Tag Archives: Myth

King Midas in Northampton

One day the big twin-trunked tree in the back yard was covered with bright green leaves. Then the very next day when I awoke, or so it it seemed, King Midas had come by in the night and touched it, … Continue reading

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Riddle-Me-This

When Oedipus (yes, that Oedipus, the one who was so devoted to his mother) was a young man, he won a kingdom by answering a riddle. (Prizes on Jeopardy aren’t nearly so lavish.) The question was posed by the Sphinx, … Continue reading

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A Christmas Story Footnote: Me and Medusa?

The comments on recent A Christmas Story — Kind Of were funny and interesting and ultimately provocative. Why did it take me four tries to post a Self-Portrait on sister blog A View from the Woods that showed more than a shadow, … Continue reading

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