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November 1, 2019

From time to time, I join Lisa Valentine Clark and Ritchie T on The Lisa Show, the popular daily morning program produced by BYUradio. My visit usually consists of a conversation about the uses of storytelling in homes and classrooms. But every once in awhile, they ask...

November 19, 2018

This blog post was written as an article requested by the Florida Storytelling Association. I'm very happy to be featured as part of their upcoming festival, held each January in lovely Mount Dora, Florida. Super excited to join them, along with the great storytellers...

October 9, 2018

My kids used to talk about their dreams at the breakfast table. I always thought, listening to them talk about their dreams, that the stuff they read spilled into secret parts of their brains when they were asleep. The dreams were sometimes funny and sometimes scary an...

October 1, 2017

Sam enjoyed the great honor of being among the featured tellers at the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival 2017. TImpanogos is one of the largest and most popular storytelling festivals in the country, and as a way to help their audience get to know their tellers, the fes...

September 15, 2017

Skyler got married. My oldest son. That was a big thing for me to get my head around. And it also meant choosing a wedding gift. And as I thought and thought about Pyrex dishes and camping equipment, about gift certificates to Bed, Bath, and Beyond, and even about gift...

April 13, 2017

It’s remarkable how little coaxing a memory needs before it floods your brain as a full-fledged story – bringing back to you a living, breathing part of your life that may have retreated to a foggy corner of the past.

Not too many days ago, Dr. Eric Eliason sent a...

March 1, 2017

The Weber Storytelling Festival has been an institution in Ogden, Utah, for more than two decades. Held over three days, just as February becomes March each year, the festival features tellers of all kinds, including 60-70 youth storytellers each year, chosen by their...

January 27, 2017

In the studio today, the Apple Seed team worked on an episode featuring stories that bring back particular memories for team members. Sharing a version of “The Monkey’s Paw” by Jim May had Deidrene remembering her brother, who made her watch scary movies when she was a...

May 11, 2016

This Spring saw us at the Vernal Storytelling Festival, run so well by Aaryn Birchell and her team. The festival features public tellings in the auditorium of Vernal’s middle school, outbound workshops and performances in other local schools, as well as a symposium for...

April 9, 2016

Not long ago, for an Apple Seed episode about college stories, I found myself writing a piece about Mark Henderson, who was responsible for awarding me with a spot in the Weber State University vocal jazz ensemble and a scholarship to boot. That gig and that scholarshi...

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