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Melody_CM
Wheaton College '79. Adoptions and legal life planning lawyer. My blog includes a Disney series: ThinkingChristianWoman.com
Member Since: December 11, 2011
Credits Purchased: 65000.00
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Trivia Challenge One Score: 246.38 #21
Trivia Challenge Two Score: 63.48 #1374
Total Wait Time Points: 20882.27
Total Quality Points: 774 #109
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Total Lounge Points: 76.57
30 Day MouseRank: 1881.71
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 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

July 28, 2016 2:52 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#RAK - it is my privilege to share Company D tickets once again with my dear Mouse Wait friends and family. 2 tickets for Aug 3-31 will be given away on Sun July 31. To enter, pls share a magical moment that a Disney cast member has created for you. I hope you win!

A CM experience that I observed aboard the Disneyland Railroad. A teenage girl and her parents boarded and something caught my eye. It was her white cane. She was visually impaired. She sat in the row closest to the entrance. It was the train car with only two long rows. A conductor called, "All aboard!" And we were off! This conductor stayed on the running boards and made small talk with the family. Being observant, he started verbally describing the scenery in detail and mentioning unique things. You could see her visualizing his words in her mind. As soon as I reached Main Street station, I hopped off and went straight to City Hall. I noted the CM's name and reported his exemplary behavior to a supervisor. I just thought he'd get a "gold star" in his file. No. She informed me he would be presented with a certificate in front of his coworkers in a ceremony. Wow! I had no idea.  He so deserved it!  - Saldogmom  0.7 #73198 7:18PM
Btw, pls do not enter me in the RAK. I just love to read the stories!  - Saldogmom  0.7 #73198 10:11PM
Back in the original DCA, my son and I were eating faces into our tortillas and then went to the bread factory. My son was a very young autistic boy and he was trying real hard to tell the employees it was his birthday. One of the CMs came out and gave him a mini Mickey sourdough bread. No one could touch nor eat of this special loaf. He ate it all at home and I don't think he was hungry the rest of the day. It was just really nice and special.  - Plumiegirl  10358.0 #9 5:55PM
Please add me. CMs made my nieces and nephew's birthday first trip to DL truly magical. We were walking through fantasy Faire and a lovely CM took my princesses to the front of the line to meet the princesses. Later that day, a churro CM cut up a gratis churro for the kids to share for their birthday. They both got city hall compliments.  - JenGwen323  2051.7 #85 8:54AM
I cannot thank you enough for the opportunity to spend a small fortune! If @@@goofygal should win you will greatly improve Disney’s bottom line for the next fiscal quarter, lol. We have had many positive encounters with CMs but I’d like to share a story that is just simply a nice gesture we received. While walking thru Paradise Pier a couple of years ago Goofygal and I saw a plaid by himself and by chance I had a question and approached him to ask. He was friendly and outgoing. He asked how we were and we told him we were just walking off lunch. He asked if he could walk with us. So we walked and talked all the way around Paradise Pier and on to Condor Flats. As we walked past Soaring he asked if we’d like to go on it, of course, we said, and he simply walked us on it. How nice was that. A totally unexpected kind gesture by a plaid who really made our day, just by being warm, friendly, and nice. Thank you for the RAK, very kind of you. Please add me for @@@goofygal - jacdanfan  12372.7 #6 10:26AM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

July 22, 2016 1:34 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Where do we meet for Christmas in July tonight? Sorry if it's been posted all over the place.

I tagged you in @secretagentangel postπŸ˜€ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2184.9 #76 1:42PM
Got it. Thank you! - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 1:46PM
See you at EARL! - FrankenweenieVelinee  3630.2 #45 1:46PM

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 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

May 22, 2016 12:18 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
RAK ended - Thank you to everyone who participated. I wish I had 60 tickets to give away! Your responses warmed my heart and encouraged me to continue helping guests like you find their happy at the Happiest Place on Earth! Pls join me in congratulating our winners, YoPirate and MariFICENT. All of you mouse people are the best. It's a privilege to share the love of Disney with you. Pls say "hi" if  More...

