An Ode To ‘Wishes’

It was around 9:00 pm on October 26th, 2014. I was 17 years old, and my grandmother had taken me on a trip to Walt Disney World for my graduation. This was my sister’s birthday trip as well, and she would not travel anywhere without my mom, so naturally, my mom was there, too. We […]

Top 10 Things That Could Have Been In The Shed

4/13/17: Today was Media Day for the much anticipated wooden coaster, Mystic Timbers, at Kings Island. Members of coaster clubs and news crews from all around the area got their first glimpses and rides on the new coaster. Even though its height is a towering 109′, the speed clocks in at 53 mph, and it […]

Communication on the Rails: Monorail Magic

The safety of our guests and the efficiency of our services are the primary goals of a monorail operator. However, as Disney employees, we must make sure the experience on the monorail is special and unique for each guest, just as a character performer or custodian is expected to make guest experiences magical. Monorail operators […]

Communication Off the Rails: Christmas Taping

Select Disney cast members are able to get tickets to attend concert recordings at the Magic Kingdom for the holiday TV specials (The actual parades take place at Disneyland in California.) I was selected to be in the audience for a day of taping. Even though I was simply expecting a concert-like atmosphere, I ended up […]