You’re shining like a diamond today, your 60th birthday! Thank you Disneyland for bringing so much joy to our family over all your sixty years.
From my dad’s first visit in 1955 (here with his brother & sisters in 1957), the spark was ignited with a love for Disneyland. Disneyland even helped me work through my grief when my dad passed away (How Disney Helped Me Deal with the Loss of My Father). This was my dad’s favorite place and just knowing that he sat in this spot in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle just as I’ve done and just as my children have done makes me hopeful that someday my grandchildren will have the same opportunity.
My family set the flame into my heart as well, taking me to Disneyland for the very first time at one year old, documented in my post 60 Days to 60 Years – My First Trip to Disneyland -1974. Be sure to click that link and read up on all sixty stories from the point of view of 60 total Disneyland fans. Keep a box of tissues handy!
Disneyland has been a part of my growing up and now a place of joy for my children, as well. We know that when we experience a Disneyland day, we’ll be treated to a Park that’s not only rich in history but aims to create amazing memories for our family each and every visit.
Bless you Disneyland for being a wholesome, safe and happy place for young and young at heart. Thank you for gifting us with the greatest memories. We wish you all the best for another 60 amazing years!