This week we will see the end of an attraction that has graced the Magic Kingdom for over 40 years. Known in the early years as Snow White’s Adventures, the “dark ride” attraction opened the park in 1971 along with Peter Pan’s Flight and Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride. Originally, Sleeping Beauty, Mary Poppins, and The … Read more
Chimps are going ape, Giraffes remain above it all Elephants remember, though just what I can’t recall Crocodiles are snapping up fresh offers from the banks Showed interest in my nest egg but I quickly said “No thanks!” We haven’t paid the hornbills and the vultures have a hunch Not everyone invited will be coming … Read more
In two previous posts, I noted the loss of jobs at Walt Disney World to Central Floridians that are being handed out to those coming internationally to work in the United States. Clearly, that’s important to you if you live here. But what if you are simply one of the millions of people who come … Read more
Disney fans love the great theming in Liberty Square. They speak of the glass on the windows, and of references to Ichabod Crane. There are shutters that are hung loosely with leather straps, and a path down the middle of the street representing draining sewage. But few, if any, have ever mentioned this symbol found between … Read more
From Artist Discrimination to “It Gets Better” Today marks the anniversary of the premiere of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Carthay Circle Theater in Los Angeles. The question isn’t whether Snow White is still the “Fairest in the Land” but whether its practices in being diverse makes the company the “Fairest in … Read more
While at Chick-Fil-A the other day I caught sight of a worker who had taken left over break to the back of the restaurant to feed the birds and ducks. While Chick-Fil-A often gets involved with many good causes, I don’t know that feeding the birds is listed any where in their annual philanthropic report. Nor … Read more
Taking themes from Fantasia 200his article focuses on the courage and discipline required to really be creative. You can read the article here.