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DisLUVney
I love all things Disney. I grew up going to Disneyland with my family, was a CM during my college years and now that I have 2 little ones, I hope they will love it just as much as me :)
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 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

October 7, 2014 2:44 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Live - A beautiful and busy day along the Rivers of America.
Holy smokes! - kimdis  20.5 #6388 3:56PM
s crowds watched the plumes of white smoke that announced the election of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger as Pope Benedict XVI in 2005, some were moved to ask themselves if the signal wasn't in fact the 'holy smoke' of popular terminology. Did the one have something to do with the other? Or were they unrelated? Though the wispy beacon arising from the Sistine Chapel was both holy and smoke, this ancient mode of announcing a new Pope isn't the source of the idiom. The Oxford English Dictionary records the earliest print sighting of 'holy smoke' as found in "The Epiphany," a 1627 poem by Sir J. Beaumont: 'Who lift to God for vs the holy smoke Of feruent pray'rs.' ('Who lift to God for us the holy smoke Of fervent prayers,' for those better accustomed to more modern spelling.) In that 1627 work, the phrase is used as a picturesque way of describing the burning of incense. It is not until 1892, however, that it is recorded as finding employment as an exclamation or mild expletive; that is, as a saying wholly divorced of anything literally to do with something being burned or the smoke it would give off. In that year, Rudyard Kipling and his American agent Charles Balestier used it as an independent vehemence in "The Naulahka:" 'By the holy smoke, some one has got to urge girls to stand by the old machine.' From that point forward, 'holy smoke' began appearing in the literature of the day as a generic exclamation. The two uses may have arisen independently and so be unrelated. The practice of setting fire to gifts meant for the gods is an ancient one β€” because deities are presumed to inhabit the heavens above and smoke rises, the connection was made that burning items designated as religious offerings would result in these oblations being transported to their intended recipients. Animals and foodstuffs were thus sacrificed in this fashion, and incense burnt for the same reason. In an attempt at pyro-assisted rush delivery, those in need of particular interventions on the quick would oft times write out their prayers then ceremonially burn the inscribed bits of paper so as to speed their supplications Heavenward. The divergence theory is supported by the number of other 'holy' exclamations in existence, such as holy Moses and holy cow. These sayings are not inserted into conversation for their literal meanings, but as ways of punctuating surrounding statements or situations in general (e.g., "Holy Moses! Did you see the look she gave me?"; "Holy cow, I'm going to be late!") Looking beyond just the exclamations and examining the broader scope of two-part 'holy' terms, one quickly sees that a great many use as their completers words that have a strong 'O' presence: holy joe, holy moley, holy toledo, holy horror, and holy roller, as well as the previously-mentioned holy Moses and holy cow. 'Holy smoke' fits this alliterativeness, this joy-filled pursuit of the rolling 'O.' - Dave   11823.5 #2 4:03PM
Well, thanks for the etymology lesson πŸ˜‚ - Spoonful_O_Sugar  549.0 #323 4:07PM
Looks like someone got an Encyclopedia Brittanica for their birthday. - DLKenCA  1732.2 #77 5:27PM
Thanks Dave :) - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 5:47PM
one time at wal mart i saw a banana with a book - draven898  451.4 #421 12:16AM
Great Dave! Glad to see the Disney connection in your lesson. Rudyard Kipling wrote the Jungle Book and my favorite Rikki-Tikki-TaviπŸ‘πŸ˜Š - RadiatorSprings4Ever  885.6 #176 7:29AM
Yes... thank you dave! - kimdis  20.5 #6388 6:10PM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

October 7, 2014 1:22 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
MHP was so fun tonight! We were able to do a lot during the party. We wee able to get through many trick or treat lines quickly, had the chance to take photos with many characters (except with the villains as that line seemed enormous), and all the major attractions were practically walk on. Overall, we thought it was a great evening of Halloweentime fun.
Sounds like a perfect Disney evening! - MyMouseMickey32  136.1 #2806 4:13AM
Love your cute costumes! - TiggersAndTinks  114.1 #3179 7:11AM
Thanks :) - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 7:14AM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

