Eye to Eye
  • Sep 27, 2016 6:00 am
  • 56:03 mins

“What we do see depends mainly on what we look for. ... In the same field the farmer will notice the crop, the geologists the fossils, botanists the flowers, artists the colouring, sportmen the cover for the game. Though we may all look at the same things, it does not all follow that we should see them.” ? John Lubbock, The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live Stories about sight and seeing, how the way we see things says a lot about who we are, and how a lot of what we’re looking for is right in front of us but we don’t always know it. Stories included in this episode: Soft Spot (song) In this song, Allison Downey sings about how we may not see eye to eye all the time, but that shouldn’t stop us from getting along. To learn more about Allison Downey visit allisondowney.com Hogeye In this tall tale about Tony Beaver (a contemporary of Paul Bunyan who lives Up Eel River), seeing and believing are explored from a few different angles. This tale has got it all: love, conflict, religion, hogs. To learn more about Kevin Carr visit www.kevincarr.org Mezzi Gallo ("Half Rooster") “What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. It also depends on what sort of person you are.” ? C.S. Lewis. An Italian folktale about setting off to see the world. To learn more about Len Cabral visit www.lencabral.com The Magical Healing Leaves The magic in this story relies on many different kinds of sight. To learn more about Jordan Hill visit jordanhillstoryteller.wordpress.com

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