Online journal of West Virginia Storyteller Granny Sue.
Great drive. I might have liked middle school more if I'd gone there! LOL
It sounds like you had a great visit. I love the old middle school!
I would imagine the school is a bear to maintain, but it looks to be in very good condition overall. I told stories in the city hall's upper floor since the library does not have space enough for the whole elementary school to visit. The library is new--the former one was housed in an old storefront and burned down when the restaurant next door burned. In such a small town the community support was so great that they were able to raise the funds to build a new library. That's a library doing it's job and appreciated by the community.
I don't think anyone enjoys storytelling as much as elementary children. Their concentration for the story can go on forever if you have their attention which is not hard to get at their age. Wish I could be there to hear some of your stories and then I would not have to read so much. Seems like we missed a lot when we were younger. Some one once told me the retirement years were the Golden Age but they neglected to tell me they sometimes become tarnished. Bless you many times you make it all worth while. lilly
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