To Harbor Hope…

It’s a good thing, to be sure. To find the silver lining, the bright side. But today, I’m not sure holding on to hope did me any good. I’m at a loss for words, and I feel kind of foolish. My heart was so set on this thing working out, I barely considered that it … [Read more…]

Top Five Guest Moments!

When you think of the Happiest Place on Earth, your first thought probably doesn’t land on the parking lot, and to be honest- mine doesn’t either. I spent six months driving trams, directing traffic, and parking cars. Real magical, right? As long as we’re being honest, I’ll admit that I pretty much hated the parking … [Read more…]

My Great Disney Adventure!

So my Disney program ended three months ago today, and I think it’s time that I write about it, if not to make sure none of it disappears in light of whatever the next few months bring to me. So here we go, a full, detailed(kind of) recap of my six months working for Walt … [Read more…]

Check-In Day!

If I could choose, I probably would have made this morning run a little bit smoother, but all in all, I’m still here. Last night I stayed at the Pop Century resort and I’m pretty certain that the young woman who checked me in sent me on a wild goose chase. I walked for probably … [Read more…]

The Start….

For whatever reason, I always feel the need to write some kind of introductory post when I start a new blog. Something for the reader so they can think, “oh, okay, I get it now!” Okay, fine. I’m ridiculously cheesy, I think I’m fully aware of that by now. Anyway, here ya go, In an … [Read more…]

Effie Does Disney

At 1:35 p.m. today, my flight left from the Des Moines International Airport headed for Charlotte, NC. Once there, I will be a hop, skip, and a jump to Orlando where I will be spending my next 6 months working for Disney World. I have never been more than 40 miles from home for any … [Read more…]