Monthly Archives: April 2015

Pixar’s Luxo Jr. – Sort of…

One of Pixar’s earliest successes was with a little character called Luxo Jr., the little lamp who just couldn’t contain his enthusiasm! Luxo Jr. was a 1986 American computer-animated short film produced by Pixar and directed by John Lasseter. The … Continue reading

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Greenfield Village ‘Spiderweb’ Drain Cover

We love to visit Greenfield Village in Dearborn, MI. It yields so many photographic opportunities! Taken in 2013 The cover says ‘Dump No Waste, Drains to Waterways’ but what caught my eye was the pattern. It looked like a spider’s … Continue reading

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Places: Walt Disney World Value Resorts Overview

Value Resorts Offer Way More Eye Candy Today we are reviewing the value resorts at Walt Disney World. It is common to think of the value resorts only in terms of money. How much can I save by staying at … Continue reading

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Disney Adventure Is Out There! – Adventure Tower, Disneyland

If you have a chance to visit the Disneyland Hotel, be sure to check out this great sign outside the Adventureland Tower. It’s 3D and is a great nod to the famous Jungle Cruise attraction in the neighboring Disneyland!

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Disney PLANES CHiPs and CHoPs Comparison

To begin, who remembers the TV show CHiPs starring Larry Wilcox and Eric Estrada? I used to watch it all the time and really enjoyed it, but then I revisited the series on DVD and noticed just how slow those … Continue reading

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Disneyland Hotel – Retro Style

I found many things to photograph at and in the Disneyland Hotel, like this awesome retro light fixture hanging from one the ceilings over a seating area: Even the furniture is retro! Although I wouldn’t want to fill my home … Continue reading

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Disney Cruise Line – Castaway Club and Tangled Musical

As you probably know, Karen and I endured our first Disney cruise in January of this year. It didn’t go so well but we are in talks with Disney for some compensation. You can read all about our cruise adventure … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse Musical Cupcake

Mickey Mouse. Zippity Doo Dah. Cupcake. The money was so coming out of my wallet for this piece of merchandise that they may just as well of sent it directly to my door! No! No! Don’t eat it though! It’ll … Continue reading

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Disney’s ‘The Rocketeer’ Tin Sign

The Rocketeer was a great Disney movie that most Disney fans either don’t know about, or care too little about. But for me, I think it’s a very cool film, right up there with other ‘cult’ classics like The Black … Continue reading

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Smackdown – Buzz Lightyear Vs. Baymax

ACTION   FIGURE   SMACKDOWN There can be only one ULTIMATE ACTION FIGURE on the market. The one to whom all others bow down and acknowledge. Year after year new contenders arrive to vie for the title, but just being new … Continue reading

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