Thursday, July 14, 2011

Winnie the Pooh



Welcome to the Blog Hop!!  It's funny because I wrote this post weeks ago due to my crazy summer schedule and had it scheduled to post since the movie opens tomorrow... Then I looked at Lisa's Blog Hop theme for today and saw it was Winnie the Pooh!  Great!!  This makes things easy for me!  
If you haven't checked out the other posts on Winnie the Pooh today, Hop on over and check em out!

In honor of the release of the new Winnie the Pooh movie, I'm sharing my meet and greet experiences with Pooh and Friends.  I've met all these characters many times in the parks.  I've even eaten with them at the Crystal Palace!  But, these are the photos/ experiences that made it into my autograph scrapbook!


 This encounter with Tigger was during our trip to celebrate my college graduation in 1996.  I honestly can't remember where this photo was taken.  I thought it was in Epcot, but the background doesn't look Epcotish.   It looks like Animal Kingdom, but it wasn't opened in 1996.  Maybe it's in the Magic Kingdom?  Kinda looks like Adventureland, but I don't remember Tigger ever being in Adventureland.  Oh well.  I know it was during the 1996 trip! :)  What do you think?  Could it have been Adventureland?


 I met Piglet and got his autograph at Animal Kingdom on our 2001 trip to ring in 2002.  We were at the character meet and greet where the Radio Disney Cruise around the Tree of Life used to be located!  I don't remember the name of the place now.  We walked down a trail, near Flame Tree BBQ (I think), to a dock on the river. Pooh and friends were waiting for us there.


I met Pooh on the same trip in 2001/2002, but I think Pooh was found at MGM Studios.  I believe this was taken on the street  that is now where Toy Story Mania is located.  Back then, you could meet the characters at their "trailers" like they were on a movie set.  Pooh signed my book and was added to my scrapbook!


We met Eeyore at the same place as Piglet in the Animal Kingdom during our New Year's 2002 trip.  I got  his autograph at the same time- obviously, since you can see my book and pen! :)

13 comments:

  1. Great pictures and wonderful memories!!

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  2. I have no problem admitting that I'm torn between which movie to see first...Pooh or Harry:)

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  3. Great pictures. I should post pics of the kids with the Pooh characters. Maybe I'll follow your lead and do that today. I didn't have a decent blog post in mind. LOL

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  4. What a fun trip down memory lane - thanks for letting us all join you :)

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  5. Great Pictures, I love the one with Eeyore. Have a magical day!

    Bookgirl @ My Magical Adventures

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  6. I'm a sucker for history and magical memories. You did a great job with both! :D

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  7. Thanks guys!! It's been fun! :)

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  8. These are great shots:). Are your kids jeAlous or have the met the characterers, too?

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  9. LOL...this iPad keyboard is killing me tonight :)

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  10. :) Mrs~ My kids have met all the Pooh characters. Cman was scared to death, but JAG loved them (when he was younger! he's 10 and too cool now!)

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  11. I'd love to see your whole autograph book someday. It's got to be too thick! You have so many!

    I love your hat/look in the 2001 pics!

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  12. The last time we visited disneyland, my sister had decorated an Eeyore autograph book and wanted Eeyore to sign the cover. Well, when she told Eeyore, he took the book and spent at least 5 minutes signing. He had drawn a picture of himself on the cover next to his autograph! It was definitely one of our best disney moments.

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