What's in a Name?
  • Apr 7, 2021
  • 56:50 mins

It's time for The Apple Seed, filled with stories for you and your family. We bring you all kinds of tales from all sorts of places: tall tales, fairytales, personal tales, and more! All kinds of tells from all kinds of tellers. In Shakespeare’s tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, we learned the phrase, “What’s in a name?” On today’s episode of The Apple Seed we’re bringing you stories about the names of things, creatures, and places, from storytellers Bob Reiser, Bill Harley, Liz Weir, and Dolores Hydock. We hope the stories we share with you today spark memories that you can share with the people you love, perhaps even with the people who gave you your name. On today’s episode, enjoy the following: “Issun Boshi) by Bob Reiser from The Story Tree (16:04) Radio Family Journal: "Soccer" by Sam Payne (5:00) The Daily Mix: "Ludology" with Stewart Foster (7:00) “How the Town Around the Bend Got Its Name” by Bill Harley from The Town Around the Bend (7:20) “Master of All Masters” by Liz Weir from Boom Chicka Boom (5:33) “No New Story” by Dolores Hydock from It Could Happen! Stories of Hope and Possibility (11:46)