P is for Perplexed Persephone

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. PERSEPHONE- From Greek mythology Persephone was the daughter of Demeter and Zeus. She sometimes was known as Kore, which means “maiden.” SheContinue reading “P is for Perplexed Persephone”

X is for Xi (Greece) & Xi (China)—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 Hope & Healing…folktales around the world that beat back viruses. Each post highlights one or more balms to soothe and cure our struggles of today with oral tradition and lore of the past. AtContinue reading “X is for Xi (Greece) & Xi (China)—A to Z Blog Challenge”

T is for Golden Table, Touch, Tree, & Thumb–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 “T is for Golden Table, Touch, Tree, & Thumb–A to Z Blog Challenge”