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Thursday, September 24, 2009

DisneyDaddy - one year later

It's hard to believe that one year ago I started the DisneyDaddy blog on a whim.

Literally.

On the night of September 23, 2008 I was reading about Disney's newest campaign - "What Will You Celebrate?" I had been wanting to become more involved in the online Disney community and, on the spur of the moment, decided to start a blog. About 60 seconds later, I was writing my first blog post. Before I knew it, I was a Disney blogger.

The next day, I determined I had to have a weekly "thing" that readers would want to enjoy. I came up with "Tip Tuesday" and the rest is history.

But this past year has seen so much more than nearly 300 blog posts. I have been to WDW twice, made hundreds of friends at MouseFest and MagicMeets, have been featured five times on Lou Mongello's WDW Radio Show and have had one article already published in Celebrations Magazine.

Beyond these incredible experiences, I have become a part of a larger Disney family. A classic example of this was the recent D23 Expo. While I could not attend personally, I was able to be one of "Lou's Box People" and experience the Expo virtually. During those four days, I felt like I was taking part in an eight-hour long conversation with hundreds of friends (which really was the case).

What will the next year hold?

Well, there will be a few surprises, more trips to Walt Disney World and many, many more posts and tips to share.

Most of all, I look forward to more opportunities to talk and share my experiences with my bigger Disney family.

To all of you who read this blog, I thank you for taking the time to enjoy what I have to say. I hope this blog lives up to your expectations. I'm enjoying writing this blog and hope to keep going for a long time.

With that, let's keep moving forward...

2 comments:

SKMacGowan said...

Congratulations, Chuck, on your 1st Anniversary! I've enjoyed reading your blog, and especially getting to know you at MagicMeets and more since online... I hope you have MANY more years of info, insight and inspiration to blog for us all to read! (Who'd a thunk it, huh?)

Sandy

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Scott Osborne said...

Congratulations Chuck. I thoroughly enjoy your blog and have it on my daily reading list. Keep up the great work!