Welcome to Dixon on Disney, the home of The Key to the Kingdom series, released by Deep River Books, and The Disney Driven Life/The Disney Code books, released by Theme Park Press. These books are written by Jeff Dixon and they are a must read for any fan of Walt Disney World.

And then some… Walt

And then some… Walt

Once again we dig into the life and times of Walt Disney and with a little Disney Archaeology make some discoveries that we can learn from and perhaps make our lives a little bit better. In the very first year that Disneyland was in operation, Walt decided that the...

Disneyland Backers and Boosters

Disneyland Backers and Boosters

In this edition of Disney Archeology we go exploring the beginning of Disneyland. As usual, our excavation into the life and times of Walt Disney takes us into some of the stories that most haven’t heard – unless of course you are willing to explore and dig. That is...

Disagreeing with Disney

Disagreeing with Disney

This trip into the realm of Disney Archaeology digs right into the life and times of Walt Disney, his leadership skills, and his ability to bring out the best in people. Many people over the years have offered up their opinion on how strong willed Walt Disney could...

Coffee with Walt

Coffee with Walt

This edition of Disney Archaeology is a bit unusual – because it invites you to have a cup of coffee with Walt Disney. Now, this of course involved a little imagination but we begin with Renie Bardeau, the longtime chief photographer for Disneyland, seated on the...

Don’t be such a Pollyanna

Don’t be such a Pollyanna

Here is a bit of Disney Archaeology that takes us into the life of Walt Disney himself. Some of you will remember the old phrase – “don’t be such a Pollyanna”Now the term Pollyanna is used to describe someone who is a person who is optimistic and tries to find the...