My time being involved in the Disney community has come to an end. It has been four years since I started Mouse and I have never wanted anything more than to help people enjoy Disney as much as I do. Disney is supposed to be fun and magical, yet in recent months it has become anything but. For that reason, I must walk away.

For those of you that have become my friends over the past four years, I pray we continue to be. I have had so many amazing conversations and experiences with you - I hope they never end. You can find me on Twitter (@jonthanbriehl) or my website (

And now in the ever eloquent phrasing of Bill Watterson, “It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy… let’s go exploring!” I just hope mine is on Tom Sawyer’s Island.