Thanks for your interest in the art of storytelling!

I love being a storyteller, and am always pleased when I have opportunities to share personal stories, world folktales and western history narratives. As a touring performer and workshop presenter, my work has taken me all around the country. I provide workshops and entertain audiences of all ages at schools, libraries, concerts, conferences, festivals and community events. Most recently, I’ve been telling stories to audiences in senior living communities, including people dealing with memory care issues.  

 

I’ve been expanding my media outreach lately by working on improving my video presence as a storyteller, puppeteer and performer. I also plan to use the video skills I’m developing to help market “The Storyteller’s Place,” our Bed and Breakfast business scheduled to open later this year.   I recently produced two short video segments about […]

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When I first started to seriously consider storytelling, I spent a lot of time doing research at the library  My research included reading folktales, reviewing audio/video recordings, buying books and searching the Internet for storytelling information.  I started to follow the work of storytellers I admired, and I visited with program coordinators at my local […]

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Guess what I did yesterday? I went to Apollo Middle School to find out about the Grow2BFit program here in Tucson. What a cool family program! Parents and kids learned a lot about healthy eating and then they get to do exercises together. Whew! I don’t know how everyone keeps up with Dr. Jessica Schultz […]

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I am not a person who pays much attention to April Fools Day or Friday the 13th, but in retrospect it seems I should have taken both days a bit more seriously. Between my work and doing the labor of painting our home in anticipation of opening a Bed & Breakfast (The Storyteller’s Bungalow) in the fall. […]

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I have had problems accessing the Internet since my email was hacked on Friday.  My computer may have been hit with a worm or some other invasive program, as well. This has created a break in my email responses and regular Blog posts, so I am using a borrowed computer until mine is up and […]

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