@@Melody_CM. Loved what you wrote. Very nice!!! Congrats to winners!! Looking forward to pix! - Bobbierocha  95.2 #3761 6:21PM
Oh my goodness!  I can't believe it!  Thank you so much @Melody_CM for this amazing opportunity.  I'm beyond excited but also very nervous about what this trip may do to my bank account. 😣  Thank you all for your congratulations!  - MariFICENT  194.2 #2138 10:13PM
Oh my goodness!  I can't believe it!  Thank you so much @Melody_CM for this amazing opportunity.  I'm beyond excited but also very nervous about what this trip may do to my bank account. 😣  Thank you all for your congratulations!  - MariFICENT  194.2 #2138 10:13PM
Congrats @@@YoPirate and @@MariFICENT! Β What a special treat! I am a bit jealous. Β  - Nikki3Mous3  152.4 #2750 10:21PM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

May 18, 2016 12:38 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
RAK - giving away 2 Company D admittance tickets to 2 MWers who tell us their favorite Disney character, and why. Each ticket admits you and a guest once in June to shop for discounted Disney merchandise without being accompanied by a CM. Winners selected in a few days. I hope you win!

Thank you for this RAK. I would love to be added. I love Princess Tiana. I admire her optimism, work ethic, kindness, and love of family. She is beautiful role model for little girls.πŸ’šπŸ‘‘πŸΈ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2184.9 #76 3:50PM
Wow great Rak. I will share my story. I have always loved Chip and Dale growing up but they are my favorite (Dale especially). I was on my 2nd solo trip this past January and still feeling awkward about it. I saw Chip and Dale in DCA taking pictures. I got inline despite my embarrassment of being alone. I gave the CM a line that my family was "else where in the park" (πŸ˜‚).   Chip and Dale made me so welcomed and appreciated. The CM took tons of pics of them hugging and kissing me πŸ˜‚. It was awesome. Those pictures are some of my all time favorite. In addition, recently had a character breakfast for the first time last week and saw Dale. I told him he was my favorite and soon after he presented a red rose to me (which I will keep forever ) πŸ˜‚. Thanks for allowing me to share this special memory.  - tvdisneylove  130.2 #3129 12:48PM
It's awkward at first but I love going solo now. There are lots of us.  - Taunton  1518.9 #120 7:31PM
Years ago I used to drop my daughter off at school and go to Disneyland  2 / 3 times a week by myself until time to pick her up. I will always remember that lucky time  - dianaaa  105.1 #3592 10:24PM
How amazing please add me! My favorite character is Mickey. My love for him started young and in turn he has become a symbol of hope love and happiness. Some of the darkest times in my life I look through my Disneyland albums and see my picture with Mickey and automatically feel a little better :) thanks  - excmdlgurl  397.6 #593 9:46AM
I love love love the Evil Queen! She is edgy and once even told me to get to the back of the line- i did not know where that was but I could not stop laughing. She asked me if I was mad (crazy for laughing) and I said wrong character that would be the mad Hatter who then walk up and it went way to funny after that.  - Plumiegirl  10358.0 #9 10:09AM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

May 13, 2016 12:07 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Enjoying drawing water art Donald Duck when my brother #DisneyDonn visited recently with his family.

It must be  water since it stays visible so long - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2026.5 #87 1:14PM
Maybe magical drawing water has to be drawn from the magical wishing well.  - WonkyPilgrim  586.8 #368 1:30PM
To support the Governor's mandate to conserve water, our magical water is ice melt from outdoor vending carts.  - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 1:48PM
Melody_CM Now THAT is terrific! How clever and conscientious! πŸ‘πŸΌ Disney makes my heart so happy 😊 - WonkyPilgrim  586.8 #368 1:51PM
   - Ilovegoofy  122.9 #3245 12:15PM
Just wondering when you'll hit 20,000...getting close have any others gotten there? - DisneyMom13  331.7 #777 8:15AM
- DisneyHeidi09  231.4 #1656 8:46AM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

