Floyd Norman, Marceline, and the Dusty Miller: Disney History in Small town America

Hey all! This year has flown by so far! We have taken our trip to Walt Disney World in April and had so much fun! We ran our first half marathon at the Star Wars Half Marathon and while it was very taxing it was a fun experience. It was also fun to have Laura's…Read more Floyd Norman, Marceline, and the Dusty Miller: Disney History in Small town America

Electric Park- Walt Disney’s Theme Park Influence

Hey all! It has been a while since I have discussed Walt Disney's early life in Kansas City so it is definitely overdue! I thought it would be fun to look at one of Walt's main influences for Disneyland. It came in the form of a Electric Park, an amusement and leisure park in Kansas City,…Read more Electric Park- Walt Disney’s Theme Park Influence

For the Record- The Story and Songs of The Orange Bird

Hey all! I can't believe we are already in February! January has flown by and that means we are getting closer to our first Disney Parks trip in April! Counting down the days until we will be there. In that spirit I thought it would be fun to highlight a Florida themed record from our…Read more For the Record- The Story and Songs of The Orange Bird

Disney Dons Dogtags: Disney WWII Military Insignia

Hey all! I hope you are have a great 2017 so far! I recently came upon a book by  Walton H. Rawls, titled Disney Dons Dogtags. It tells the history of Disney's involvement in creating insignia for various military outfits throughout WWII. It is a great book and if you are interested in war or Disney…Read more Disney Dons Dogtags: Disney WWII Military Insignia

Walt Disney, Batman, and BB-8: Kansas City Comic Con 2016

Hey all! Two weeks ago my wife and I had the opportunity to volunteer at the Kansas City Comic Con. As you may know we are involved with a local non-profit called “Thank You Walt Disney”. They are working to restore Walt Disney’s first animation studio, Laugh-O-Gram Studios, which was in Kansas City. It is…Read more Walt Disney, Batman, and BB-8: Kansas City Comic Con 2016

Walking in Walt’s Disneyland Footsteps Tour- Part 2

Hey all! It has been 3 month’s since the first installment of this tour and I am definitely sorry about that! I hadn’t talked about it specifically but I have been in school to get my Master’s degree and have been very busy recently. I finished a couple weeks ago and I now have a…Read more Walking in Walt’s Disneyland Footsteps Tour- Part 2