The wonderful thing about Tiggers is Tiggers are wonderful thing

The wonderful thing about Tiggers is Tiggers are wonderful thing

R.I.P.

Tigger Sam-I-Am
Sneetch
Boomer
Chinese Cat
The Dread Baron

–and many more, AKA Paul Winchell. That’s a link to a tribute by Mark Evanier, who writes more about Winchell, and has a great story, here.

It’s a bad year for voices from my childhood. There have been times when I identified very much with Tigger, and looked at life as part of a massive attempt to “unbounce” me.

P.S….Oh, and also, Winchell invented the artificial heart. Seriously. He did.

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