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Melody_CM 21637.5 #2 

Wheaton College '79. Adoptions and legal life planning lawyer. My blog includes a Disney series:
Member Since: December 11, 2011
Credits Purchased: 65000.00
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 21637.5 #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  0.9 #71158 7:18PM
Btw, pls do not enter me in the RAK. I just love to read the stories!  - Saldogmom  0.9 #71158 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  10358.4 #9 5:55PM
PS: if I get lucky I will take another person from this list to the C/D - Plumiegirl  10358.4 #9 9:19PM
Hi Melody. My favorite memory made by a castmember was when a friend and I went to Star Wars and we were just being polite guests per usual, and this cast member was so happy with us, because we were the first people on her shift that were being polite. We were happy to be because it's the right thing to do. But she insisted that she give us a special fast pass to Big Thunder Mountain to use that night. It made all of us so happy, and we went to city hall and thanked her. She was amazing that night, and it felt really great to have that experience. Please Add Me to this RAK and thank you for doing this! It's highly appreciated!!!  - Disneypirategirl  294.7 #1000 12:50AM
When my mini was 3, of course she wore either a princess or Minnie dress to visit the park. This one day she had on her Minnie dress and when we first walked through the tunnel, we saw Minnie. She wanted to take a picture with her, so we waited in line for maybe 10 mins. It was finally our turn , we walked up to Minnie and she took my mini by the hand and walked to another location. We all followed to the new location. I was the most wonderful sight to see Minnie Mouse holding my mini's had and walking together both in Minnie dresses. Once in the new location Minnie kneeled down and was telling my mini she loved her dress , lol it was  Thank you for this  RAK - itsmyglassslipper  423.9 #549 7:56AM

 21637.5 #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  2186.3 #76 1:42PM
Got it. Thank you! - Melody_CM  21637.5 #2 1:46PM
See you at EARL! - FrankenweenieVelinee  3630.6 #45 1:46PM

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 21637.5 #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  95.3 #3759 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 #2139 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 #2139 10:13PM
Congrats @@@YoPirate and @@MariFICENT! Β What a special treat! I am a bit jealous. Β  - Nikki3Mous3  152.6 #2747 10:21PM

 21637.5 #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  2186.3 #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  130.3 #3126 12:48PM
It's awkward at first but I love going solo now. There are lots of us.  - Taunton  1519.0 #121 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  105.4 #3587 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  10358.4 #9 10:09AM

 21637.5 #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  2026.8 #87 1:14PM
Maybe magical drawing water has to be drawn from the magical wishing well.  - WonkyPilgrim  587.0 #368 1:30PM
To support the Governor's mandate to conserve water, our magical water is ice melt from outdoor vending carts.  - Melody_CM  21637.5 #2 1:48PM
Melody_CM Now THAT is terrific! How clever and conscientious! πŸ‘πŸΌ Disney makes my heart so happy 😊 - WonkyPilgrim  587.0 #368 1:51PM
   - Ilovegoofy  123.0 #3241 12:15PM
Just wondering when you'll hit 20,000...getting close have any others gotten there? - DisneyMom13  332.1 #778 8:15AM
- DisneyHeidi09  231.4 #1657 8:46AM

 21637.5 #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  365.6 #657 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

 21637.5 #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  2026.8 #87 11:54AM
Save our ducklings - disneybob49  905.1 #216 11:26AM
How cute! I would like that job!  - sheridanrabbit  262.5 #1300 8:06PM
    - Nikki3Mous3  152.6 #2747 10:36PM

 21637.5 #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  21637.5 #2 10:55AM
A turtle 🐒 can dream - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2026.8 #87 12:00PM
That is great - buddhaluvthemouse  34.2 #5837 1:07PM
Dream big lil turtle, dream big! - TinyDancerTay  564.4 #387 1:47PM

 21637.5 #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  792.0 #251 10:16AM
Me too! - Melody_CM  21637.5 #2 10:26AM
A lot of them do! πŸ˜€ - redsoxcarlos  3836.3 #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  504.8 #452 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 #2274 2:08PM

