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.

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Satire Fest ‘Draw Off’

Nov 07, 2014

Pictured here left to right: David Horsey, Laz, Adán, Falco, David Brown, Lalo Alcaraz This is an addendum to my October 17 blog post about reuniting with Adán Iglesias, Falco, and Laz Ramirez, Cuban cartoonists who came as invited guests to Satire Fest in San Francisco in October. I want to share a video that […]

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Cuban Friends Reunite in California

Oct 17, 2014

The beginning of this blog goes back 4 years, to what I think may be my first official blog post on the Museum website . At least it is the first one I saw when I checked it today‎.  So if you want to see the adventures of the 5 artists who traveled with me […]

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Snoopy and Belle in Fashion

Sep 23, 2014

A special event during Fashion Week was an exhibit of Snoopy and Belle in Fashion in the New Museum in lower Manhattan. I am in a dress by our Italian licensee FAY; and that is NOT a fake scene behind me. You are looking at an authentic, beautiful New York ‎September evening sky showing downtown […]

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Peanuts Makes Friends Across the World

Aug 18, 2014

Sometimes I think I sound like a broken record as I write over and over about how the magic of Peanuts brings surprises and unexpected joy to my life. In 2002 several of us from Creative Associates traveled to Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China‎ to visit licensees, manufacturing plants, and stores carrying Peanuts products. At […]

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The 39th Senior Hockey Tournament

Jul 14, 2014

Emily from Snoopy’s Home Ice is working on the final touches for the hockey tournament by sprucing up the paint on the curbs in the main driveway. As I write this, once again Snoopy’s Home Ice is being “spiffed up” for the Senior Hockey Tournament – our 39th year. Nancy Williams, from Snoopy’s Gallery and […]

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It Happened When My Back was Turned

Jun 12, 2014

I had been watching the solar project here at the Museum progress daily for a few months, but the time came to leave on a planned trip to Paris and the Dordogne. In Paris I visited with Normaal, an animation studio which is animating 500 Peanuts comic strips to debut in Europe and the United […]

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Linus’s Glasses

May 15, 2014

Coincidences delight me because they somehow seem like magical juxtapositions. This blog derives from a volunteer’s question and the delivery of a cassette tape recorded (of course) quite a while ago. The volunteer’s question had to do with Linus’s glasses and how he came to wear them and why he stopped wearing them. The cassette […]

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Kazu Kibuishi Returns to the Museum

Apr 18, 2014

Amulet series author, Kazu Kibuishi, returned to the Museum after 3 years. He spoke in the auditorium on both Saturday and Sunday (Sunday for our Boy Scout Day) ‎and followed that by signing books and talking to visitors. We were very happy to see him again, and our visitors appreciated the time he took to […]

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Haiku to Visitors with an Apology: Is this your Family Visit to the Museum?

Apr 07, 2014

“Please let me help you. I am happy to take the photo I will send to you.”  -Jean Schulz   I was happy to photograph this wonderful family who were enjoying the Museum. Sadly, when I got the photos back, I could not find their name and address anywhere. So, many years later and with […]

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Tom Tomorrow Speaks at the Museum

Mar 21, 2014

Nicholas Perkins returns with his dad after 6 years. Our guest speaker on Saturday, March, 15th was Dan Perkins, AKA Tom Tomorrow. You may know his comic, This Modern World, from one of the 90 newspapers in which it appears regularly, OR  through The New Yorker, Esquire, Mother Jones, The Economist, the New York Times […]

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