The Madness is Over!

First of all, THANK YOU! to everyone that submitted a bracket and participated in our first “Pick A Winner” Contest.

All games are completed – current standing of each Bracket Category – Number of games “won”/total number of Games –

~*WINNERS*~

K-4: Christian M

5-8: Danielle A

9-12: Dylan G.

Adult: Jim R.

K-4

Daysha A. : 36/63

Christian M. : 41/63

5-8

Destiny F. : 41/63

Danielle A. : 43/63

9-12

Dylan G. : 41/63

ADULT

Jon E. – 27/63

Erin . – 28/63
Victoria H. – 29/63
Dustin S. – 31/63
Jacob W. – 33/63
Kelsey S. – 34/63
Whitney Z. – 35/63
Sarah M – 36/63
Marc B. – 37/63
Connie J. – 38/63
Brandon A. – 38/63
Rod H. – 38/63
Patricia K. – 38/63
Luella R. – 38/63
Shawna A – 39/63
Terrell S. – 40/63
Lori O. – 41/63
Tom A. – 41/63
Paula B. 42/63
Jens K. – 43/63
Butch B. – 43/63
Steve A. – 44/63
Rich H. – 44/63
Ryan L. – 45/63
Jim R. – 47/63

Bracket Update – March 31st –

~*As of March 31st*~ the “Sweet Sixteen” and the “Elite Eight” games have been played – this is a total of 60 games (does not include 4 “Play-In” Games)

This is the current standing of each Bracket Category – Number of games “won”/total number of Games –

~*Don’t forget there is a prize for OVERALL WINNER*~

K-4

Daysha A. : 36/60

Christian M. : 40/60

5-8

Destiny F. : 40/60

Danielle A. : 43/60

9-12

Dylan G. : 39/60

ADULT

Jon E. – 27/60

Erin. – 28/60
Victoria H. – 29/60
Dustin S. – 30/60
Jacob W. – 33/60
Kelsey S. – 34/60
Marc B. – 35/60
Whitney Z. – 35/60
Sarah M. – 36/60
Connie J. – 37/60
Brandon A. – 38/60
Rod. H – 38/60
Shawna A. – 38/60
Patricia K. – 38/60
Luella R. – 38/60
Terrel S. – 40/60
Lori O – 41/60
Tom A. – 41/60
Jens A. – 42/60
Paula B. – 42/60
Steve A. – 43/60
Butch B. – 43/60
Rich H. – 43/60
Ryan L. – 44/60
Jim R. – 46/60

Pick A Winner – Bracket Standings

~*As of March 24th*~ the “Second Round” and “Third Round” games have been played – this is a total of 48 games (does not include 4 “Play-In” Games)

This is the current standing of each Bracket Category – Number of games “won”/total number of Games –

~*Don’t forget there is a prize for OVERALL WINNER*~

K-4

Daysha A. : 30/48

Christian M. : 35/48

5-8

Destiny F. : 32/48

Danielle A. : 36/48

9-12

Dylan G. : 31/48

ADULT

Victoria H. : 25/48

Erin : 26/48

Jon S. : 26/48

Dustin S. : 26/48

Kelsey S. : 27/48

Jacob W. : 29/48

Sarah M. : 29/48

Brandon A. : 30/48

Whitney Z. : 30/48

Marc B. : 30/48

Patricia K. : 31/48

Connie J. : 32/48

Luella R. : 32/48

Shawna A. : 33/48

Steve A. :33/48

Tom A. : 34/48

Rich H. : 34/48

Paula B. : 34/48

Rod H. : 35/48

Ryan L. : 35/48

Terrell S. : 35/48

Butch B. : 36/48

Jens K. : 37/48

Lori O. : 37/48

Jim R. : 40/48

Norman Rockwell : Home for the Holidays : Saturday Evening Post Covers : Blog #33

Walking to Church, 1953

Walking to Church by Norman Rockwell

In 1953, Norman Rockwell had four Saturday Evening Post Covers. Walking to Church was his second, and appeared on the April 4th edition.

The original oil on canvas painting is owned is a private collection.

You know (or assume) the family is going to church due to their attire, they are caring bibles and you can see the church steeple in the background. The churches’ bell also appears to be ringing.

Many Rockwell enthusiasts like to point out the black cat that also make an appearance in the painting.

Norman Rockwell’s Home for the Holidays Traveling Exhibit, prepared by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, has been extended until January 24th. Make sure you stop by the Fick Fossil and History Museum before it’s gone for good!

Norman Rockwell : Home for the Holidays : Saturday Evening Post Covers : Blog #32

Christmas Homecoming, 1948

Christmas Homecoming by Norman Rockwell 1948

Christmas Homecoming appeared on the December 25th, 1948 edition of the Saturday Evening Post. The original oil on canvas is owned by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

It was also Norman’s seventh and final cover for the year.

This painting shows Norman Rockwell’s son Jarvis (Jerry) coming home from college for Christmas. The woman hugging him, is his mother, Mary Barstow Rockwell. To the left is Thomas Rockwell, and to the left of him (wearing glasses) is Peter. Norman Rockwell himself is also in the painting – smoking his pipe.

The redhead behind Peter is Mead Schaeffer’s daughter, Patty. If you remember, Patty was Norman’s model for the Willie Gilli’s series.

Norman Rockwell’s Home for the Holidays Traveling Exhibit, prepared by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, has been extended until January 24th. Make sure you stop by the Fick Fossil and History Museum before it’s gone for good!