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GINGERBREAD CASTLE rides the rails from The Neighborhood of Make-Believe North to Rochester!

When the George Eastman Museum, whose collections of photography and cinema are among the best in the world, invited me to create something for their Sweet Creationsholiday gingerbread display, I immediately thought of this years film, Won't You Be My Neighbor? It was so moving and beautiful, capturing and contextualizing Fred Roger's amazing contributions and profound effect on children for generations.
Perfect, I had my gingerbread house theme and inspiration!
On a Sunday in late October, the castle (baked and assembled), all of its sugar-paste and chocolate decorations, the unpainted puppets and I boarded an Amtrak train at Penn Station NYC at 10:20AM and arrived in Rochester NY at 4:59PM (safe and sound).

Above is a really sweet short video that the museum put together of the process setting up and the finishing touches for the piece.  

*Gingerbread Zoetrope House: I got a small sneak peek of one of the other houses while I was setting up my castle in Rochester and its got to …

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