Sunday, February 22, 2009

I'm Ready For My Close-Up!

It's time for the 81st Academy Awards tonight!

While I'll never walk down the red carpet for anyone to critique what I'm wearing (Oh, that gets done all the time in my every-day life!), I can say I have been able to hold an Oscar.

At the Walt Disney Studios for the 2002 "Celebration of Walt Disney Art Classics" Convention, we were given a backstage tour. Like other convention-goers, I held the actual Academy Award for the 1958 Disney documentary, "White Wilderness". Those suckers are heavy!

In the background are official portraits of Mickey Mouse painted by Disney Legend John Hench.

Now, on with the show!

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