Jean Schulz's Blog

Jean Schulz, the widow of Charles “Sparky” Schulz and President of the Board of Directors at the Charles M. Schulz Museum, chronicles her adventures in the cartooning and comic book world of Peanuts.

Latest Blog Posts:

A Charlie Brown Christmas Sugar Cookie

Dec 30, 2011

I never thought it was such a bad little tree. It’s not bad at all, really. Maybe it just needs a little love. —Linus Van Pelt, A Charlie Brown Chrismass It’s the time of year for all sorts of baked treats. I was especially surprised when I stopped by the Museum and found this lovely […]

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Sparky’s Silly Snoopy Game

Dec 20, 2011

Like Snoopy, Sparky loved joking and silliness, and he could take a joke (mostly). In the late ’70s and ’80s when many of these games were being sold, Sparky talked about wanting to create “Snoopy’s Really Silly Game.” He talked about it for years but could never sell anyone on the idea. Now we are […]

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The Holiday Season at the Museum

Dec 10, 2011

Marilyn Scott-Waters, a guest artist back by popular demand, led a class of parents and children through our Paper Toy Making Workshop. They made tiny “fairy” books, colorful butterflies, koi kites, stars to decorate any number of things, and so much more. In another classroom people decorated gingerbread doghouses for Snoopy. This class is so […]

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Reflections on A Charlie Brown Christmas

Dec 03, 2011

Looking forward to this season’s showing of A Charlie Brown Christmas, the 47th year, I reflect again on just how so many stars aligned along the way in Sparky’s career in general, and with this show in particular. In 1965, the year A Charlie Brown Christmas debuted, the media focus was not what it is today. There were […]

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