|Map of Pooh's woods|
|The real original stuffed animals that|
inspired the stories.
|These are the exact reels|
Another fun memory I have of Pooh is a series of View-Master reels I had. If you never played with a View-Master, your childhood was, to put it bluntly, not as good as mine. The pictures felt so bright and tangible that I could swear I could reach out and touch them.
My last fun memory of Pooh is the wonderful song, "House at Pooh Corner." It was written by Kenny Loggins, but was first recorded by one of my all-time favorite bands, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Their rendition is much more raucous and playful than Loggins' which sounds almost like a lullaby. I'll let you decide for yourself. Here's the Dirt Band version:
And here's the Loggins version: