Monthly Archives: July 2013

Kaiser Aluminum and a Look into the Future

I was entering all of the “Participants” into the checklist database today and came across this NT1100 card from Kaiser Aluminum.  This is a really easy card to overlook, given how common it is.  But while entering the card text … Continue reading

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Airport Disneyland and DCA Postcards

Every time I go to Southern California, I always pass by a postcard rack at the John Wayne Airport with a number of Disney related postcards on it.  I have walked by that rack at least twenty times and asked my … Continue reading

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Checklist Update and the Adventureland Booklet NT1046

Hello everyone!  I wanted to write a quick post to give you an update on the checklist and note a curiosity I recently found while entering cards into the database. The checklist is coming along nicely, although I think I … Continue reading

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Live post – From Downtown Disney

When I go to Southern California, I usually have no time to run over to the park. But today, things went the opposite way and I have a fair bit of time to burn and am sitting in the lobby … Continue reading

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A few interesting eBay results

I had every intention yesterday of writing a “Bastille Day” post, but didn’t quite get there due to other demands, so a belated “Vive la France!” all the same.  I spent a year living in Paris about 15 years ago … Continue reading

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Mary Blair and “It’s a Small World”

If you know anything about Disneyland history, then you are familiar with the name of Mary Blair.  And if you are familiar with her name, then you’ll know that she had a hand in many Disney films as well as … Continue reading

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“But Walt…we make movies.”

The other day, right after July 4th, my family and I visited the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz, California.  It’s a fun place to visit as long as your expectations aren’t too high…and it has one of the … Continue reading

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Happy July 4th!

A quick post today to wish everyone a happy Independence day!  I think Walt and the company he created have done a pretty fantastic job of  weaving patriotic themes throughout all the parks…just like this card says.  I have mentioned … Continue reading

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Unknown Disneyland Postcards?

When I first started collecting Disney related postcards, there were a few things that I tended to ignore.  Duplicate images, lenticular cards, princess cards (I am a grown man for goodness sake!) and even folders with “scences” from Disneyland.  Over … Continue reading

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