Disney’s modified authenticity

Great escapes
Can we architect a life that doesn’t require escaping? Absolutely.

 

Forced perspective and guiding the guest experience are two ways we modify our Guests’ experience to significantly enhance their vacation.

On Main Street USA for example, we make a two-story building look like a three-story building.

How?

The first floor is 7/8 scale. Second floor, 5/8 scale, and third is 3/8 scale.

We have the perception of a tree-lined street on Main Street. In reality the Live Oaks (100′ wide and 60′ tall full grown) are trimmed like giant bonsai trees – so they never block the view of Cinderella Castle.

There were no concrete main streets in 1901 (the time period Main Street reflects), but with the addition of the trolly car rails you never like about concrete (and how “fake” the setting is).

 

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rethink, reprioritize, recommit

Hidden Lake Trail Glacier
September 27, 2017. Glacier National Park’s Hidden Lake Trail, somewhere around 7,500′.

 

The way to peace and contentment is this…

• rethink  • reprioritize  • recommit

 

Happy new day.

 

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Meet at Disney University and i’ll drive us to Magic Kingdom

Cinderella Castle
Yesterday heading to lunch meeting.

 

Meet at Disney University and i’ll drive us to Magic Kingdom. Lunch meeting in Adventureland.

Reflecting back on yesterday, i was totally surrounded by a midlife celebration.

 

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On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.

 

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i remember being grossly inadequate with this simple task

Orlando sunrise
Yesterday, like every other morning.

 

One simple way to celebrate midlife is to watch as many sunrises and sunsets as possible.

When i’m not traveling, i don’t miss a single sunrise.

Writing for two hours every morning has enabled this phenomenon.

In two short weeks, year seven comes to an end.

Insight: Impossible only is until it isn’t.

 

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On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.

This website is about our mental attitude. To easily and safely leave this site to read today’s post on jeff’s physical health website, click here.

 

Savoring now while creating our future

Homeowner pool near Magic Kingdom
Last night about 8pm. Three miles from Magic Kingdom.

 

We are worth so much more than we give ourselves credit for. Here’s to 2016 being the beginning of our long awaited awakening.

 

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