H is for Heralding Harambee

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. HARAMBEE- From Tanzania, Swahili word “Harambee” means “all pull together” Swahili is spoken in more than 12 countries in East Africa including:Continue reading “H is for Heralding Harambee”

C is for Countering Curses – A to Z Blog Challenge

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 Beating the Odds…Lucky Folktales Around the World to Brighten Your Day. Each post highlights that the stars aligned and what would have normally been…bad…turned out after all. Considering what we – as humankind –Continue reading “C is for Countering Curses – A to Z Blog Challenge”

L is for Golden Lucky-Bird Huma’, Leg, Lamb, & Leaf–A to Z Blog Challenge

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 Golden…And All Things That Glimmer.  Each post highlights golden items from a folktale from around the world. Each time you have to wonder, is something that is golden a blessing, a curse, or both?Continue reading “L is for Golden Lucky-Bird Huma’, Leg, Lamb, & Leaf–A to Z Blog Challenge”