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Day 8 /// The Wren's Nest & Oakland Cemetery

“The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.” – William James

Isn’t that a quote we all want to live by?

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|| cw5 || Kites in the River: A Brer Rabbit Story

original Brer Rabbit story, composed by yours truly.  ;)  my class jokingly told me i should put bluegrass with this story.  little did they know…i’m not one to disappoint.  

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CW3: Brer Rabbit's Giant Table

Creative writing assignment: write an original Brer Rabbit story using colloquialism, repetition, things coming in threes, the harmless trickster Brer Rabbit who always wins, etc. This was a stretch for me, lol! 743 more words


Marble Tar-Babies

Inheriting Civil War Stuff

In Joel Chandler Harris’s “The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story,” the turpentine and tar stick figure stays still and silent throughout the two-page short story. 798 more words

Uncle Remus stories by Joel Chandler Harris

I hesitated to listen to these stories: I’d heard they were racist. I’m OK with working through that sort of material, but was looking for something lighter, so it floated down my listening stack. 228 more words

Book Reviews

Brer Rabbit / The Wonderful Tar Baby Story.

I decided that since I’m taking a break after the first draft, I would settle in for some lite reading, so to speak. It’s actually very difficult reading, but there is always a method to my madness. 476 more words


SOLD! An Original Song of the South Animation Cel with Walt Disney's Signature Gets Almost $9,000 at Heritage Auctions

Update: The production cel from Song of the South, signed by Walt Disney, sold for $8,962.50.

What you see: An original production cel from… 502 more words