hearts break

Image credit: Thanks for Believing, by James Hance From his Tumblr: “Half of the proceeds will go to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which was very important to Robin, and the other half to the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention. I’ll be framing the original painting and putting it on eBay tomorrow with all profits…

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i am big bird

I AM BIG BIRD is a feature-length documentary about Caroll Spinney, who has been Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969… and at 80 years old, he has no intention of stopping… Caroll Spinney has been performing as Big Bird and Oscar for over 40 years. That’s longer than I have been alive (mind…

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a song from kermit

I was sleeping all day yesterday and totally missed Jim Henson’s Birthday. Today, I am catching up. Started over at Letters of Note (via HuffPost) to read Jim’s words of comfort to his friends and family. Don’t feel bad that I’m gone… …Life is meant to be fun, and joyous, and fulfilling. May each of…

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i love you, paddington bear.

I do have such a fondness for little bears. My favorite version of Paddington Bear is the one shown above (Circa 1975). Paddington was stop-motion animated while the scenery and people were all 2-D animated. It was the first time I had seen anything like it (I was like 5… but still). If you visit…

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thank you jerry nelson

Jerry Nelson (July 10, 1934 – August 23, 2012). Jerry will forever be part of our childhoods. You may not know his face, but you will always know his voice (or voices) like: Robin the Frog, Count von Count, Floyd Pepper, Emmet Otter and many many more… Thank you Jerry, you will never be forgotten.

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