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Duchess_SMK
IG = "SweetMommaK". Homeschoolin', Jesus lovin',happily married Mama, living in Temecula, Ca. Favorite things:Disney History, Disney balloons (BOONS), Mary Poppins, and the Dapper Dans!
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Duchess_SMK    
 6005.6 #15 (DL Qual #5

May 28, 2015 9:53 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good morning! This busy day in Disneyland history, May 28th, 1960: "The Mine Train Through Natures Wonderland" opened in Frontierland & “The Art of Animation” building opened in Tomorrowland. 1966: "It’s A Small World" opened in Fantasyland! Previously know as "  More...

Tagged in: Disney History  
I was one of those children that opened Small World.  I have posted that before, but that brought lots of memories back.  I met Walt, shook his hand and he spoke to each of us.  I didn't want to wash my hand, and I won't say how old I was, but very little!  It meant a lot even at that age I guess?  My voice is also on the 45 that we made with the Sherman Brothers in a studio that was sold at the parks.  I believe the 45 says it was recorded by a children's choir, which was us.  We were the International Children's Choir from Long Beach.  I was a soloist when we sang the song and I represented Columbia, and sang in Spanish, which I still remember.  Kind of feels special to be a part of such an iconic part of Disneyland.  Thanks for posting these, as always! - snowwannab  728.8 #231 6:57PM
I remember you posting that and I'm so happy you brought it up again! Seriously the coolest thing I think I've read on one of my posts! So so amazing! What a cool peace of history! Thanks again!! Loved reading that! πŸ˜πŸ’— - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 8:38PM
What a wonderful memory. Thanks for sharing it with us. πŸ’– - duchess  26.3 #5885 10:12PM
Snowwannab what an incredible experience for you to be a part of! Must be a fantastic memory! :) - Bunnie  466.3 #426 10:12PM
 Wonderful post. Yes I did ride the mine trains, many times, loved it. By favorite part of a Small World is the Eiffel Tower. There is a doll half way up the tower that represents Mary Blair. The doll is dressed in Blair's typical fashion of the day. - jacdanfan  8677.1 #5 10:42AM
Thank you for answering all of my questions! Aβž•πŸ˜˜  I'll have to look for that doll next trip! Thanks for adding that!  - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 11:16AM
The doll is difficult to see, it is somewhat dark and you have to pass the tower and look back over your shoulder. - jacdanfan  8677.1 #5 12:55PM
thank! I'll be looking!  - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 5:21PM
Great to know, I'll be looking for that too, wish it was placed just a tiny bit more prominent tho - Bunnie  466.3 #426 10:14PM
The train stopping for the fireworks sounds really great! I would have loved to see that as described. Great post! QC! - Tom  8770.5 #4 8:07PM
Thanks so much Tom! I wish I could have seen the fireworks from there too! You're very kind to let me know you enjoyed this! Thanks again!  - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 3:22AM
Thank you @@Duchess_SMK! I know these take a ton of work and I really missed them whilst you were so busy with the new baby!  I always learn something I did not know or remember something that I experienced! I never rode  the mine train but wish that and a few other past attractions would come back!  - secretagentangel  1558.0 #95 8:56PM
SAA! Hi! Thank you darlin! I'm still crazy busy. But I do try and still write posts for the opening and closing of most attractions. 😊 I'm with you! I wish everything could have stayed....but oh boy, we'd need a bigger park! 😜 - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 3:24AM

Duchess_SMK    
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May 27, 2015 6:58 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good morning! This day in Disney history, May 27th, 1977. After 2 years of construction, Space Mountain is officially dedicated in Tomorrowland, (after being open since May 4th to the public).   More...

