"When I finally dropped by last month, I was greeted by Joyce Berg, a Beloit grandmother who curates the 13,732 angels in the collection.
"She was wearing a satin angel outfit with a matching halo and feathered wings trimmed with sequins.
"It was like walking into the Art Institute of Chicago and meeting Henri Matisse.
Ah, Dave Hoekstra is so right about the charm of small-town museums!
[If you're into angels, you can find the book, Angel Collectibles, on Amazon, where it's listed at $22.76. The other images shown here come from the remarkable Angel Museum website.]