Happy Halloween! Halloween at the Big Thunder Ranch has been one of my favorite spots to enjoy at Disneyland this time of year. Its relaxed festive atmosphere has been the much needed respite from a busy theme park many times. The rustic and whimsical decor always left me with a smile on my face.Continue Reading
This is my favorite time of year. Fall colors and fall lighting make for some of the prettiest scenes you can imagine. They’re a match made in heaven, the way they enhance each other. It’s almost difficult to take a bad picture.CONTINUE READING
This pumpkin in the Halloween Tree ain’t happy. I have a sneaking suspicion it’s because he’s heard the rumblings of what’s to take place in the back of Frontierland.
No more BBQ.
No more Ranch.CONTINUE READING
The answer is yes, we are still around. It feels a little weird, but it’s nice to be back.CONTINUE READING
Much to my surprise, I discovered the word “boo” as I was adjusting my angle for a picture of the Mickey pumpkin. It was the last scare on Main Street while closing down Disneyland one night. With my love for all things cheese—perhaps the mouse has rubbed off on me—I couldn’t resist taking a picture to share here in hopes of giving someone a chuckle or two.CONTINUE READING
I think the thing that most excites me about Ghost Galaxy is the simplicity of using an existing platform to tell a new story, even briefly. It may not seem as successful a transformation when comparing it to Haunted Mansion Holiday but that misconception only persists if you insist on comparing apples to oranges. Space Mountain doesn’t deliver the same depth of story that the Haunted Mansion does to begin with. The fact that Imagineers were able to cook up what they did with a minimalist pantry only encourages me for how they will continue to adapt and improve seasonal experiences over time.CONTINUE READING