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Bear-Making Lady

Some years ago, I came up with the idea of writing one mythology-themed post every week. Obviously I’ve missed some weeks, but the feature has persisted. I’ve only scratched the surface as far as world mythology goes, but it’s much … Continue reading

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Keep on Rockin’ in a Tree World

Trees bearing unusual items are a regular occurrence in the Oz series, so it’s kind of interesting that they weren’t really part of Oz as it was first envisioned. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz has fighting trees, but otherwise trees … Continue reading

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Tree, Tree, Tree

Picture by Robert Engels While many myths have the first humans created out of dirt or clay, there are other substances that some cultures considered to have been the source of mankind. In Norse mythology, the first two humans were … Continue reading

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It’s Melody Time Again

We’ve now made it to the tenth of the Disney animated features, Melody Time. I hadn’t seen this one before, and I feel the title is rather too similar to Make Mine Music. This is another package film, made up … Continue reading

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