02 May '11, 10am

Fake Lake Makes Magic Water for the Magic Kingdom: After midnight, a series of computers go to work directing, a...

Fake Lake Makes Magic Water for the Magic Kingdom Photo courtesy Wikimedia and Creative Commons license. Nearly everything about Disneyland , including the out-of-control and egregious consumerism, horrifed me on a recent visit. So horrified me, really, that I had to quickly suspend my judgment and my feelings for the sake of my 12-year-old. Once I did that, I managed to have a great time, not just on the rides but in interactions with the people, especially one hot dog seller who could do inspired Disney character voices. And then I started to notice something strange and wonderful in Disney landscaping. Edible plants. Not just rosemary and thyme and pineapple sage, but also rows of something that certainly looked like grapes growing at the adjacent California Adventure Park. Simultaneously, then it on me how much water Disney must need to keep all this vegetation looking...

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