When I read posts about street harassment and cat-calling like this and this, I sympathized, but I never felt I could really know what they were talking about. I hadn’t experienced anything like what these women were talking about. I just didn’t elicit that kind of response in men. Continue reading
Sometimes I like to write in French. It doesn’t happen ALL that often, but once in a while, I just feel really francophone. If I were to put up French writing, would any of you like to/be able to read that?
Without further ado: Continue reading
Do you remember sitting on the carpet in front of your teacher in first grade? You had the nicest teacher, the best storyteller, the one who put the right emphasis at exactly the right spot because she’d been reading these stories to children for years, but all you knew was that she had a gentle voice, and she smelled pretty, and when she read you a story, you were there. We always called them magic carpet stories. That is the atmosphere I’m striving for here. While not all our storytimes will involve happy endings (or, as mentioned previously, endings at all), that feeling of getting away, of being a part of it, of being welcomed and embraced into the magic is what we look for here.
And so I could use your help. Input, thoughts, suggestions, questions… all are welcome. Stop by in the comments, or shoot me an email at kat(dot)morrissette(at)gmail.com. I look forward to leading you all in our very first Magic Carpet Story. Gather round, boys and girls!
Wow, has it really been almost a month since I’ve posted something on here? I am a terribly inconsistent blogger, and you have my apologies for that. I usually try to get something up at least once every two weeks, but it seems like I haven’t been so successful this past month.
In order to remedy that, I have decided to do something that I’ve been turning over in my mind for quite a while now. Continue reading