October 5, 2014 2:59 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Live - Any one up for a ride on Mickey's Fun Wheel? Swinging or Non-Swinging?
No thank youπŸ˜„ - WishIWereThere  257.2 #1167 3:01PM
SureπŸ’non swinging please - SafariSkewerJessica  1289.2 #107 3:04PM
Yes please, I wanna swing! - KingdomKeeper1210  29.0 #0 10:00PM
No thankyou. I will be at TSMM or the Cove Bar πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - RapunzelledColey  104.0 #3353 10:37PM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

October 5, 2014 12:10 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Live - It's another warm and gorgeous day in Route 66.
Also doesn't look very crowded - UTDISNEYFAMILY  1401.2 #95 12:35PM
😱You are right! - RadiatorSprings4Ever  885.6 #176 1:37PM
Hope you have a great time! - MinnieMousewife  769.6 #206 1:10PM
It will be a beautiful night πŸ’šπŸ’› - RapunzelledColey  104.0 #3353 2:08PM
Look at that. I love it - TrueFromOzLovesDisney  451.5 #420 2:20PM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

October 4, 2014 11:41 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Closed out the night in Carland! I just love all the neon lights. I wanted to post live pics throughout the day, but I was having major connectivity issues. I will try again tomorrow. It's great to be back at the parks again :)
Woohoo!  Another day to play! - ChaosImo  96.9 #3452 11:49PM
Isn't a great place to be, glad your having a fun time!πŸ’› - piratelife4me  841.0 #187 11:52PM
I love it all lit up. - keepmovingforward  124.4 #2979 8:11AM
One of my favorite places at night too. Great pic - MinnieMyLove  145.5 #2647 8:17AM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

August 7, 2014 5:19 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Look at the awesome 45th Haunted Mansion LE pins that were released today! These were located at Pin Traders in DTD.
Thank you @ChaosImo for taking the time to pick these up for me.  You are the best! 😘 - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 5:20PM
Enjoy your pins! - RadiatorSprings4Ever  885.6 #176 5:40PM
Happy to be able to! - ChaosImo  96.9 #3452 5:48PM
I had to get one myself!! - Matt2walls  6.1 #13581 9:00PM
Ooo, I'm going to try to get one. They look so cool! - TakeMeToNeverland19  10.5 #9126 9:17PM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

July 31, 2014 8:57 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#TBT - This is one of my favorite memories as a child at Disneyland...riding the Skyway with my family and enjoying all the sights and sounds of the park from above. I stumbled upon this photo my dad took in August 1990, which turned out to be the last time that we as a family would get to experience this wonderful attraction πŸ’–
I miss the skyway too!!  Great pic!! - DisneyPiratePrincess  122.3 #3020 8:59AM
I miss the skyway! Thank you for posting this! - Thumper13  426.8 #447 9:33AM
You're welcome. 😊 - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 9:48AM
My memory of this ride is from the 70's! πŸ˜„ - msparrow  139.3 #2755 12:44PM
Love this, how special!❀️ - piratelife4me  841.0 #187 1:31PM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

July 23, 2014 9:42 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Just wanted to say a big thank you to Debbiev, Duchess_SMK and GrumpyPirateDad for gifting me the Lone Ranger Stickers to help complete my sticker collection. You are all so kind and I appreciate your generosity. 😘
You're very welcome sweetie! 😘 enjoy!  - Duchess_SMK  5776.4 #14 12:42PM
You're welcome! - debbiev  857.6 #185 9:45AM
And big thanks to @Duchess_SMK for sending me the Ranger Hat sticker for DisLUVney! - debbiev  857.6 #185 9:53AM
No problem! Happy to help! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  5776.4 #14 12:43PM
- debbiev  857.6 #185 2:47PM
Yay! πŸ‘ - luxkitty  1866.2 #70 2:49PM
Very nice. Have never seen those before. - Winnie111286  1928.6 #66 2:58PM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

