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Rare Disney Parks Artifacts at The Story of Disneyland Auction Preview

Monday, February 23, 2015

Last week we attended the preview for Van Eaton Galleries' upcoming auction, The Story of Disneyland, which features a mind-boggling array of art and artifacts from the Disney parks amassed by a single collector. Patrick had a chance to chat with him a bit and learned that he's been collecting for 30 years and found ...

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The Fabulous Sounds of Christmas at Disney!

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Every year around this time, I re-post Disneyland's Main Street, U.S.A. Christmas music loop for those who don't have it yet. Having just returned from Walt Disney World, I can confirm that these are all the same songs played on Magic Kingdom's Main Street, except my versions don't randomly stop in the middle and skip ...

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Club 33 As It Used To Be: A Photo Tour

Thursday, July 31, 2014

We've had a handful of opportunities to visit Club 33 over the years, and though I've had the best intentions of writing up a trip report each time, I've just never gotten around to it. Memorable experiences include my Birthday No. 33 at Club 33, a Ryman Arts Foundation breakfast, and the time Patrick arrived ...

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The Fabulous Sounds of Christmas at Disneyland — One More Time!

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Forgive me for falling off the face of the earth... We've spent the last 2 months packing to move, moving, and unpacking from the move, and these days I'm lucky if I can find my pants in the morning, let alone get a blog update together. So if you will allow me to coast a ...

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California Adventure Retro Photo Shoot Preview

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Well our pals the Roots have been busy this week—today they posted a preview of the retro photo shoot we did at California Adventure just before we all went to Hawaii for our Aulani vow renewal. I'd been itching to do a vintage photo shoot on Buena Vista Street since the day it opened. Because the fashions ...

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Review: Holiday Time at Disneyland Tour

Friday, December 21, 2012

We don't usually take tours at Disneyland—not because we're locals, but because the ones we've tried have been universally disappointing. Unlike Walt Disney World, which offers actual behind-the-scenes tours on which you can actually learn actual things, Disneyland keeps its tours onstage and superficial. With the exception of the Club 33 lobby and Walt's Main ...

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