Monday, August 25, 2008

Crate Comedy

The Comedy Warehouse is just full of wonderful artifacts from Disney parks throughout the years. It also has a nice collection of interesting crates, containing everything from Dalmatian spots to poison apples.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Back When I Feel Like It...

Rizzo's painting in progress of Miss Piggy has been deliberately sabotaged, but when you take a long lunch break it's probably to be expected!

Friday, August 15, 2008

More Where-Speak

As the Year of a Million Dreams reaches its last couple months, it seems appropriate for another Where-speak menu. This time the Old Key West Resort:

Monday, August 11, 2008

Mickey at the Races

Mickey must be a horse-racing fan, as his famous ears can be found in the clouds above in this gate by the Grandstands pool at Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa.  

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Keel Haul

The Mike Fink Keel Boats may be a long lost memory in the history of Disney attractions, but the legacy of the legendary race between Davy Crockett and Mike Fink lives on at the Trail's End Buffet at Fort Wilderness.

A model of the Gully Pitts vessel sits in a handsome display case.

A piece of Mike Fink's own boat, the Gully Whumper, hangs on the wall. The Gully Whumper was one of the actual keel boats that navigated around Tom Sawyer Island until 1997.

Sunday, August 3, 2008

Travel Through Time

The backstory regarding McDonald's as the overarching sponsor of Dinoland, USA is given at the entrance to the Boneyard, in a small glass-fronted bulletin board. A letter from Dr. Helen Marsh announces the generous grant given to the Institute to allow for time travel to be possible - convincing us forever that the future is truly in the past.

Friday, August 1, 2008


What would be a trip to France without some souvenirs? This handy pop-up display contains everything you might want to remember your trip: paintings, photographs, books, and of course, the quintessential mini Eiffel Tower.

A camera also stands at the ready, waiting to take your photo with the scenic City of Light in the background.