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Are You Fluff Enough?

Susan Olsen and I have been swapping emails and Facebook messages about Marshmallow Fluff for years. It’s been over ten years since I presented her with her first jar of Fluff. About five years ago, I wrote a blog post … Continue reading

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Arts & Splash

One of the first things to catch my attention at the Bele Chere Festival in Asheville was a human statue who came to life to play his guitar and sing. The WhiteMan, Ralph Longshore, saw the camera and microphone from … Continue reading

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Up to Date in Rapid City

If tourists will drive thousands of miles to see four presidents carved into a mountain, wouldn’t they also be interested in statues of all the presidents? That logic explains the Presidential Wax Museum in Keystone as well as the “City … Continue reading

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Just One More Thing…

Peter Falk died Thursday night. The actor who played Lt. Columbo also had a passion for painting, which is how I ended up in his driveway with Mark & Brian. The guys liked getting out in the Mark & Brian … Continue reading

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Thermoplastic Polymer

One of my daughter’s friends thought it would be cool if I was represented as a Disney Vinylmation figurine. My daughter imagined it having a beard, wearing headphones and a plaid shirt. Before my vacation, I had never heard of … Continue reading

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Collaborate and Listen

One of the suggestions during this week’s Einstein Simplified show was “world’s worst ice sculptor.” While pantomiming some jokes onstage, my mind went to the actual ice carvings I saw on Sunday night in St. Louis. The creations were still … Continue reading

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Peep Out Front Shoulda Told Me

What was nearly a Clark Griswold moment turned into an Elvis Presley moment for me at Peeps & Company in Oxon Hill, Maryland. It’s the only store of its kind in the world for now. More will eventually pop up … Continue reading

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