Above: The interior of the Charles M. Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa, California

For many years I was a devotee of the “Peanuts” comic strip, written and drawn by Charles M. Schulz, whose simple panels seemed to contain a wealth of insight into the human condition. And I loved the cast of characters: good ol’ Charlie Brown, the ever-self-interested Lucy, the security-blanket-bolstered Linus, and my spirit animal, Snoopy. I therefore could not miss visiting theCharles M. Schulz Museumwhile in Santa Rosa, where Schulz lived and worked for the last 30 years of his life (and where he built a community ice rink to foster another of his passions, ice hockey).

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Above: The interior of the Charles M. Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa, California

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