Fortune and Glory

If you’ve been reading the blog for awhile, then you know I love to attend the various unofficial theme days at Disneyland. Last weekend was Adventureland Day, inspired by the explorers, skippers, and tiki birds of Adventureland. It was rather chilly, it even rained, and the sun played hide and seek all day, so I…

Foolish Mortals: How the Haunted Mansion Manifested to Frighten for Fifty Years

Last week Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion, the “delightfully unlivable” southern plantation that is home to 999 happy haunts, turned 50. Patrick and I visited the “happy haunting grounds” to wish it a spooktacular birthday. What few may know about the Haunted Mansion is that the ghosts could have been having their “swinging wake” for much longer.…