Tagged in: Disney History  
Awesome history lesson!!Β ... knocked it out of the park again...love the commercial! Β Thanks for all the research and time you put into these... - evilemohand  668.4 #265 7:07AM
        - evilemohand  668.4 #265 7:08AM
Thanks so much!  Really appreciate you telling me you enjoy them!! πŸ’› - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 7:18AM
There is always at least a tid bit if not the whole article thsy is new to me....love them  - evilemohand  668.4 #265 7:23AM
Oh good! Sometimes I wonder if people get sick of them. πŸ˜‚ history doesn't change so I'm sure they are repetitive year after year. Glad to hear you still like em and pick something up from them!  - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 7:36AM
You're my favorite teacher! 🍎 Thank you! - jacdanfan  8677.1 #5 7:29AM
Awwwwww! Now that is adorable! Aβž• ☺️ thank you!  - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 7:37AM
great article!     - MsTikiMermadam  307.5 #805 4:48AM
I love being able to sit side by side too. Thanks for another wonderful post.  - Bassplayerswife  344.6 #635 7:23AM

Duchess_SMK    
 6005.6 #15 (DL Qual #5

May 9, 2015 11:01 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Anybody up for a little shootin'? No wait! ☺️ #live from #Frontierland

πŸ’₯πŸ”« pew pew - PixiePirateMaid  328.9 #690 12:00AM

Duchess_SMK    
 6005.6 #15 (DL Qual #5

May 9, 2015 10:39 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Watching, waiting....wishing....someday I'll get to enjoy it again....☺️ waiting with the sleeping babies while daddy and the eldest enjoy. #live from Frontierland

Isn't it Mother's Day week-end? I say milk it as much as possible, have them wait for YOU when they are done with the ride! lol  - Donaldfan_532  237.3 #1426 10:54PM
Hi @Duchess_SMK - secretagentangel  1558.0 #95 10:56PM
- pamntink  41.6 #4842 11:00PM
I say Daddy watches sleeping babies while Mom plays!!!  - Boundin  607.4 #302 11:07PM

Duchess_SMK    
 6005.6 #15 (DL Qual #5

May 9, 2015 9:33 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
#fireworks #live from Main Street USA 😍

Tagged in: Fireworks  
😍😍😍 - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1112.8 #147 9:35PM
You're a day early - philliprocks  1114.1 #145 9:47PM
philliprocks Never hurts to be early! I know you are concerned about my sanity ever since I posted that video on Instagram with the wrong date. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1112.8 #147 10:23PM
Thank you @raidiatorsprings4ever! 😘 same to you!  - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 10:42PM
- pamntink  41.6 #4842 9:43PM
Thanks! 😊 - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 10:43PM
Love it! So  - DarthTinkerbell  376.1 #557 10:53PM
- jmza4  269.9 #31532 10:53PM

Duchess_SMK    
 6005.6 #15 (DL Qual #5

May 9, 2015 9:21 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Feeling tiny....#live from bugsland

great pix! - MsTikiMermadam  307.5 #805 2:59AM
I love your Mary sticker! I need to hang out on MW more. - brigeet  403.0 #513 7:56AM
I love this shot!! Happy Mother's Day!!   - adisneyfamily  864.8 #194 8:02AM

Duchess_SMK    
 6005.6 #15 (DL Qual #5

May 5, 2015 8:14 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good morning! This day in Disney history, May 5th, 2004: 11 years ago today, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror officially opened in DCA. tot  More...

Tagged in: Disney History  
Awesome, thanks for this!  I do love the WDW more...last year it was my little one's fav and my oldest refused to ride at all. He does the DCA one now, so exited to go to WDW in a few weeks so we can ride together!  - MinnieMousewife  871.1 #189 11:25AM
Wow!  11 years?  Must admit, I prefer looking to riding. But, it is well themed (although poorly dusted). Very interesting reading about the mechanics. Thanks for another great post!   - redsoxcarlos  1659.1 #87 9:57PM
Omg..this one is just below the  for me.  I finally got to ride this by myself and it was creepy 😱 - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  906.6 #181 10:00PM
I wish I could try the WDW . I did not know that Rod Sterling's wife was part of the opening ceremony. I love this attraction. 😍😍 - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1112.8 #147 10:15PM

Duchess_SMK    
 6005.6 #15 (DL Qual #5

May 4, 2015 7:10 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good morning! This day in Disneyland history, May 4th, 1977: Space Mountain opened in Disneyland.  Not to be confused with the official dedication and grand opening ceremony which happened a few weeks later on May 27th, 1977.   More...

