Disney Tackles Major Theme Park Problem: Lines

I just read this interesting article on the NY Times that talks about how Disney is addressing the thing I fear the most when visiting the Parks...Lines.Deep in the bowels of Walt Disney World, inside an underground bunker called the Disney Operational Command Center, technicians know that you are standing in line and that you are most likely annoyed about it. Their clandestine mission: to get you to the fun faster.To handle over 30 million annual visitors — many of them during this … [Read more...]

Disney World has Made Me a Runner

I have never been a runner.Remember in school having to run the mile? I walked. I’d jog a few steps when the gym teacher would yell at me, but then I’d go right back to walking my 16 minute mile.Soccer? I never liked soccer: too much running. Softball was more my speed, but I only played that for a few years.Then, one summer in college, a friend convinced me to run. Several times a week, we’d head out to a beautiful 4-mile lake near campus, and go. I started jogging 1 minute … [Read more...]

A Special Disneyworld Christmas Message from Brenda


Brenda (that's me) and all of my family would like to wish each and every one of you a merry and magical Christmas. We hope you receive every blessing you could dream of and that 2011 will be your best year yet.  If you haven't been to Walt Disney World in a while, plan your dream trip this year!Here are some more pics from Christmas this year:Pics from the past couple of years: … [Read more...]

Hero’s Welcome Awaits Chilean Miners and Their Families at Walt Disney World Resort

A New Year will mean new memories for the Chilean miners whose saga transfixed the world, as they are treated to a hero's welcome and family vacations of a lifetime at Walt Disney World Resort next month.During their complimentary six-night Disney vacation, Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 2011, the miners, their rescuers and immediate families will meet Disney characters, visit all four Walt Disney World theme parks and serve as honorary Grand Marshals of the Main Street, U.S.A. parade in Magic … [Read more...]

Kevin Jonas and wife Danielle celebrate one-year wedding anniversary at Walt Disney World


HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!To celebrate their first wedding anniversary, Kevin Jonas of the pop trio "Jonas Brothers" and his wife Danielle pose Dec. 19, 2010 in front of Cinderella Castle with Cinderella and Prince Charming at the Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.The couple wed Dec. 19, 2009 at Oheka Castle in Long Island, New York, and will celebrate their first anniversary by staying Sunday night in the Cinderella Castle Suite.(Preston Mack, photographer) … [Read more...]