July 22, 2014 2:45 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
✨ #RAK ✨ This is a quick sticker RAK. My sticker closet is full and I have these Frozen stickers to gift. First person to ask gets it as long as you don't own it already. Ready...set...go!
Worth melting for sticker please and thanks :) - pineapple  57.1 #90 2:56PM
You got it.Check you collection :) - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 3:01PM
Thanks for my sticker  - pineapple  57.1 #90 3:17PM
Can I please have the I've been impaled please? Thanks for the RAK - janetdisney24CM  45.4 #4549 3:13PM
It's yours.  - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 3:20PM
Thank you!!  - janetdisney24CM  45.4 #4549 3:21PM
Me! Me! I'll take ice crazy - rhondu72  82.6 #3663 3:18PM
The ice crazy sticker was claimed by Chumash28 a split second before your request came in.  Sorry. - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 3:23PM
May I please have the You hesitated sticker please!  - Acuna_Matata  609.2 #285 10:41PM
You got it.  Sending over sticker now :) - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 10:46PM
Thank you @DisLUVney! - Acuna_Matata   609.2 #285 10:54PM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

July 17, 2014 1:05 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
✨#RAK ✨ It's my 2 year MW anniversary today and to celebrate, I want gift some stickers. MW is an amazing community and I am so happy to be a part of. I have 8 different stickers that I would like to gift. Please select one sticker you don't have already and add for yourself only. Winners will be announced and gifted their stickers by Friday night 7/18. Thank you all for making MW awesome :  More...
No need to add me. Just wanted to wish you happy anniversary. So glad you are part of this community. 😘 - RadiatorSprings4Ever  885.6 #176 12:23PM
Thank you. 😘 - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 7:34AM
may i have the vintage green skyway bucket? thanks  - draven898  451.4 #421 1:15AM
happy happy mwaversary!!! please add me for cove bar :D thanks for always being so sweet! - OhanaPhoto  3276.1 #31 11:05AM
RAK is now closed. Winners will be gifted their stickers shortly. - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 9:49PM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

May 6, 2014 12:04 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
πŸ“’πŸ“’ @debbiev - Thank you so much for the sticker gift! I love the Happy Mother's Day sticker. You are always so sweet and generous! πŸ˜˜πŸ’
@debbiev  - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 12:05PM
You're welcome! I think it's a pin, not a sticker, but I hope you enjoy it just the same! - debbiev  857.6 #185 2:20PM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

April 23, 2014 7:35 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
πŸ“£πŸ“£ PikarichπŸ“£πŸ“£ Thank you so much for gifting me credits. That is so generous of you in addition to winning the Captain America Pin RAK for my mini. Your kindness and generosity in the MW community is appreciated greatly. Thank you again :)
your very welcome - pikarich  3112.6 #35 8:47AM
Your mini is adorable! ! - ILuvSleepingBeauty  204.2 #1833 8:51AM
Adorable mini! - BombFrogFormerCM  780.6 #202 11:35AM
☝️this - goofydad909  1927.3 #67 11:47AM
Ah, holding a treasure... - carminaire  583.1 #300 2:50PM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

April 13, 2014 7:03 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Thank you very much to Bombfrog and debbiev for the new stickers. So thoughtful of you both for gifting them to me. You guys rock!
BombFrog @debbiev - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 7:03PM
I haven't seen the Easter Egg one yet-very cute! - leopardditz2000  435.8 #435 7:23PM
Sent you one! - luxkitty  1866.2 #70 7:46PM
You're welcome! Since you now have an extra, please feel free to re-gift the one I sent you. Enjoy! - debbiev  857.6 #185 8:09PM
I certainly will pass the MW sticker on to another who missed out :) - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 8:44PM
Anytime, us former CMs have to take of each other... - BombFrogFormerCM  780.6 #202 8:17PM
Thanks for taking care of me too!!   - DisneyDavidEMT  1603.0 #82 8:23PM
Always! - BombFrogFormerCM  780.6 #202 8:33PM
You are too sweet 😊 - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 8:41PM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

