storytelling

December Highlights

The month of December was a lot of fun, sharing Christmas and Winter Tales at a variety of schools and libraries and also sharing multicultural tales at a smattering of hospital Christmas parties. Below I’ve posted some photos from one of the shows and also shared a few of my top moments from the month… Read more »

“Winter Tales” at Selover Public Library

Here are a few photos from my performance of “Winter Tales” at Selover Public Library. Actually, the program took place just down the street from the library in the Old Town Hall which is definitely a unique performance space. The stage is a bit narrow so I always have to exercise a bit more caution… Read more »

At the Intersection of Road Rage and Storytelling

The other day I was driving home from the grocery store, waiting to turn at a red light when a maroon car blew through the intersection and began to tailgate the car in front of it which was moving along at the speed limit. The driver in the maroon car became exasperated, waving his arms… Read more »

Holiday Writing Contest: A Holiday Hippo Wish

As many of you know, in addition to telling stories, I also write them! I’ve got three published books and a whole lot of manuscripts in the works. This year I have grown even more serious about my writing, participating in such author-ly endeavors as Picture Book Idea Month, seeking professional critiques for my manuscripts,… Read more »

“The Mitten” at the ECRC

Here are a few photos from my recent performance of “The Mitten: A Ukrainian Folktale” at the Early Childhood Resource Center in Canton, Ohio. The roles of the rabbit and fox were played by two brothers who had no problem getting into their parts. They were so comical at the end of the program because… Read more »