From July 17th thru the 21st, I had the chance to completely Geek Out in the original Disney Kingdom, and had a side trip to Universal Studios, too!
Everyone knows that July 17th brings the Disney Dorks to DL (and yes, I certainly fit in that category) for DL's Birthday, (and it's a good excuse for me to celebrate my birthday as well!)
I arrived on July 17th, about 1:30pm (unfortunately just missing the noon meet) however I did get a chance to meet up with some of my old friends in the Tiki Room:
We formed our own 3 headed sideways Tiki statue.
Afterwards I checked in at my hotel, refreshed and headed back to DL.
I was able to catch the tail end of the re-dedication ceremony,
which was short and fairly simple, With Mickey, a few of his friends, the "DL Main Street Mayor", and the DL Band. Very similar to the ceremony done the past couple of years, and the one done every day during the 50th. Hopefully for the 55th (in 2010) they will have more hoopla.
After the ceremony, I was able to visit for a while with several Micechatters including Nbodyhome,Disneymouse, aashee, darkbeer,
Light Mouse . . . .
Then I headed to Haunted Mansion, it was verrrrrrrry scarrrrrrrrry
Then to Pirates and over to DCA for a couple of trips to Midway Mania, where I attempted to break the beaver rank ~ unfortuntely, I was not able to go over 150k, YET. Back at DL we checked out the MOO room for the subs. Afterwards, we noticed the Red monorail was operating, and most of us had not been on the new monorail. Interior lighting is beautiful, but a little bizzare that there are lights behind where you sit !
Coming up . . . Day 2