April 10, 2016 11:29 AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Star Wars Land visual update

The tunnel was part of the roundhouse, for train storage, from original train  route, at opening. Had more recently been used as workshops after roundhouse was moved & expanded.  As of Wed. when talking to to cast members, it's unclear if the tunnels will survive to be part of the new Star Wars area.  The long white building was being crunched by several large backhoes  Wed afternoon  - Dvstock  147.8 #2824 12:41PM
Yep  - DisneylandDisneyland  489.2 #465 1:31PM
That big long white building got moved !  - DisneylandDisneyland  489.2 #465 11:32AM
Does anyone know what the two pocket caves are all about? - BirthdayGoof  210.6 #1937 11:38AM
I think that's part of the train tunnel - DeadliestPassholder  365.4 #656 11:47AM
I think it's the entrance from that side because the train is going to go right by the rivers of America which is going to be way father up than that ! That what we know of now  - DisneylandDisneyland  489.2 #465 11:51AM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

April 10, 2016 10:52 AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Ever-vigilant security and Main St transportation CM's wrangling baby ducks just now with their hats! (check out the little girl's delighted face) they actually picked a few up with their hats and returned them to safety.

🎢 Save the ducks tuppence a bag🎢 - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2026.5 #87 11:54AM
Save our ducklings - disneybob49  904.1 #216 11:26AM
How cute! I would like that job!  - sheridanrabbit  260.7 #1316 8:06PM
    - Nikki3Mous3  152.4 #2750 10:36PM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

April 10, 2016 10:23 AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Turtle dreams - "I shall scale these mere walls and save the fair maiden!" (do you see the handsome turtle prince?)

Awww!  What a brave little toas...turtle! - mrspotts  101.7 #3652 10:42AM
Ha! Good one! You're pretty clever, for a teapot - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 10:55AM
A turtle 🐒 can dream - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2026.5 #87 12:00PM
That is great - buddhaluvthemouse  34.2 #5835 1:07PM
Dream big lil turtle, dream big! - TinyDancerTay  563.4 #387 1:47PM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

April 10, 2016 10:08 AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Oh, to be a bird on a wire!

If I were a bird I would live at Disneyland 😁 - Bassplayerswife  791.9 #251 10:16AM
Me too! - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 10:26AM
A lot of them do! πŸ˜€ - redsoxcarlos  3835.6 #42 1:02PM
Can you just imagine being high up on the wire looking down on Disneyland?   Maybe they can create a ride to do just that.  - disneyforme  501.0 #456 10:20AM
I'm sure they are very happy to be living at Disney! (And with all the kids that spill popcorn I'm sure they are never hungry!) - TheWeirdWriter  183.8 #2275 2:08PM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

April 10, 2016 10:03 AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Bloomin gray morning beauty

- chads018  704.7 #295 10:07AM
Oh so pretty! Thanks ! - misschurro  7633.1 #12 10:08AM
Did you read this in a British accent - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2026.5 #87 11:56AM
I did, after you mentioned itπŸ˜‚ - misschurro  7633.1 #12 12:13PM
- Disneydollarpam  65.8 #4406 12:32PM
- noemizepeda  279.6 #1123 10:03PM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

April 7, 2016 6:40 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Hey AP's, have you picked up your cool Carthay button at Blue Sky Cellar yet?

