Cap’s Off to You!-Alice Kane (Posthumously) and Celebrating Story

Featuring: Alice Kane Delightful Librarian, Storytelling Pioneer, Enchanting Storyteller While born in Ireland, she then lived in Canada and co-founded Storytellers School of Toronto. The audacity to create such an organization already brings warmth to my soul. One can always be a storyteller. Not everyone is a leader in the art. Yet, Alice inspired soContinue reading “Cap’s Off to You!-Alice Kane (Posthumously) and Celebrating Story”

Z is for Zaftig Zilant

We are pleased to participate in the A to Z Blog Challenge (http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/). The Story Crossroads theme for this year is Dual Natures in Folktales Around the World – opposites, contradictions & paradoxes. ZILANT- From Eastern Europe/Western Russia What does “zaftig” mean? Well, it is “full figure, plump.” And zilants can often be “full” dueContinue reading “Z is for Zaftig Zilant”

Y is for Yoruba Youth

We are pleased to participate in the A to Z Blog Challenge (http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/). The Story Crossroads theme for this year is Dual Natures in Folktales Around the World – opposites, contradictions & paradoxes. YOUTH- From Nigeria Twins are important in the Yoruba culture. The second-born twin is actually known as the oldest twin. Taiwo isContinue reading “Y is for Yoruba Youth”