First of all, hi there, happy weekend, and I’ve missed you. :)
Second of all~
Raise your hand if…you collect Pez. Hey, me too!
A couple of weeks ago, just for the fun of it, I answered a “Wanted” ad on Craig's List for Pez collectors. Turns out this very nice kid from Hampshire College is doing a documentary on people and their collections, including Pez. So….last Monday, he came here laden with a boatload of camera equipment and a very inquisitive mind. He stayed for almost two hours, asking questions, filming, chatting, taking still photos and being quite enjoyable.
I wore a teeny little microphone and got to talk about my collection… …about 120 of them here, although I can’t remember where I put the rest of them, about 50 or 60 more! I think it’s the darn “old-age” forgetfulness. When he asked why I collect Pez, I told him because they’re cute, colorful, cheap and fun to look at; nothing deeper than that. (I don’t even eat the candy!)
The only Pez that I spent any real money on is a Yankees Charlie Brown, in honor of my dad who was an avid Yankees fan. That one cost $20…the others were all either gifts or impromptu purchases.
So….what do you collect?