Ohh I want one...!!! - carminaire  870.0 #225 12:29PM
This looks the same as last week's. I'm confused. - Taunton  1518.9 #120 2:31PM
Same  - DisneylandDisneyland  489.2 #465 3:55PM
I was told yesterday it changes every Monday.  - richiii3  1603.4 #114 7:07PM
I wish!!!!!!😍😍😍😍 - TinkerSchelle  2071.8 #84 12:45AM
@Melody_CM : When will Mickey's Halloween tickets go on sale for Disneyland?  - crazyfriends  1.5 #63608 2:03AM
Haven't heard any public announcement yet. Probably hear something as we get closer to Sept - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 12:39PM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

April 4, 2016 10:07 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Thank you all for sharing! Maybe you can make some of those dreams come true! Winners are KrystalColors, AlyssaDisneyland, and Evilemohand. Congrats! Thanks again! 500 credits will be given to one MWer tomorrow evening Tue 4/5 who answers the question, "what is your dream job, and why?" Can be a role at the Disneyland resort, but doesn't have to be. Thanks for playing!

I feel like I am working my dream job! I am a Special Education teacher for students with moderate/severe disabilities. My class is Kindergarten thru 2nd Grade. I absolutely love the kiddos and tho it can be challenging at times, it is what I love to do! ❀️ I have one student from my first year teaching who graduated last year from High School and I felt so honored and blessed that I was invited to her graduation party!  - EvilPrincess  391.8 #599 10:20AM
My sister-in-law is a Special Education teacher in Olympia, WA! Kuddos to you both! - DisneyHeidi09  231.4 #1656 12:22PM
Thank you. Teachers definitely play a huge part in children's lives.  - MARVELus  695.6 #303 4:27PM
Beautiful  - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 8:32PM
Hands down, my dream job would combine Disneyland Resort and helping people... I would love to work with the Wish Granting department, so I could help people with disabilities and life threatening illnesses (and their families) with having the most amazing time at the parks and resort and hopefully making lasting memories for the whole family to enjoy and share! 😻😻😻 - Catski23  30.3 #6217 10:53AM
Wow  - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 8:33PM
I think I have a new "dream job" now. That would be so amazing to be a part of.  - EvilqueenRS  681.1 #313 9:30PM
I think this is one of the best answers I have ever seen. - Bibba  516.8 #435 9:57PM
Thank you very much!!! - evilemohand  1222.5 #154 4:16AM
Thank you so much!!!! It was my birthday so this is like a belated birthday present and means so much to me! Thank you, thank you.  - KrystalColors  335.2 #761 8:42PM
You're welcome. How fun! Happy birthday! - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 9:05PM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

April 1, 2016 1:32 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Two of my favorite things so far are pin trading and being a licensed character water artist. My favorite thing about water art is working with children to finish the character drawing. I just love playworking at Disneyland!

How exciting--I adore the water art!  We once saw a CM painting Wall-E, and I just thought that was so special to see 😊 - Spoonful_O_Sugar  642.0 #335 2:01PM
Wall-E 🌱😍 - misschurro  7633.1 #12 2:14PM
Aw, little Wall-E 😍🌱 - Spoonful_O_Sugar  642.0 #335 5:42PM
Aww!! Love it! How special for the children 😍 Hope to see you one day in action!!  - misschurro  7633.1 #12 1:35PM
I would like that too! I'm scheduled to sweep Main Street tomorrow late afternoon/evening. If possible, I might be drawing in front of the depot for guests waiting for the parade, like around 7:15 pm or so. - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 1:42PM
Oh fun!! - misschurro  7633.1 #12 4:12PM
That is awesome  - Disneydollarpam  65.8 #4406 8:21PM
I love these.  Once I saw aCM draw Pooh, Stitch And Mickey.  It was a very memorable night. - potatohead25  802.4 #246 9:54PM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

February 28, 2016 3:58 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Could someone please post the animation academy schedule for the rest of today?

I just posted it for you - YoPirate  1824.3 #100 4:26PM

Thanked by:   MsTikiMermadam   secretagentangel  
 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

February 24, 2016 7:33 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Happy to share that I "earned my ears" last night. Thank you for all your kind interest and support!