 21637.5 #2 (DL Qual #109

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

- chads018  704.9 #294 10:07AM
Oh so pretty! Thanks ! - misschurro  7638.8 #12 10:08AM
Did you read this in a British accent - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2026.8 #87 11:56AM
I did, after you mentioned itπŸ˜‚ - misschurro  7638.8 #12 12:13PM
- Disneydollarpam  66.1 #4396 12:32PM
- noemizepeda  279.6 #1124 10:03PM

 21637.5 #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  870.1 #225 12:29PM
This looks the same as last week's. I'm confused. - Taunton  1519.0 #121 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  1.6 #63130 2:03AM
Haven't heard any public announcement yet. Probably hear something as we get closer to Sept - Melody_CM  21637.5 #2 12:39PM

 21637.5 #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  393.8 #598 10:20AM
My sister-in-law is a Special Education teacher in Olympia, WA! Kuddos to you both! - DisneyHeidi09  231.4 #1657 12:22PM
Thank you. Teachers definitely play a huge part in children's lives.  - MARVELus  695.6 #303 4:27PM
Beautiful  - Melody_CM  21637.5 #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  30.4 #6209 10:53AM
Wow  - Melody_CM  21637.5 #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  516.9 #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 #762 8:42PM
You're welcome. How fun! Happy birthday! - Melody_CM  21637.5 #2 9:05PM

 21637.5 #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  642.5 #335 2:01PM
Wall-E 🌱😍 - misschurro  7638.8 #12 2:14PM
Aw, little Wall-E 😍🌱 - Spoonful_O_Sugar  642.5 #335 5:42PM
Aww!! Love it! How special for the children 😍 Hope to see you one day in action!!  - misschurro  7638.8 #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  21637.5 #2 1:42PM
Oh fun!! - misschurro  7638.8 #12 4:12PM
That is awesome  - Disneydollarpam  66.1 #4396 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

 21637.5 #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

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 21637.5 #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  792.0 #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  21637.5 #2 7:13AM
Thanks for creating  - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2186.3 #76 8:15PM
That's awesome! Congratulations :) - BibbidiBobbidiBoo  112.8 #3458 12:44PM
Well done!!  - Maddernhorn  919.0 #212 2:36PM

 21637.5 #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  7476.4 #13 1:47PM
Sweeping Beauty performing her  - DisneyMom13  332.1 #778 2:23PM
Love this so much! Thanks for sharing your talents..! - carminaire  870.1 #225 7:19AM
That is so wonderful  - Disneydollarpam  66.1 #4396 10:27AM

 21637.5 #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  332.1 #778 10:11AM
Yes. One of the MANY perks of being one of the sweeping beauties at Disneyland! - Melody_CM  21637.5 #2 11:47AM
Oh my gosh....that is so  @Melody_CM - DisneyMom13  332.1 #778 2:06PM
Farmer Mickey at work! 🌽 - redsoxcarlos  3836.3 #42 3:15AM
! Super cool! - dizzneyfan  726.2 #287 5:33PM
🌽🌽🌽 - OhanaPhoto  6474.8 #21 8:15AM

 21637.5 #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  1519.0 #121 5:16PM
Thank YOU for posting a most excellent image of Mr Begorra's house  - Melody_CM  21637.5 #2 10:31PM
Love it!! Going on Amazon to get the book now!!  - CentralCoastAuntVon  114.9 #3414 5:48PM
This is awesome!  - arieldonald  30.0 #6255 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

 21637.5 #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  767.3 #264 5:03PM
Yes! - Melody_CM  21637.5 #2 10:33PM
Woohoo - Lelundrial  767.3 #264 8:44AM
Opera house? - disneybob49  905.1 #216 4:04PM
Good guess, but no.  - Melody_CM  21637.5 #2 4:35PM
Disney Showcase! Right by the door to the Magic Shop - BaseballMickey  8007.7 #11 11:03PM
Ding, ding, ding - Melody_CM  21637.5 #2 11:37PM
want! - MsTikiMermadam  1352.8 #141 12:35AM

 21637.5 #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  7476.4 #13 11:04PM
Oh you kids! - Melody_CM  21637.5 #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  123.0 #3241 12:35PM
Or Storybook Land Canal Boats and "live large" on that little Peter Pan island park.  - Melody_CM  21637.5 #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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