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    Storybricking: a new storytelling project

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    The Story A Day Project

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Stories in the Swamp

Stories in the Swamp

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in All, Story A Day, Storytelling | One Comment

Traveling is a good time to COLLECT stories, but a tough time to tell them. Instead, we explored the land of make-believe, visited my childhood memories, counted the denizens of the swamp, and soaked in the sun, sun, sun. Spring Break Recap – VEHICLES RIDDEN: 2 Taxis; 4 buses; 2 airplanes; 1 rental car; 1 […]

Memory Village

Memory Village

Posted by on Apr 12, 2015 in All, Story A Day, Writing | 3 Comments

Isn’t it sometimes important to keep something that sparks regret? Or sparks loss? Or sparks relief, for that matter?

Who did what?

Who did what?

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in All, Art, Story A Day, Storytelling, Writing | No Comments

The momentous meeting of the Nasals occurred in the greenhouse, where Alba made the introductions

Dark Thoughts

Dark Thoughts

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in All, Art, Story A Day, Storytelling, Writing | One Comment

There are nights I stay up worrying. Lots of nights.

The Nasals are introduced

The Nasals are introduced

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in All, Art, Story A Day, Storytelling, Writing | One Comment

Alba invites the Nasals to a community meeting, to introduce them to the colony.

The Plot Thickens

The Plot Thickens

Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in All, Art, Story A Day, Storytelling, Writing | No Comments

  This past week was the first week I stumbled a bit. Finally healthy, the work commitments (and laundry) had piled up, and I found myself more tired at the end of the day. But knowing I am sharing these stories with you keeps me motivated. I just took a fun quiz about our habit […]

Spike’s Epiphany

Spike’s Epiphany

Posted by on Mar 29, 2015 in All, Art, Story A Day, Storytelling, Writing | One Comment

When Spike finally landed on the last moon, Woeful, it was a relief. He looked at the frozen, rocky ground before him, and had a realization.

On the Road Again

On the Road Again

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in All, Story A Day, Storytelling, Writing | One Comment

We needed to get out of town today. Though it is warm and sunny, the ground has become a spongy mess of ice, mud, and oily puddles, aka Mud Season. While we are ready to go exploring, Vermont is not, and we still have 6 weeks or more until our favorite outdoor/kid friendly places are […]

Sticking to the Story

Sticking to the Story

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in All, Story A Day, Storytelling, Writing | One Comment

I thought I might end the Widgets Landing stories last week, but they just. kept. coming. My kiddo, aka the Widget,  got interested in what Mommy was doing with his toys, and I started telling him some stories. He’s my best, and worst, critic. Full disclosure: I started watching the epic Dr. Who series this […]

New in Town

New in Town

Posted by on Mar 22, 2015 in All, Art, Story A Day, Storytelling, Writing | No Comments

Alba returned to the greenhouse with a sigh of relief. She was a genius with plants, but people, not so much. The interview with Harold did not go well: she lost her temper with Chevron, and probably just raised the droid’s suspicions. Here, in the quiet of plants growing slowly, she relaxed. It was Alba’s […]