Tagged in: Disney History  
Awesome info. We love this attractions. Never been on a different version but i'ld like to try them all. When my youngest was finally tall enough to ride we took him cause he loves roller coasters and he cried and cried. We couldn't figure out why he got so upset riding Space Mountain until one day he says "I don't want to go to outer space". He thought we were really launching into space and was terrified he was going to die because there wasn't any oxygen in space. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Now that he's 14 and fearless, it's so wonderful to have these memories.Β  - Bassplayerswife  344.6 #635 10:37AM
Bassplayerswife I love these types of stories ! So cute! - TinyDancerTay  115.3 #3214 8:40PM
My son had a similar breakdown his first time on Star Tours - BeatleMike  609.1 #301 11:32PM
Thanks!! Oh my goodness! What a awesome memory! Talk about some Disney Magic right there! I'm sure the imagineers would be proud to read the experience felt so real! Thanks for sharing it with us! πŸ˜‰ - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 12:37AM
My favorite ride - Linzee  1045.9 #162 6:45PM
πŸ‘†πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ» not true...whoever you are using my account please delete the app, sign out, change your password..do something and please let us know who you are supposed to be so Admin can fix this. - Linzee  1045.9 #162 9:16PM
I did.  I deleated the app and logged on using my computer.  It was fixed , but as soon as I commented your screen name popped up.  That's why I didn't comment anymore. I am done asking admin to look into it because he officially doesn't give care.  The only thing I can think of was when I got a new laptop and dialed up thingy it some who cancelled out my screen name.  I am not doing anything wrong. I want this thing figured out too. - Linzee  1045.9 #162 9:43PM
You know this happened like two or three weeks ago when everyone was posting as someone else. Remember?  Maybe there was a glitch still going on with mine. That's why admin can't read or find my emails to him - Linzee  1045.9 #162 9:45PM
Please tell us who you are...he is actively searching this out, I've been messaging him. - Linzee  1045.9 #162 9:48PM
He needs to know what screen name you should be using, please help us figure this out.  Tracking your IP isn't working.   - Linzee  1045.9 #162 9:51PM
Please just type your screenname in a reply here or email me, email is on my profile page. Β I mean sharing an account is cool, but we are gonna have to get a few things straight...I don't like Space Mountain, or TOT or Screamin. Β I also don't eat meat so please don't comment 'nice pic or that's my fave" on those posts. Β I also do not usually thank or comment on blurry pics. Β I don't like the Grand and EQ if this is you using my account, I will for sure get a good laugh out of it. Β  - Linzee  1045.9 #162 10:13PM
😁 - Linzee  1045.9 #162 11:08PM
I'm really confused. - dizneedude   823.0 #202 12:29AM
Oh no! πŸ˜”. Sorry to see this Linzee - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 12:37AM
Admin πŸ‘†πŸΌ - Linzee  1045.9 #162 6:32PM
Love your posts - Dizkid  364.1 #579 9:51PM
Thanks so much! πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘‹πŸ» - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 12:51AM
Thank you for sharing this video!  - TeenMickey  388.6 #533 12:07AM
No problem! Happy you enjoyed the post! ☺️ - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 12:52AM

Duchess_SMK    
 6005.6 #15 (DL Qual #5

May 2, 2015 1:49 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
#live from Main Street USA! How many stickers do you see?

- thatgirljenn  1455.1 #102 2:18PM
Oh good! You saw the boons!  - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 6:13PM
Always!!!! I love Disney boons! - thatgirljenn  1455.1 #102 6:14PM
- pamntink  41.6 #4842 2:32PM
πŸ‘πŸ» - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 6:16PM
πŸ‘πŸ» - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 6:18PM
 I see a lot of stickers  - philliprocks  1114.1 #145 11:46PM
That was to much work  - Fantasmicfan1  1270.0 #118 11:51PM
I think you are lying!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1112.8 #147 12:04AM
Well done - TinkerSchelle  1524.0 #99 12:10AM
  - PixiePirateMaid  328.9 #690 2:29AM

Duchess_SMK    
 6005.6 #15 (DL Qual #5

May 2, 2015 12:56 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
😍 live from ROA! Stickers please!

- pikarich  3938.5 #27 12:58PM
Typical....not playing by the rules. πŸ˜‚ - Duchess_SMK  6005.6 #15 6:10PM
- BibbidiBobbidiMe  167.9 #2352 1:02PM