quick question- my friend is moving back from colorado this week and she wants to get a AP when we go next thursday to DL. since shes been living in colorado for 4 years she doesnt have a current california ID yet. is it going to be possible to get a socal select passport using mail shes been gettin to her parents house in california or am expired id- or are we just out of luck thursday? any help More...
With the 25% off hotels for passholders my mom and I decided to splurge and stay at either the Disneyland hotel or the grand Californian.. Now the question is which one do we choose?! Help us out fellow mousewaiters!
So I always come on here and read what everyone has to say but today I finally overcame the laziness of making an account since my mom insisted on posting every picture of me stuffing my face with disney pickles, chicken and ribs (of course followed by a cookie) that she took throughout the day. Cheers to you mom for the great day at Disneyland, and I am now officially a member of mousewait!
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!