Liberty Belle

My 24 Hours of Disney

For the last three years, Disney Parks has kept some of its theme parks open for 24 straight hours for one day each year, giving guests the chance to stay up all night in some of the happiest places on Earth. In 2012, they celebrated the fact that 2012 was a Leap Year by giving …

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24 Hours of Disney: The Photos

I’ve been home from my Walt Disney World trip for one week, and I’ve just now finished captioning and uploading my photos from the trip. I plan on porting a short write-up of the trip, and going through the photos was a good way to prep. Until I get that posted, feel free to flip …

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24 Hours of Disney: The Night Before

If you follow me on Twitter, you already know that I’m at Walt Disney World this weekend to spend 24 hours at the Magic Kingdom tomorrow. Disney is kicking off summer with a 24 hour party at select Disney Parks. California Adventure and Disneyland at the Disneyland Resort, and the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney …

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Midget Autopia: Disneyland, Marceline… and Indiana?

While preparing for this week’s Microsoft TechEd conference in Houston, an email carried in my Inbox with one of those photos that immediately captured my attention.┬áIt’s a picture of a young boy driving a car on a concrete track, the kind of ride you see at any number of small regional amusement parks. What made …

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Disney MagicBands Have Arrived

Next month, I’ll be at Walt Disney World for a few days to celebrate my 45th birthday. I figure if I have to turn 45 (that’s only five years from 50!), I may as well do so in one of my favorite places. That’s how I justified it to my wife at least. We’re staying …