Monday, June 28, 2010

Disney Cleaner

Ever been to Disneyland or Walt Disney World? Notice how immaculate the parks usually are? You can thank a specialized custodial crew of approximately 600 people and 200 cats, including scuba divers, who give up their nights to earn a few bucks and maintain an incredibly high standard of cleanliness.


While working at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World, I was responsible for emptying the trash cans in front of the castle.

One afternoon as I was changing out the trash bag in one of the refuse bins, I saw a small girl point at me and overheard her ask her mother, "Who's that lady?"

"Why, honey," her mother replied, "that must be Cinderella, before she met her fairy godmother!"

[Daily Inbox via Wit and Wisdom]


WELCOME to YOUR WEEK: Taking a cue from the Disney movie, Finding Nemo, it's "Fish Are Friends, Not Food Week." Today is "Please Take My Children to Work Day," the seventh annual holiday for stay-at-home Moms. And it was on this day in 1914 that Archduke Ferdinand and his wife were assassinated, setting off a chain of events that culminated in World War I.


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