I blame my grandmother on my mother's side. She's the one that started all this. Sure, she's been dead for nearly 50 years but that doesn't get her off-the-hook. She knows what she did -- she's the one that put the curse on this family's creativity.
Social media is a tool that allows individuals to improve their lives by interacting with groups -- both with people and with brands -- facilitated by online platforms that erase typical boundaries of time and space.
It's ironic how Charlie Brown complains in the episode about how commercialized Christmas has become and that's exactly what the holiday special has become, an economic engine for non-stop TV commercials. And Charlie was complaining about it in 1965!
These melted summer treats, part of Michael Massaia's new "Transmogrify" photography series, may be heart-wrenching reminders of that dreadful moment as a child where your ice cream slips from your small sticky hands.
"It was fun around there. We enjoyed it. The girls in ink and paint were called "The Nunnery." This was during and after the Depression. I loved it. And I loved having some money in my pocket. It was great."