Thank you, readers!

I began The Mature Mouse™ blog six months ago by sharing my Disney story. My goal was to establish a dialogue with my fellow Disney fans. The term The Mature Mouse™ reflects my persona, a middle-aged fan of Disney. The look of the logo has changed, but the goal is still the same. Perhaps, with the help of some Disney magic, The Mature Mouse™ community will convince those non-fans about the joy found in a Disney Vacation. Remember, it all started with a mouse.

There are currently over 320 followers of this blog via various social media, including WordPress, Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter. I am completely overwhelmed and incredibly humbled. It is because of you, my readers, that I continue to learn, research, and post material about Disney.

As I posted a few months ago, I have been given the opportunity to return to Disney World in June. The purpose of this solo trip is to gather information, acquire lots of pictures, and immerse myself in the theming created by Disney Imagineers, all of which I will share with you. I will shortly begin posting information regarding the planning process for this upcoming trip. I look forward to receiving your valuable comments. And, I would appreciate your feedback for improving this blog.  

If you are a mature fan of Disney, please visit The Mature Mouse™ store for merchandise. Many of the items would make outstanding additions to your vacation gear and attire. Below are images of just a few of the featured items available through the store. I am a Mature Mouse™, are you? 


Top Ten Quiet Spots at Walt Disney World

The goal of The Mature Mouse™ is to give a voice to older, more mature, Disney fans. We do exist and we realize the joy in spending time at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. Yes, we enjoy the attractions, but our enjoyment of the universe Walt Disney built goes beyond the rush through the parks. We experience the intrinsic beauty and artistry required to bring the parks to life. 

A mature Disney fan, a Mature Mouse, does not have a pollyannaish view of a Disney vacation. We expect the parks to be crowded, with plenty of overtired parents and crying children, as well as rude people who believe they are the only guests in the park. And, there is always a chance of rain while at Disney World, especially during the summertime. Nevertheless, a Mature Mouse™ will plan for the reality inherent in a trip to a Disney park. We overlook the potential chaos by immersing ourselves in the incredibly themed world envisioned by Walt Disney and created by the Imagineers

Those amazing Imagineers have created quiet spots throughout the parks, which offer a Mature Mouse™ the opportunity to enjoy the environment away from the pandemonium. Disney Dining has created a list of the Top Ten Quiet Spots at Walt Disney World. The number 1 spot is my favorite for those people who want to slow down, but still experience one of the attractions in the park. Remember, it is important to take time to relax, catch your breath, and enjoy your surroundings as you tour the parks. 

Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover

I began planning my Disney World Vacation by calling Jennie Nowers. When the Cool Summer Savings were released, Jennie was up early rebooking my trip, which saved me 15% on the cost of my resort stay. I did not need to do a thing. Tell her that The Mature Mouse™ sent you and receive a special gift from Jennie with your next booking.

Please visit The Mature Mouse™ store for logo merchandise.  Many of the items would make great additions to your vacation gear and attire.