Sept. 19, 2020
An old German fairy tale complete with a prince, a maiden, an evil stepmother and of course, a fairy.
Sept. 12, 2020
A Punjabi tale about the value of being grateful, even for life's setbacks and losses.
Sept. 5, 2020
An old French fairy tale about being careful what you wish for...
Aug. 29, 2020
An old fairy tale about three magical dogs in celebration of National Dog Day and dedicated to my very good dog, Bodhi.
Aug. 22, 2020
A sleepy Scottish tale about a good widow and a bad fairy.
Aug. 15, 2020
Part two of the story of Loki and the Dwarfs in this Viking tale from the book In The Days of Giants by Abbie Farwell Brown.
Aug. 11, 2020
Zoé Brown is the guest artist on this bonus episode, reading a touching French story about a miller and the secret he keeps locked away in his windmill.
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.
June 6, 2020
Frederick Douglass’s classic essay, My Escape From Slavery