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Granny Sue's News and Reviews · 3d ago

On the Story Trail

I'll be MIA for the next week or so as I travel back and forth across West Virginia presenting storytelling programs.This past week included stories for a library summer reading program, a m...
Granny Sue's News and Reviews · 1W ago

Home Sweet Home

Ah, June! One of the most beautiful months, and one that also saw the birth of the sweetest woman, my mother June, on the 13th. She would have loved our gardens today.
Granny Sue's News and Reviews · 1W ago

Visitors

I had just sat down in my rocker on the porch, when I looked over to the birdfeeder and sa...
Granny Sue's News and Reviews · 1W ago

Telling Tales in Craigsville

And my goodness it was fun!Every year I plan a new program that reflects the national libr...
Granny Sue's News and Reviews · 1W ago

Stories for a Better World Starts Tomorrow!

I'm just about ready for my first summer library program! The past few days I've been prac...
Granny Sue's News and Reviews · 2W ago

Lavender Wands How-to

Re-posting this from 2010. Lavender is in bloom here, and I'm ready to make a couple wands...
Granny Sue's News and Reviews · 2W ago

Writers Conference Aftermath

Moon over Cedar Lakes last night (Sat, 6/10/17)My past weekend was dominated by the West V...
Granny Sue's News and Reviews · 2W ago

The Kitchen: Memories and Memories

A conversation with my husband today got me thinking about kitchens and the ones that left an impression on me.It is funny how one thing--in this case a large preserving kettle in an antique shop--will spur a memory and lead to remembering long-forgo...
Granny Sue's News and Reviews · 2W ago

Booth Updates

We've made some changes to our booths in the last week, gearing up for the weeks I will no...
Granny Sue's News and Reviews · 3W ago

Pass the Salt Please: Salt Folklore and Superstitions

Following up on yesterday's post about the newly re-opened Kanawha salt works, I got to thinking about the superstitions we connect with salt.We all know that if we spill salt, we must pinch some of it and toss it over our left shoulder to prevent ba...