Monday, September 27, 2010

A pair o' peppermint penguins

Sometimes I have a feeling that I might be buying a duplicate ornament, sometimes not. And it doesn’t matter if the two are a week apart or, like these two penguins, a year apart. It’s just impossible for my aging brain to keep track of all 800 plus penguins. One reason I started the blog was to give me access to the collection wherever I might be. We’ll see how it goes as we get closer and closer to Christmas.

Two glass penguins with Santa hats and peppermint-striped scarves
Acquired: November 19, 2007, Macy’s Seminole Town Center, Sanford, Fla.
November 16, 2008, Fountains of Wayne, N.J.
Number: 0405 0569
Size: 4 inches tall
Price: $6 (40 percent off); $7.99 (15 percent off)

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