Monthly Archives: October 2013

Barnyard Birds 3: Hen

My children loved the story of the little red hen.  The folk tale illustrates many good life lessons about independence, industriousness, and planning ahead for rainy days. I have read that tale from the same little book to children and … Continue reading

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Barnyard Birds 2: Roosters

When I left home to live in the big city (Winnipeg) I frequently had reason to wonder why country folk were stereotyped as ‘dumb yokels’.  City-raised college mates often revealed very strange notions indeed.  One of the funniest was the … Continue reading

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