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Imagineer Kevin Rafferty Takes Readers on a Magical Journey Through His Fantastical Disney Career

Like Charlie Bucket in “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” one of the things that Disney fans dream of doing is pulling back the curtain on all those closed doors […]



Painting A Complete Picture: “Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation”

In the early part of the twentieth century, women had a limited choice of occupations. If they were not working as dressmakers, teachers, domestic service workers or nurses, they were […]


The History of the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa – Part Two

Photo: TripAdvisor Part one of The History of the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa explored the original resort planned for the resort and the designing of the Grand Floridan. Now […]


Book Review: “Of Mouse and Men – Confessions of a Walt Disney World Character Performer”

As guests arrive at Disneyland or Walt Disney World, they pass under an archway before heading onto Main Street U.S.A. Above the archway is a plaque that reads, “Here You […]


The History of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – Part Two

Part One of the history of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort can be found by clicking this link: The History of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – Part One DVC Construction Image: Google Maps The […]



Book Review: The Disney Story: Chronicling The Man, The Mouse & The Parks

There are many books written about Walt and Roy Disney, as well as The Walt Disney Company. Some of them give top-line information and some of them are extremely detailed. […]