there before and was just as excited (if not more so) as the kids to learn
about the famous cartoonist. For me, it was like re-visiting my childhood. Like
many of you, I grew up with the Peanuts gang. Schultz’s comic strip was a Sunday morning staple alongside
my Shredded Wheat or Fruit Loops. Many of us relate to Schultz’s – often times – poignant humor. If you’re a true fan, you understand that Charlie Brown wasn’t a loser. Rather, he epitomized the human spirit because he never quit trying.
memorabilia, and even a replica of his office. However, above all I walked
away with the fact that Charles M. Schultz was not just a brilliant cartoonist, he
was an over-comer and in many ways like his main character.
from his public and private life. It is also equipped with an educational center for
children who’d like to learn about cartooning. Also on display, are the works of several
other talented artists who have depicted snoopy or the peanuts gang in one of
the various art forms such as paintings, sculpture, or Paper Mache.
sandwich wrap!) Why an ice skating rink you might ask? Because Mr. Shultz loved to play
hockey! When you visit, you will see a special section devoted to his own
personal hockey equipment including his jersey, stick, and helmet.
This desk is precious to me. I have my own writing desk. The hours I spend at it are both triumphant and at times – frustrating… But always worth it:)
I’m somewhat limited to the amount of information I can include in my blog, but for those of you interested in the biography of Charles M. Schultz, and need a little inspiration, please click on the link below. You’ll soon see what I mean about him being an over-comer.Through countless rejections, world war, and even death, he never gave up his dream to do what he loved most.