Sage recently won the First Person Arts StorySlam with a story about our life living at the edge of a park in Toronto. You can watch it here. Continue reading Sage Tells a Story: “Beatrice”
For the curious, here is Sage’s television debut on WGBH on Monday. The other storytellers are wonderful as well – it was really wonderful to see them all. Continue reading Sage on Television
I’m doing my first storytelling performance in many years tonight. You can watch me tell a story that even years later still makes me cringe. Continue reading On the Virtual Stage – TONIGHT!
When I saw the word “Scale” this photo immediately popped in to my mind. Sage was performing at a storytelling event and I captured a photo of her along with my coffee in the frame. Clearly she is very excited … Continue reading Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Challenge – Scale
I know I have a few readers in the Bangalore area so I’d like to share an upcoming performance that Sage will be doing while we’re there. Sage will be telling stories from 7 to 8:15 PM at the MyBoTree … Continue reading Sage Performing in Bangalore at MyBoTree Feb 8, 2019
Sage has shared a number of storytelling tips over the past several months. This one, most of all, though, is really applicable to blogging. To me, the blogs that really apply the idea shared in this tip, are the ones that I most love reading. Continue reading A Blogging Tip from Sage: Using Detail
Sage and Daegan went out a few times over the past couple of weeks and filmed Sage telling a story in places that relate to what she’s talking about in the story. It’s a fun way to experience a story and I’m excited to share it with you. This story is a true story from Sage’s high school years. I really enjoyed it and hope you do as well. Continue reading A Story from Sage: You Look Lonely
As many of you know, my partner, Sage, is a storyteller and teacher of storytelling here in Toronto. But she also has a podcast in which she shares other people’s stories as told by them. Some are by people she has met in Toronto either through storytelling performances or through her workshops and classes she’s offered over the years. Others, though are complete strangers who had a story they wanted to share. In just over three weeks, my son, Daegan, and I will be headed to Delhi to spend a week there, and another week in Jaipur. Do you live … Continue reading Hey Delhi and Jaipur! Tell Me Your Stories!
One of the things I’ve meant to write an entry about is how Sage and I met. The short answer is worth a whole entry. OR – in a life like mine that has strange twists and turns in it, … Continue reading How we Met
Those who know me from before this blog started already know of my partner, Sage Tyrtle. However, for those of you who’ve just met me let me tell you a bit about her. I met Sage online back in 1991 and after a very short time we ended up living together. (I’m deliberately being vague here – there’s a story on the way about that…). Together we’ve had a fairly odd life, living in a yurt in the woods for a while, homeschooling, and eventually immigrating to Canada from the US, making good on our promise that “If the Republicans … Continue reading High Stakes Storytelling Podcast Goes Live