When You Think You Have Done All You Can Do, You Are Finally Ready To Begin

In St Louis last month I took a fun picture and an inspirational one. Thomas Edison & jeff noel think impossible is for amateurs. Who said what? When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this — you haven’t. When you think you have done all you can do, you are finally ready to begin. Next […]

We Started With Disney The Same Day Michael Eisner Became Disney’s CEO

jeff noel started the same time (late September 1984) as Michael Eisner, Disney’s new CEO. A week later, Michael Eisner gave a welcome speech to Walt Disney World cast members before the Magic Kingdom opened to Guests, describing his vision for Disney’s future. I took this photo. Left to right: Mickey Mouse, Michael, Jane Eisner, […]

By The Time Family Arrived, We Both Had Jobs As Disney Cast Members

We drove from Washington State University to become Disney World Cast Members in 1984. Family quickly arrived in Kissimmee to visit. Free Theme Park admission was a Cast Member perk we often took advantage of. With only a couple hundred dollars to our name, most of it gone after paying deposits for rent & utilities, […]

Only Poor People, Drug Dealers and Newlyweds Rented Here

Back in 1984, a first floor, corner unit, next to a busy street was perfect. Cheryl’s cousin Mike, and her Grammy (88 at the time) came to check on us… Beggars can’t be choosers. Anyone else ever live in a “roach motel”? Next Blog

Married In ’83, Our Honeymoon Wasn’t Until ’84

We only stayed where we could afford. Our tent along a Wyoming Interstate, driving to Orlando, Florida from Washington State, to lay down roots. What where your humble beginnings like? Next Blog