I was out and about during the holiday shopping rush and noticed this little display at a local bookstore: Bob Ross books, puzzles and bobbleheads. I continue to be amazed at the man’s pop culture reach. The Best Of The Joy Of Painting stills airs on UNC-TV and, 22 years after the artist’s passing, his brand appears as strong as ever.
A day later due to the holiday, but let’s see what’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …
A century ago, North Carolina experienced the Great Flood of 1916. It came at a time when people were prepared for a such challenges and had knowledge to protect themselves. But how would such a flood affect the Tar Heels today – a population without those same survival skills? Find out on Come Hell Or Highwater – Wednesday night at 8 on the North Carolina Channel.
Here’s a plate of cookies someone brought in to share. Admittedly, this isn’t a sight uncommon to most workplaces but I found it interesting primarily because there were still cookies left at the end of the day! Trust me – that is a rare sight around these parts.
“Dear Santie Claus. Me no care what kind cookies you bring me. You surprise Cookie Monster, okay?” – Cookie Monster (Frank Oz), typing a letter to Santa on the 1978 special Christmas Eve On Sesame Street