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The Phony Princess

I loved fairy tales growing up except one – The Princess and the Pea.  Every fiber of my being despised the story. I didn’t like the “Princess” and I loathed the queen.   459 more words

The Art of Complaining

One of the joys of helping to look after my little nieces is getting to revisit things from my childhood. Last week it was paperchain people (try them with monkeys – it’s really cute!) but the week before that it was the Princess and the Pea, the Hans Christian Andersen story about a girl who arrives at a castle in a storm, claiming to be a princess, and whose royal pedigree is proved by her feeling a dried pea through 20 mattresses. 592 more words

Observations And Musings

Uncovered (draft)

Why should my  sensitivity

be a sign

of who I am?


should I be measured by

the bruises I bear

from a night of unrest, 85 more words


After Happily Ever After Interview: Claire Davon Serves Up "Pea Soup"

If you haven’t heard about the After Happily Ever After anthology, this interview series is a front row seat into the creative minds of the authors who have re-envisioned the fairy tale world beyond the final credits. 1,018 more words

Pea is for Protest

I continue to want us to have a cute name. I continue to make low-fi graphics based on my cute name.


A Princess named "Fred," 20 mattresses and a pea = A musical love story

The Ghent Playhouse is conjuring up a hilarious Once Upon a Mattress – and making it a musical comedy for the entire family.

After all what else will you get when you mix one pea, 20 mattresses and a Princess-to-be named “Fred?” You get one most unlikely musical love story, based on the popular fairytale, … 277 more words