Monthly Archives: January 2022

Pixar’s CARS The King Dinoco Helicopter with Mater

The first CARS movie by Pixar came out in May of 2006 and was to become the final film independently produced by Pixar after its purchase by Disney in January 2006. Obviously the movie was ‘in the can’ before the … Continue reading

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Found Disney: The REAL Herbie the Love Bug

Ever have a celebrity sighting? Well, I just had one today! I saw the REAL Herbie the Love Bug in my local food supermarket. I live for these moments when I find Disney in the wild: Not only is this … Continue reading

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Donald Duck / José Carioca Reversible Cookie Jar

A local antique mall is going out of business early this year and to reduce stock is having a 50% off sale. I’ve bought many things from them over the years and they will be sorely missed! I stopped in … Continue reading

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The View from the Front of a Monorail in WDW

We have to step into our Time Machine in order to ride in the front of a Monorail at the Walt Disney Resort now. But back in 2007, my wife and I had the privilege of being right up front … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse Battery Western Choo-Choo Train

Walt Disney, and by extension Mickey Mouse, both had a fascination with trains. From models to backyard ride-on layouts to a ‘full-sized’ railway around Disneyland, Walt played with every size of locomotive he could! And so it’s not surprising that … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Great Egret In Frontierland

Disney does a great job of simulating life. Whether it be through animation or animatronics, sometimes you have to look twice to determine what is real and what is just an illusion. But I assure you that the Great Egret … Continue reading

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Book Review: AT PENCIL’S POINT by Harry Roth

Publisher: Stephen Day Press / The Murray Printing Company Year: 1946 Pages: 210 Type: Hardcover ISBN: N/A “To overcome your fear of a piece of plain white paper.” Every image of this book, including every reprinting (the last being June of 2005), seems to indicate … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Mickey Mouse Electric Nightlight by Schmid

When you gotta go, you gotta go! And when that happens in the middle of the night, you better have something to light your way. No problem, the Mickey Mouse Electric Nightlight is on the job! Schmid is usually associated … Continue reading

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Buck Owens Vs. The Country Bear Jamboree – How Long?

How Long Will My Baby Be Gone? That’s the musical question that Buck Owens tried to answer way back in 1968. The song was the last of eight number one singles on the country chart for the man who would … Continue reading

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Coca-Cola WDW 15th Anniversary Pin Set

I’d like to buy the world a homeand furnish it with lovegrow apple trees and honey beesand snow white turtle dovesI’d like to each the world to singin perfect harmonyI’d like to buy the world a cokeand keep it companythat’s … Continue reading

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