Monthly Archives: July 2021

Mickey and Minnie Mouse Memory Sticks

I’ve had these Memory Sticks for years. I can’t remember where I got them but they are a fun way to carry around some information, pictures, or whatever. They have an 8GB capacity each. Let’s have a look, and see … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday: Coca-Cola Tic Tacs with Store Display

I like to do things that make normal people go: “Wait, what now?” When I walked into the convenience counter of a gas station and handed the clerk an entire package of Tic Tacs, well, he was taken aback. Perfect! … Continue reading

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Original Artwork: Mickey Mouse and a New Friend

Many years ago I attended a college for the Arts. I was already an avid reader of comic books and so was constantly sketching my favorite heroes and cartoon characters. By studying more seriously I was able to go from … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Presents ‘The Story of Treasure Island’ Record

“Ahoy, me hearties!” And with that salutation, we are off and running (away from pirates) with our look at Robert Louis Stevenson’s┬áTreasure Island (1883). This adventure novel tells the tale of buccaneers and buried gold, friendship and betrayal. Its influence … Continue reading

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Hallmark Keepsake ‘Mickey Mouse Radio’ Ornament

The true Age of Radio has passed. The sad part is that most aren’t in mourning because of it! From evening musical programs to exciting westerns, comedy hours to The War of the Worlds, radio was the sole entertainment for … Continue reading

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Funko Pop! Disneyland 65th Mr. Toad Vinyl Figure

Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride is a theme park attraction and dark ride at the Disneyland Park. It is loosely based on Disney’s adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows (1908), and one of two segments comprising the animated package film The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949). The … Continue reading

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Disney Store Opening Ceremony Key Replicas

I’ve never managed to be at a Disney Store at ‘rope drop’, or as they call it, the ‘Opening Ceremony’. Each day before the store is officially opened to the public, the first person in line is chosen to ‘unlock’ … Continue reading

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CANADIAN COMIC STRIP Character Development and Execution

It all started many years ago when I decided to try my hand at cartooning. But what subject matter could I choose that would stand out from the cluttered fields of serialized comic strips of the day? I wanted it … Continue reading

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Minnie Mouse Walt Disney World Back Scratcher

There just isn’t anyone around when you get that itch in a place you can’t reach! It’s a first-world problem, but a real annoyance, none the less. Minnie Mouse has always been a helpful ‘person’. She wants to make everyone’s … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Presents ‘The Little Engine that Could’ Record

This endearing story began as an American folktale that became widely known in the United States after publication in 1930 by┬áthe Platt & Munk Company. The story is used to teach children the value of optimism and hard work. If … Continue reading

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