Some of us are fortunate to have life long friends who are still a part of our lives thanks to social connectivity. One of mine is a brilliant English MA. Recently, she challenged me on Facebook: “What to call it when we have a senior moment and we play the guessing game for a name or place… It begins with a T and then we go through the T words.”
“The ability to tell a purposeful story is already inside you – use it or lose it #telltowin”
June 30, 2013
“‘Bring out your dead,’ they yelled. We dragged the carcass outside and watched them burn it with the other Christmas trees. Time to move on.”
December 26, 2011
An age-old philosophical question and beginning of a lot of groaner jokes asks, “If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” We true life storytellers may or may not view ourselves as philosophers as we reach into the depths of our experience and cry out – verbally or in written form – the experiences of our lives. But if no one is there to hear or read our stories, is it really storytelling?