P is for Pranking Primates & Perplexing Pirates – 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 “P is for Pranking Primates & Perplexing Pirates – A to Z Blog Challenge”

U is for Unusual & Useful—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 “U is for Unusual & Useful—A to Z Blog Challenge”

S is for Golden Spike, Spears, Swan, Snail, Scales, Shoe, Slipper, Sandal, Serpent, Spinning Wheel, Star Fruit Tree, & Stool–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 “S is for Golden Spike, Spears, Swan, Snail, Scales, Shoe, Slipper, Sandal, Serpent, Spinning Wheel, Star Fruit Tree, & Stool–A to Z Blog Challenge”