Charles Schulz autographed sketch of Snoopy for collectors

You radiating happiness, a woman, whose collections and making friends be their plenty reasons to smile. When you first meet and share Facebook and E-mail information with Linda, you immediately realize that they not only lively and engaging, but a very large peanuts and Snoopy fan. "Snoopy," the name of extroverted Beagle created cartoonist Charles Schulz, is Linda's E-mail user name.

Linda's love Snoopy ends not with their E-mail username. Learn their vast collection of Snoopy, invites you their knowledge and Linda map that was it for more than 40 years assembling a collection has. It fills an entire bedroom in their spacious home crowded. There are on the walls Snoopy, Snoopy and the gang on the ground, there are even Snoopy come from the ceiling - hung on a ceiling spiral display bracket is attached.

Visitors to Linda's Snoopy rooms are upwards and downwards and typically's respond with oh and ah's and "Oh, my goodness." No hurry to leave, as there is always a is the most more Snoopy to catch the eye. Linda's laugh and smile promotes you travel about it not estimate their collection just you!

Linda's has the Western United States traveled to Snoopy's their collection search added. What attracts collectors, such as Linda, Snoopy is perhaps be how he manages to communicate wisdom and with his facial expressions and thought balloons know all what required.

In addition to its display cabinet packed room holds court in a niche on the first floor Dormer Snoopy. Here, Snoopy dominates like he "his renowned Doghouse surrounded by more Snoopy keep their dinner dish with Woodstock is next to the shell protects". Snoopy greet visitors towels, wash cloths and SOAP, which that near located guest bathroom and a customized, use Linda's dad, stain glass lights up and catches the light comes through the roof.

Snoopy made his first appearance in October 1950, when Linda was still a young girl cartoon. She has been a fan for as long as she can remember starting with plush and other toys. Today, including their Snoopy collection numbers in thousands of jewelry is not only thousands of vintage items from the 1950's, but the recent limited edition plates and annually issued Christmas ornaments, Linda to back to phones, everything in between and on indoor "Snoopy" trees displays throughout the year.

Peanuts comic strip followers know Snoopy as a one-man show, see it as a dog with advanced intelligence and lively imagination. Snoopy has such multiple personalities as designed: Joe cool, the first World War flying ACE, literary ACE, Flashbeagle and foreign Legionnaire. Snoopy memorabilia collectors find collectables of all.

Born and raised in Southern California, Linda worked, before her retirement as an executive assistant at Southern California Rockwell International Office. During the 1970s Charles Schulz visited the Rockwell plant where she and Linda was not only meeting the cartoon artist happy, but among the lucky few who received later signed a generous "thank you" drawing of Snoopy riding a Rockwell space craft.

This beautifully framed and matted 15 x 20 "Caricature is drawing the most valuable in Linda's Snoopy collection." Is a big fan, feels she happy Snoopy and the Peanuts gang, creator, Charles M. Schulz (Sparky) met.

Charles Schulz approached the United Feature Syndicate with some of his best strips after the sale of his comics Saturday evening post and other publications. Peanuts 2 October 1950 made his first appearance with United features, one of the most popular comic strips of all time.

The peanuts cartoon ran for almost 50 years without interruption, in more than 2,600 newspapers in 75 countries. Unfortunately in November 1999, Charles Schulz suffered a stroke and then discovered that he had colon cancer. Complications from chemotherapy made it so the cartoonist could no longer read or see under clear and he announced his retirement on 14 December 1999. Until then, speed had three generations of Americans with the peanuts and "good ol' ' Charlie Brown." growing up

Schulz was cited on the today show, "I never dreamed that this would happen to me." I had always felt that would be I with the Strip until I was in my early 80s or something like that. But all the sudden it gone. I take it not way. "This was taken by me."

Charles Schulz died on 12 February 2000, at the age of 77 in Santa Rosa, California to colorectal cancer. In the same year, California Sonoma County Board of supervisors renamed the Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport after him. Emblem of the Airport offers Snoopy in goggles and scarf, inclusion in the sky over his dog house.

The Schulz family lived briefly in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where Charles Schulz, painted the wall in their home for his daughter Meredith with Patty, Charlie Brown and Snoopy. The wall was removed in 2001 and donated to the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa, California, the city where he lived and worked for more than 30 years.

On 17 August 2002, the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center celebrates be life's work and art of cartooning and located just two blocks from his former Studio. A bronze statue of Charlie Brown and Snoopy stands in downtown Santa Rosa Depot Park.

In his will of Charles Schulz requested that the peanuts are characters as real as possible and no new comic strips to draw-based. United features has rights to the Strip, but wishes have honored Schulz been. Repetitions of comics are still is syndicated, and even after his death, specials produced new TV, but the stories are based on previous strips.

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