Back to School

Back to School

The Apple Seed

  • Aug 18, 2017 6:00 am
  • 54:45 mins
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Our yearly tribute to the new school year, featuring music and stories by Mustard’s Retreat, Dan Kedding, Fran Yardley, Jay O’Callahan, and Laura Pershin Raynor. What Laura Couldn't Say by Jay O'Callahan (1:35) Jay's daughter, Laura suddenly has a hard time going to school and she can't manage to tell her parents the reason why. Learn more about Jay O'Callahan, who is currently running a workshop and performance entitled "Falling for Emily Dickinson", by visiting: Homework by Dan Keding (6:09) A song about the many way homework gets used that thusly prevents us from turning in the assignment on time. Learn more about Dan Keding, who won the 2009 Storytelling World Award, by visiting: Needles, the Adirondack Porcupine by Fran Yardley (9:16) A man potty trains a porcupine to a very impressive level. Learn more about Fran Yardley, who founded of Creative Healing Connections, by visiting: Going Back to School by Mustard's Retreat (17:55) A song about the seasons changing and the mixture of reluctance and willingness to go back to school. Learn more about Mustard's Retreat by visiting: Favorite Teachers (21:15) The Apple Seed Team shares memories about some of their favorite teachers. School of Hard Knocks by Laura Pershin Raynor (31:39) Laura's personal tale about starting the sixth grade and the unique experiences that went along with it. Learn more about Laura Pershin Raynor, who has been the Teller in Residence at the International Storytelling Center, by visiting:

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