· a contemplation of childhood and time ·

Snow fall poem/essay on time, blessing and childhood at

It’s snowing.
Like little flakes of blessings that flutter down on us every day,
so light we don’t even notice them.
Close parking spots,
A bee buzzing by,
The smell of her hair.
That cardinal in the tree by my morning coffee spot,
who always makes me think of my dad…

Ep. 56″Swinging on a Star”

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"Swinging on a Star" on the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast

A Giggle-Along Song from April Eight’s childhood, “Swinging on a Star”. A funny old-fashioned tune, with a few updated lyrics. Featuring my ukulele! The chorus is: “Would you like to swing on a star, carry moonbeams home in a jar, and be better off than you are? Or would you rather be a mule?” music…

Ep 54 Larken and the Troll

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Larken and the Troll

Larken and the Troll is an original fairytale for all-ages. “And so, there was Larken, covered in mud, shivering at the back door, socks wet, rain boots lost in a mud puddle and his raincoat who knows where… All his mother could think of to say was, “Larken, you look like a wet rat!” And…

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