Sunday, June 19, 2011

Daddy's Story Time - Sunday Scans

This picture is actually from an old fairytale book in my collection.  I can't recall what the story was, but this lovely drawing reminds me of my own Daddy's stories.  Because of Dad's stories, I married a storyteller.  I still remember the wonderful stories my husband would tell the children when they were small.

Storytelling is a wonderful, magical gifting.  How grateful I am for the storytellers in my life.

Al over at "Al's Photography Blog" is hosting  "Sunday Scans".  It is a place for all things scanned.  So pick up your old photo albums, ephemera, postcards, artwork, ANYTHING which can be scanned and join in the fun!


Scrappy Grams said...

fabulous illustration! The only time I did a good job telling stories was during religion lessons when I would relate personal stories to go with that lesson. It tickled me and boosted my morale when they would sit quietly intent on what I was telling them. :)

Irene said...

My mom use to tell us these scary stories when we were sewing late at night. My mom and I were dressmakers together and often when we'd have an urgent job we'd work late into the night, I think she did this to keep me awake.

Al said...

That is an extraordinary illustration - it is certainly from another time. Sometimes I yearn for simpler times but I also love my modern conveniences and things like vaccinations.

Clytie said...

This is a wonderful illustration! I can remember staying up late with my own kids, telling stories. Sometimes I'd fall asleep mid-sentence, and start talking gibberish ... or so say my kids.

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