Aug. 8, 2020
More trouble with Loki and the Dwarves in this Viking tale from the book In The Days of Giants by Abbie Farwell Brown.
Aug. 1, 2020
This week's story choice was inspired by my ongoing struggles with the gophers and rabbits in my veggie garden.
July 25, 2020
More elfin mischief this week with another Scottish fairy tale.
July 18, 2020
A sleepy 13th century Icelandic tale about a man, a bear, and two kings.
July 11, 2020
A classic Danish tale that's a little creepy and a little sleepy.
July 4, 2020
Skadi, a giantess, hopes to marry the Norse god Balder The Beautiful in this Viking tale.
June 27, 2020
Another Viking myth.
June 24, 2020
Anna Kohlweis, an artist who makes music as Squalloscope, gives a beautiful reading of Hans Christian Andersen's The Story Of The Year.
June 20, 2020
June 18, 2020
Chapter 1 of Iola Leroy, a novel by Frances Watkins Harper, an abolitionist, suffragist, poet, teacher, public speaker, and writer.
May 30, 2020
A Scottish tale about the consequences of not respecting a fairy's home.
May 26, 2020
An ancient myth read by Andy Fenstermaker, who makes music and poetry as Andy The Doorbum.
May 23, 2020
A sweet slice-of-life story by Willa Cather about a family in the American West at the turn of the 19th century.
May 16, 2020
This 19th century tale of a household transformed by modern technology is a sweet tale of simpler times and includes the sound of crickets I recorded one evening this past summer up at my cabin.
May 9, 2020
A sleepy story about a magical doll who wants to be a boy, good for adults and kids.