This year in 2015, all of us working at the Disneyland Resort in California are getting ready to dazzle.
We are celebrating our 60th Anniversary of DISNEYLAND!!
What a legacy Walt Disney started on July 17, 1955. Below are some images from our Cast Showcase today.
Last Wednesday while spending time with my colleague in Florida on a business trip she invited me to experience some of the local theater there in Orlando. The show was “Motown the Musical” with over 50 classical hits such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain high enough” – the show is really the story behind the music of Diana Ross, Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson.
The Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts is a brand new gorgeous theater and is located at 455 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, Florida. For more information you can go to Drphillipscenter.org
The Theater is located in the downtown business area of Orlando, right across from The Amway Center. There is plenty of parking close by, I was really impressed. Coming from Los Angeles where going to the theater is a 2 hour drive and most of which is jammed packed with traffic. This was a delightful look at a smaller city doing everything right. The group that put on the musical is called Florida Theatrical Association and is part of the touring Broadway series. I give the musical an A+ for wonderful sets, elaborate costumes and high energy!
The year was 1998, my children and I were visiting my brother in Manhattan Beach, California.
Recently I was able to help some friends with one of their family holidays. I felt like a fairy godmother with making their wishes come true. The saying is true…”It is better to give -than to receive.” It made me start to think about the last 50 years and what has been the best day of my life. Could there really be one, single best day of a person’s life?
What’s your favorite day you can remember?
Was it when you got married first time or second time?
Was it the birth of your child?
Was it graduating from school?
Was it buying your first home?
Was it traveling to Paris?
Was it traveling to Hawaii?
Was it finally landing the job of your dreams?
What was the single best day of your life?
With Christmas and Chanukah now over with for this year – we are all facing our next holiday of New Years Eve and New Years Day. Be considerate and most of all be a good guest and show respect to the person who invited you.
1. R.S.V.P. – tell your hosts whether you can attend and do so immediately.
2. Be on time – Try not to arrive too early; and do not arrive more than 15 minutes late.
3. Be a most willing participant – Whatever the host offers – such as party games, a new souffle, or meeting new friends and acquaintances. Be a team player.
4. Offer to help clean up or whatever they need (within reason).
5. Don’t overindulge with alcohol or the pate. Leave some for the other party guests.
6. Thank the host/hostess twice – on the way out the door and with a phone call or email note the very next day.
7. Ask permission before you post photos to Facebook or Twitter the next day.
This weekend – I told my Husband I would go with him to TWO football games. UCLA vs Stanford on Friday and we will tailgate.
He also wants to see USC vs Notre Dame on Saturday, I said okay. He feels like the happiest man on this earth. My hubby is a retired football coach, he loves college football. He still teaches high school biology and science. He often tells his students about the importance of attending college and recently hung Pac 12 pennants in his classroom. To inspire them, by the way did I tell you what a good guy I am married to.
Thankful for my friends – celebrating the friendships over the years.
Happy Thanksgiving 2014
The air in Southern California has finally turned cool, and today it was in the 60’s…unbelievable that fall has arrived, thank you.
I love this time of year….after Halloween is over; it reminds me of this special time of year. As you see my son was born late….almost 3 weeks late. He was due in mid October and made his debut (naturally on November 3rd).
I still remember answering the door on Halloween night in 1985; all of my neighbors were asking when he was coming….and my reply was, “when he is ready”.
Children are a gift and he is out in the world being ultra fabulous. Both of my sons are still single and no grandkids yet; except for a furry grand dog named Charlie. They are on their own time table; and this generation does their own thing. Feeling blessed and loved tonight, and wanted to share.