Jim Henson-Imagination Unlimited Exhibit at COSI

We went to COSI- Center of Science and Industry in Downtown Columbus Ohio and saw the exhibit Jim Henson  Imagination Unlimited 

I couldn’t  believe The Muppet Show started in 1976,  Where does the time go? I remembered my son Mark had Ernie bedsheets in 1978.

Bert and Ernie and Rubber Ducky with Laura and Charlie peeking from behind their display

 

and for more information here’s  an article in the Columbus Dispatch by Eric Lagatta

THE MAN, THE MUPPETS: JIM HENSON, HIS LEGENDARY CREATIONS STAR IN COSI EXHIBIT

Cousins in the Car’s Back Seat

A six word Saturday.  Maura is reflected in Charlie’s sunglasses.  They were making faces together.  BTW this is the old Batman hat that was a hand-me-down from Michael.  Finished the replacement hat today. See below.

 

Christmas 2011   Jack and Michael received superhero hats from Grandma   I think Michael wished I had bought him LEGO  One of my favorite photos. 

The new Batman hat completed today December 28th

 

Pumpkin Season- Guest Blog

This afternoon my daughter Laura sent me some photos of their family outing to Franklin Park Conservatory. It looked like so much fun, I wish I’d been there too. Seeing the photos of Charlie enjoying the Pumpkin House made me smile. Thanks Laura.

Penny the Golden Doodle ate Charlie’s Animal Cracker During the Family Photo

It was time for Grandma  (AKA Froo Froo Ruthie) to go home.

My car was packed and I’d left Mark and Erika’s house to head to James and Laura’s house.  About a twenty minute drive. Had to drop off the cast iron griddle gift left by the couch.

Drive back to Pittsburgh.

The one thing I didn’t really do on Christmas day was take any photos. It’s hard to be a participant AND a photographer simultaneously.

It can interfere with your living in the moment and enjoying those you are surrounded by. A camera can be a barrier, a distraction, an annoyance to others- sometimes I’m unobtrusive and candid and they ignore me…..but I said to James and Laura I was leaving and the one thing I didn’t get was a family photo of them at Christmas.  And I’d really like to get one of their family I’d gotten Mark and his family on Christmas eve in the usual spot after church.

Okay, get Penny a milkbone biscuit.  And Charles got an animal cracker/cookie.

Bribery. This group family photo will just take a sec, a little tasty bribe…..  OOPS

Penny’s nose was right at the level of Charlie’s animal cracker.GULP.  One big bite for Penny. And in the second photo you can see how  Charlie felt about losing his snack.img_1488

img_1489We’ll get that family photo another visit. Thanks for letting me try.

 

Pulled up next to me at the red light

Last week in Columbus, I sat in the passenger seat with Laura at the wheel. Good thing. Brought that trusty phone up to my eye and I can’t really add him to my People at Work series

but perhaps Animals at Work in the city?

Oh hello there!

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