 And thank you for a wonderful job. Yours is the most important job in the park that most people take for granted. From the bottom of my heart thank you.  - Bassplayerswife  791.9 #251 12:01AM
Thank you. Walt promised Lily that his park would be clean and a lot of fun. I enjoy being part of that legacy.  - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 7:13AM
Thanks for creating  - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2184.9 #76 8:15PM
That's awesome! Congratulations :) - BibbidiBobbidiBoo  112.8 #3458 12:44PM
Well done!!  - Maddernhorn  919.0 #212 2:36PM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

February 20, 2016 1:12 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Beginning to perform my magic broom act for a little birthday boy

Soo happy you love your dream job! I bet you make lots of kids of all ages happy too! 😘😘 - secretagentangel  7431.7 #13 1:47PM
Sweeping Beauty performing her  - DisneyMom13  331.7 #777 2:23PM
Love this so much! Thanks for sharing your talents..! - carminaire  870.0 #225 7:19AM
That is so wonderful  - Disneydollarpam  65.8 #4406 10:27AM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

February 17, 2016 12:21 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Check it out! There are actual corn plants sprouting under the popcorn wagon at the hub! I saw some under the plaza wagon too.

Look up AND look down!!! So much to observe. I think I'll go during my daughter's 8th grade trip and walk around alone. Then I can see more.  - DisneyMom13  331.7 #777 10:11AM
Yes. One of the MANY perks of being one of the sweeping beauties at Disneyland! - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 11:47AM
Oh my gosh....that is so  @Melody_CM - DisneyMom13  331.7 #777 2:06PM
Farmer Mickey at work! 🌽 - redsoxcarlos  3835.6 #42 3:15AM
! Super cool! - dizzneyfan  725.8 #286 5:33PM
🌽🌽🌽 - OhanaPhoto  6474.8 #21 8:15AM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

February 4, 2016 5:04 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#LittleManofDisneyland - After Walt bought the orange grove to build Disneyland, Mickey, Donald, Goofy and Pluto set out one fine morning to begin construction. Imagine their surprise when they met tiny Patrick Begorra (the last of the Little People living in all of Movieland) living among the roots of a fine tall orange tree. He demanded to know what they were doing. He thought they were crazy wh  More...

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Thank you! - Taunton  1518.9 #120 5:16PM
Thank YOU for posting a most excellent image of Mr Begorra's house  - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 10:31PM
Love it!! Going on Amazon to get the book now!!  - CentralCoastAuntVon  114.9 #3416 5:48PM
This is awesome!  - arieldonald  30.0 #6254 9:52PM
Where would this be found in the Park? - DisneyDonn  101.4 #3658 5:15PM
In front of Indiana Jones. It's to the right of the entrance. Usually there is a garbage can and/or people sitting in front of it. You may also have to climb pass some strollers.  - NotReallyGrumpyBill  506.8 #446 5:32PM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

February 4, 2016 4:03 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Where would one find this in the park?

Disneyana? I think that is the name. - Lelundrial  765.3 #267 5:03PM
Yes! - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 10:33PM
Woohoo - Lelundrial  765.3 #267 8:44AM
Opera house? - disneybob49  904.1 #216 4:04PM
Good guess, but no.  - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 4:35PM
Disney Showcase! Right by the door to the Magic Shop - BaseballMickey  8007.3 #11 11:03PM
Ding, ding, ding - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 11:37PM
want! - MsTikiMermadam  1352.6 #141 12:35AM

 21425.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

January 31, 2016 10:56 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Enjoying every day in which the ROA still have water and ducks and such.

Tagged in: Rivers of America  
Yes love it! We were back there ummmmm, well.... "Exploring " for cracks the other night,hee  hee!  - secretagentangel  7431.7 #13 11:04PM
Oh you kids! - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 10:08AM
What area of the park would you want to migrate to when. The river runs dry?  I'd go to the castle and pretend to be a swan.  - Ilovegoofy  122.9 #3245 12:35PM
Or Storybook Land Canal Boats and "live large" on that little Peter Pan island park.  - Melody_CM  21425.5 #2 3:04PM
So very beautiful!  Thank you for sharing it with us!  Miss it so much! - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  313.3 #883 1:22PM

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