Once upon a time..I had an unbelievably wonderful evening listening to the charming Mr. Pee-wee Herman speak to the audience after appearing in The Pee-wee Herman Show (awesome!) at the Nokia Theater, Los Angeles.
Then, as he took questions from the audience….
he stood THIS CLOSE to us.
He turned around and stood next to us, but I didn’t want to blind him by taking a photo.
I know that I had the opportunity to stand up and tell him that from the second I saw him on the New Year’s Eve Comedy HBO special in 1980 or so, I have watched everything in which he has ever appeared.
I wanted to speak up and thank him for all the joy he brought and continues to bring to our lives. But, it was all I could do not to burst into tears as he stood next to us. I was SO HAPPY. I was THAT CLOSE to Pee-wee!!
So instead… I did this…..
What can I say? My first quilt ever to be displayed is dedicated to Mr. Pee-wee Herman. It’s part of the “Quilts Go Modern” exhibit at the California Oil Museum in Santa Paula, CA. It’s based on Gwen Marston’s quilt, “Exquisite” from her book, “Liberated Quiltmaking”
I apologize for the dark photos. I plan to visit it again and take better pics!
Thanks for looking 🙂