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Happy Halloween from Rays of Disneyland!

Its finally the day when Grim Grinning Ghosts dress up like little kids and parade themselves through otherwise peaceful neighborhoods, stirring up mischief and mayhem wherever they roam… This is Halloween! Before the Trick or Treaters are at your doorstep, here are a few fun tips for bringing the Magic of a Disneyland Halloween home [...]

A Disney Photo Halloween – Day 6

Lest any rogue spirits come creeping in the night, The Pumpkin King stands guard, each year, over the festivities at Haunted Mansion Holiday…

A Disney Photo Halloween – Day 4

Lurking on the hillside above a haunted antebellum mansion are a sea of menacing Jack O’Lanterns, their eerie faces smiling down on the unsuspecting crowds below.  What forgotten Gracey family secrets are they hiding?  And what Nightmarish Halloween stories have they caught floating on a fall breeze from the mansion below?

Happy Halloween!

In the “spirit” of the holiday, I thought I would share some of my favorite spook-tacular photos from Disneyland… enjoy! From Top Left to Bottom Right: Looking through the Hub to Tomorrowland… Jack Skellington front and center. The Haunted Dapper Dans. Mickey above the turn-styles. Ray Bradbury’s Halloween Tree in Frontierland. A familiar figure in [...]

Haunted Mansion Holiday or “Squealing with Joy”

The first time I went to Disneyland for my birthday was two years ago and happened during a really difficult time in my life.  I remember that my mom packed my suitcase for me because I just didn’t… it wasn’t that I couldn’t or even that I didn’t want to, I just didn’t have it [...]

Rays Behind the Rain – Letting the Magic Shine

I’ve been waiting nearly 30 years to visit Disneyland during the holiday season.  This year it finally happened… and it was everything I had ever hoped it would be. My only complaint? Rain on Day One… It’s true… I was a scrooge on Day One.  Okay, so maybe I was a little more than a [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Haunted Mansion Holiday

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Fantasmic Five Friday… The Post-Vacation Edition

After a vacation hiatus, I’m back on my blog kicking things off with a special birthday vacation edition of Fantasmic Five Friday… After hearing mixed reviews of Innoventions new House of Tomorrow, I was extremely impressed with this new edition to Tomorrowland. Disappointed that the Haunted Mansion Holiday was scheduled to open just two days [...]