April 9, 2014 1:02 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Update: RAK is now closed and winners have been gifted their virtual stickers. ✨Sticker #RAK✨ I have 4 extra stickers - Hungry Bear Waiter, Briar Patch, Mint Julep and Paradise Pier Ice Cream sticker - that I would like to give to someone who does not own it already. Please add for yourself only. Winners will be announced and gifted their stickers by Friday night on 4/11! Good luck :)
Please add me for the Briar Patch sticker!!! Thank you!! - thatgirljenn  1058.1 #144 1:05PM
May I please be added for the Mint Julep? Thanks! - LaBelleParis  928.5 #164 1:23PM
RAK in now closed.  Winners will be selected and gifted their stickers shortly :) - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 10:10PM
Thank you!!!!!!   - Ldgsg  208.0 #1782 2:06PM
You are welcome :) - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 2:40PM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

April 4, 2014 7:24 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Close up one of the painted eggs at located at Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree. Such amazing work! Photo was taken this past Monday during our visit.
This may be my favorite Easter egg ever.  - susieQzee  548.3 #325 7:29PM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

April 3, 2014 2:02 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
TBT - Who remembers this parade? This is a photo from our visit to Disneyland in August 1990 during DLR's celebration of 35 years of Magic.
I know that we came to Disneyland that year & I think this rings a bell now. Thanks for posting πŸŒΊπŸ’œπŸŒΊπŸ’œ - apesandmonkeys  7554.5 #4 2:29PM
I do! - luxkitty  1866.2 #70 4:04PM
Whoohoo! I remember those days! - Yen-Sidious  37.3 #4883 8:25PM
My favorite TBT this week - so cool! Those floats are huge! - DisneyOnesie  573.6 #308 1:52AM
Awww!  Thanks :) - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 9:41AM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

March 31, 2014 3:08 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Live - Autopia - It a beautiful day for a little drive!
Congrats on5⃣0⃣0⃣ - goofydad909  1927.3 #67 3:11PM
Oh yay!! Congrats! πŸ˜ƒ - apesandmonkeys  7554.5 #4 5:34PM
Thank you :) - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 8:55PM
You're here??!!  I was just there yesterday!  How long are you staying?  Maybe I can come for a bit to meet you! - debbiev  857.6 #185 2:45PM
Never mind!! (done in Rosanne Rosannadanna's voice).  I just realized this post is from last March!  Duhhh! - debbiev  857.6 #185 2:46PM
Looks like a fun day ! - Hendizl  2523.4 #43 2:46PM
- luxkitty  1866.2 #70 2:53PM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

March 31, 2014 8:26 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Live - Good morning from Main Street USA! Hope everyone has a fabulous day!
Have a great day.  - chads018  211.2 #1742 8:44AM
We certainly will :) - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 9:11AM
Wish I was there!! Have a great day! - disneymom1  192.4 #1966 8:47AM
Awww!  Thank you. - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 9:10AM
My fav on Main Street! I have to do this today! - TrampsLady  1641.1 #80 8:49AM
Good Morning  - CinderellE-79  909.2 #169 8:49AM
Hi CinderellE-79! - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 9:11AM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

March 30, 2014 9:50 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
From earlier - The Mark Twain on the ROA is such a beautiful sight.
My boat! - MickeyLumboCM  761.8 #210 10:43PM
Hey, you got your own sticker! Congrats! - debbiev  857.6 #185 10:57PM
❀️ - CinderellE-79  909.2 #169 11:03PM

 552.9 #319 (DL Qual #304

March 30, 2014 5:56 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Live - Just a few people on Main Street.
Loving these live pictures, thank you!! - Linzee  896.6 #173 5:59PM
😊 - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 11:05PM
Enjoy your stay! - BombFrogFormerCM  780.6 #202 6:45PM
Thanks BombFrog :) - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 11:04PM
I was there all afternoon...sorry I didn't get to meet you! - debbiev  857.6 #185 10:16PM
Noooo! So close..we'll be there tomorrow too :) - DisLUVney  552.9 #319 11:04PM
I have to work tomorrow😿 but have a fun time at the park! Hope we can meet another time.😘 - debbiev  857.6 #185 11:13PM

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