Legend of the Moss Woman

The Native American Indians of Olympic Peninsula did not like to go deep within the rain-forest valleys. There were many things roaming the dark woods, like Seatco (spelling is questionable but pronounced Sea-ahck-toe or something close to that,) who is known as Bigfoot in other places. Scary little people lived along river banks. They would throw sticks at the tribal members canoeing the waterways to get them to turn back, and these creatures were called Stick People.  Perhaps the Stick People were cousins to the Nan-a-push, the little people of the forest. There were Thunderbirds too—huge birds that could move massive boulders … Continue reading Legend of the Moss Woman

Photo 101: Day 3–Legend of Storm King

Assignment Day Three: Water & Orientation We have different relationships to and stories about water: how it has saved or defeated us. How it reminds us of family vacations, outdoor adventures, or the hot summers of our childhood. How it might symbolize a place we’ve left behind, or a location we dream to go. How will you interpret this theme? How can you tell a story with water? Legend of Storm King The above photo features one of the most beautiful spots in the world, Lake Crescent and the mysterious Olympic Mountains.  Legends and supported tales abound about this place, … Continue reading Photo 101: Day 3–Legend of Storm King

Writing 101 Day 6

Writing 101 Day 6: Second attempt This assignment deals with character description.We’re supposed to describe people we recently met. Now that ought to really freak some people out. These assignments are given to us on a daily basis and that leaves only a limited amount of self-editing time. These are my “within less than a day Scribblings.” For that reason, the following story (and others found within this blog,) may read much better at some future date. Please add your comments to areas that I can improve upon, etc. Note to my readers: Just because the following story is to … Continue reading Writing 101 Day 6