Category Archives: Memories of Disneyland

Kevin – saying goodbye to a lifelong friend


This evening my family and I attended a memorial service for a dear friend, Kevin Geier. He had lost his battle with cancer and passed away last week – he was a wonderful man of 62 years. We lived across … Continue reading

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My friend Judy – a friendship over 35 years


Judy is a trooper; a true friend to me for many years. Judy and I have many things in common and over the years I have learned from her on many different subjects. We met in the late seventies while … Continue reading

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In 1964 we attended the world premiere of Mary Poppins at Grauman’s


Sometimes when we are children we don’t realize that our parents actually know anything.  In fact – it is sometimes much later that it dawns on us as adults that our Moms and Dads were quite extraordinary people and made … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge for June 8


In honor of my mother-in-law’s memorial this Saturday – here is a photograph of us from 1979 at Disneyland. We are standing at Christmas Tree point on Main Street USA, I am a Cast Member wearing a navy trench coat … Continue reading

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A fond farewell to our dear friend, Dave – the epitome of Disney leadership


Last week, we tragically lost a true leader who was so well-respected by many.  Dave Omel had been my boss, Ops Manager, Director and friend for over 25 years at Disneyland.  Dave, is the one person responsible for sending me … Continue reading

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What’s better than a field trip to Disneyland on St.Patrick’s Day with your Catholic School


I grew up in Southern California during the 1960’s and went to Catholic School with my brothers for 7 years. Each year on St. Patrick’s Day we were able to attend a school sponsored field trip and went to Disneyland … Continue reading

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From the office to going out….(do you have the necessary items at work)


Keep a makeup bag at work that contains deodorant, toothpaste and cologne If you have time, it is better to redo your makeup, especially if you’ve had a long day and feel tired. Keep a pair of great heels at … Continue reading

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Love may be strange


I met my husband at work; where most people meet their husbands and wives.  He was tall and good-looking and a football coach & teacher.  Our worlds were very different; I was a mother and already divorced.  I was busy … Continue reading

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1984 Summer Olympics, Torch relay and memories of Princess Anne at Disneyland


  1984 Summer Olympics, Torch relay and memories of Princess Anne at Disneyland.

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Updated Version – 1984 Summer Olympics, Torch relay and memories of Princess Anne at Disneyland


The 1984 Olympic torch relay began in New York City and ended up in Los Angeles, California traveling through 33 states and the District of Columbia. The route covered more than 9,320 miles and involved 3,616 runners including 200 from … Continue reading

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