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The End of the World
Posted by | September 28, 2016
The End of the World

The End of the World White River Sioux Somewhere in a cave that no one can find, there is an old woman who is shriveled up and wrinkled like a...

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The Poor Woman and the Little Canary Bird
Posted by | February 29, 2016
The Poor Woman and the Little Canary Bird

The Poor Woman and the Little Canary Bird There once was an old woman so poor that she could not afford a casket for her recently deceased husband. A canary...

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One Witch at a Time by Stacy DeKeyser
Posted by | February 15, 2016
#634 One Witch at a Time by Stacy DeKeyser

One Witch at a Time by Stacy DeKeyser Rudi was going to market with the tanner's daughter, Susannah, she was six. Rudi said he was allowed to sell a cow...

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What One Can Invent
Posted by | November 6, 2015
What One Can Invent

What One Can Invent There was once a man who wanted to learn poetry. He went to an old, wise woman and lamented to her that all the great stories...

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The Snow Queen-Third Story: The Flower Garden of the Woman who Could Conjure
Posted by | May 19, 2015
The Snow Queen-Third Story: The Flower Garden of the Woman who Could Conjure

The Snow Queen-Third Story: The Flower Garden of the Woman who Could Conjure Since Kay had been gone, Gerda had been very sad. No one knew where he had gone....

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Moon by Ashe Arterberry
Posted by | April 4, 2015
What the Moon Saw-Twenty-Fourth Evening

What the Moon Saw-Twenty-Fourth Evening On the twenty-fourth evening the moon is in Frankfort looking over a peculiar scene. There is an old woman being carried down the stairs. Her...

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Posted by | July 16, 2014
The Aged Mother

The Aged Mother Well, we're back to death again in the Grimm's children's legends, but this one isn't quite so bad. The picture is of the Crescent Hill Baptist Church...

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Posted by | July 13, 2014
The Three Green Twigs

The Three Green Twigs Here's another rather sad story in the Grimm's children's legends. Once upon a time there was a hermit up lived in a forest below a mountain....

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Posted by | June 12, 2014
The True Bride

The True Bride Apparently, someone has made a movie of this story. I'm going to have to track it down. Where would I look for such a thing? I'll find...

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Posted by | June 5, 2014
The Nixie of the Mill-Pond

The Nixie of the Mill-Pond Just check out that beautiful illustration. Nice lines. Nice detail. I'm going to have to find out who did that because it's just great. Once...

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