Hi all! Welcome to the 2013 MouseWait Christmas card exchange post 🎄📬🎄. I'm posting this early in hopes that those who missed it last year have plenty of time to sign up. Here's how it works: everybody can participate, there is no timeframe for sending out your cards (although before Christmas is preferred, lol). You simply comment below and then contact each other via DM or a MW spe More...
Halloween Time at Disneyland 2013 with the MouseWait LoungeCast Team! Check out this great video that reveals the sights and sounds of Halloween Time at Disneyland. Subscribe to the LoungeCast here and Like this video on YouTube. Enjoy, and thanks to the LoungeCast Team for their hard work on this project.
In response to CobbPR's question about the China Pattern on the ballroom table in the Haunted Mansion, this is the closest thing I can find and I think it is it. It is called "Blue Spode Italian", although I think there are other colors.
#Disneylandbirthdaytribute I just got an awesome idea! To celebrate DL's birthday, let's see how many ways we can honor DL. Everyone can join in: some can make pictures or birthday cards, some can bake cakes, some can do funny decorations, even the minis can sing happy birthday! Let's be creative! Everyone do one thing for DL and then post the picture or video, and it can be the best MW Disneylan More...
Good morning and Happy 4th of July Mouse Waiters! This day in Disney history, July 4th, 1956: The Indian War Canoes attraction opens in Critter country as part of Frontierlands Indian Village. Real American Indian guides were on every canoe, one in the front and one in back. They made sure you steered properly and didn' More...
Hey folks! Several people have asked me about my Disney/Doctor Who shirts by Karen Hallion, so I wanted to give a heads up that the latest in the series, featuring Merida, is now on sale at Tee Fury. $11 and available only for the next 24 hours! Allons-y!
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 Tuesday!