time I met her, my friend and I were at the parks to celebrate our un-birthdays. She pointed out that it was ridiculous since almost everyday was everyone's unbirthday, and what made us so special?
Noooooo!!!!! BF has never been to MTP, and we're trying to scrape together money for passes so we can go, and the slinky is my favorite part of MTP! I wanted him to see it! The videos on youtube don't look half as cool as it does in person. Sad.
Not a Screamin' fan, but I could imagine Space without music, and I feel like the ride would be pretty boring. When I rode Screamin', I wasn't paying attention to the music, I was just waiting for it to be over!
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!