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Friday Craft, Nostalgia

I grew up on Jim Henson creations.

Of course it began with Sesame Street. Elmo may have had an immensely popular few years, but I’ll always be a Grover girl. 193 more words


A Year of Creating Dangerously, Day 224: Saturday Life Quotes - Jim Henson

“The most sophisticated people I know – inside they are all children.”

Jim Henson (1936-1990) was a childhood hero of mine. I grew up with Sesame Street and the Muppet Show, quite literally as I was 3 years old when the Street premiered on PBS in 1969 and it became an integral part of my growing up.

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The Muppets Take Doug Henning!

While I’ve featured a previous clip of Doug’s 1980 appearance on “The Muppet Show,” you really can’t go wrong with Muppets, Muppets, and more Muppets! This clip, in particular, is notable because it gives us a full performance to marvel over and suggests that maybe The Muppets aren’t always the best magic assistants. 49 more words

Doug Henning

The Lovers, The Dreamers, and You

I offer Steve Whitmire my condolences in light of being let go from the Muppets team and he will be in my prayers as he starts the next phase of his life. 20 more words

This Is The Best Version Of The Muppets Covering The Beastie Boys' 'Sabotage' You'll See Today

A few years ago we laughed at The Muppets covering The Beastie Boys’ “So What’cha Want” in a mashup made by Adam Schleichkorn from Mylo the Cat… 226 more words


Our Cues Are Found Where and When Least Expected

Writer’s / Blogger’s Block… UGH! Most of us, inclusive of yours truly, have experienced this frustration. And while WordPress does offer up Daily Prompts to help cure this problem, I’ve found that such cues can and do exist in many other settings… oft where and when least expected. 278 more words


Tweet! Tweet!! Tweet Tweet!!!

It’d not be going out on a limb to say…

Far more pleasant and smarter sounding tweets emanate from densely leaved shade trees than from out of the dense White House. 37 more words