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The Old Mill

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In 1937, Walt Disney produced “The Old Mill,” one of the Silly Symphonies. This was the first film to use the multiplane camera, a device that added depth of field to animation. This film also depicted realistic animal behavior, wind and rain effects, and new lighting techniques. So innovative was this film that it won … Continue reading "The Old Mill"
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Pin Trading – End of an Era?

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On Saturday, February 23, I attended the Parkhopper’s pin meet hosted by Disney Vacation Club Members and Annual Passholders Vince and Suzy Gredone. This Maryland meet has been a mainstay for pin enthusiasts for many years. Sadly, this was probably the last meeting in their wonderful gallery as the building is about to be sold. … Continue reading "Pin Trading – End of an Era?"
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Marathoning with Mike and Mickey: Race Aftermath: Part 2

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Sunday: The Day After I woke up and the first thing I thought was, “Okay, let’s see what the knee has to say.” It didn’t say anything. It sort of screamed at me. A hot shower helped with the stiffness. I headed to the Studios theme park to have lunch with Deb and Linda at … Continue reading "Marathoning with Mike and Mickey: Race Aftermath: Part 2"
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Pizzafari

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I ate at the Pizzafari restaurant in the Animal Kingdom January 10th. When I got to my table I noticed a small plastic card on the tray along with my order. The card featured Timon and Pumba with the inscription, “Do not feed the animals. Your yummies are not good for our tummies.” I thought … Continue reading "Pizzafari"
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Marathoning with Mike and Mickey – The Saga Begins

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Come along with me in my quest for my third Donald Duck half-marathon medal in as many years. It seems that with each year comes more challenges. This year the triple threat challenge of a cold, a crankee knee, and a winter that wouldn’t let me train, places my streak in jeopardy. On top of … Continue reading "Marathoning with Mike and Mickey – The Saga Begins"
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Of Nighttime Races and Mousefest Preparations

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First an apology for my absence. Buckle your seatbelts however, because from here until the aftermath of the d2008 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend we are on for quite a ride. Thoughts on my Tower of Terror Trip On Friday of my trip Len Testa and I took in the newly refurbished Haunted Mansion. If … Continue reading "Of Nighttime Races and Mousefest Preparations"
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Light Meter: Step into the Shadows

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I’ve just returned from a glorious week in overcast then sunny then overcast then sunny then smokey & windy California where I played with and tortured my dear friends at Disneyland. Good times. Good times. They are good sports as I put a few to work as models for this here blog with you, the … Continue reading "Light Meter: Step into the Shadows"
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Epcot Food and Wine Festival Souvenirs

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Every year the Food and Wine Festival sports new logos and merchandise for you to purchase, this year is no exception. There is plenty of merchandise to choose from, both with and without Food and Wine logos. Here are just a few of the items I found in the Festival Marketplace in the Wonders of … Continue reading "Epcot Food and Wine Festival Souvenirs"
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Epcot’s 25th Rededication Ceremony – Part 1

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It really was a beautiful morning which was good since we spent a lot of time waiting. Even though Spaceship Earth remained closed for renovations, it made the perfect backdrop for the festivities against the blue sky. I purchased a limited edition T-shirt and a Figment for myself which took quite a bit of time. … Continue reading "Epcot’s 25th Rededication Ceremony – Part 1"
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Epcot Celebrates 25 Years A Chat with Adam Roth

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This is the 3rd in a series of blogs on Epcot’s 25th Anniversary. Epcot Turns 25! Journey to Imagination Postcards . Less than a week from now, Epcot will be buzzing with all the excitement! Yes, the Food and Wine Festival begins this weekend, but also Epcot turns 25 on Monday, October 1st and there … Continue reading "Epcot Celebrates 25 Years A Chat with Adam Roth"
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