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Co-host David Bullock shows his original flair in his fable about the land of BugBanda, How The Lady Bug Got Her Spots. As though that wasn’t enough storytelling for the day, Dave polishes us off with another original tale, How The Toad Got Its Lumps, Bumps, Warts, Hives or Whatever!

Internationally acclaimed award-winner and performer David Novak tells his story, Sterling. Then, recognized Utah storyteller Julie Barnson tells a touching story involving her daughter. This is a must-listen duo of great storytellers telling wonderful stories.

Co-hosts Cathy Barker and David Bullock retell the iconic story of the California Gold Rush era’s legendary jumping frog and his being filled with lead shot, which swung the bet that made this little croaker famous. Presented as a radio play, we joyfully present The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, written by Mark Twain. This is a treat your whole family will enjoy.

In Davey: Little Mine Camp Boy, David Bullock shares his humorous experiences growing up in the mine camps of Utah in the early 1950s. His family members were some of the last hard rock miners in the state, and Dave started mining at age four. These tales will tickle your funny bone and bring a smile to your face!

The Story Mine – November 25, 2012

Mar 7, 2018

Thanksgiving is here! David Bullock shares his story of Esther’s Shepherd Pie, which is sure to whet your appetite! You’ll enjoy a Tall Tale by George McEwan, one of Utah’s Biggest Liars. Susanne Hudson shares a poignant story about Jodi’s Raspberry Pie. David wraps up with a poem titled When The Kids Were Still At Home! Be sure to take this opportunity to share your personal family stories!

The Story Mine - June 22, 2014

Jun 22, 2014

Kids will be kids as illustrated by this hilarious family story told by National Storyteller, Anthony Burcher. Sharing a summertime memory of spending time in the family "Junkyard," Anthony has a flare for sharing experiences which will make you laugh until your sides split.

The Story Mine - May 25, 2014

May 25, 2014

To delight you today, our spotlight is on Folk Tales from all over the world. Accomplished storyteller Elly Reidy retells "The Scholar and the Bird"; Liz Weir recounts her telling of an iconic Irish tale, "Jack and the Magic Horse", Julie Barnson of the Utah Storytelling Guild shares a folktale from Denmark called "Blockhead Hans". 

The Story Mine - April 20, 2014

Apr 20, 2014

It's Easter Sunday and you will enjoy Cathy and Dave's banter about eggs. This show spotlights a family tale called "Broken Bones" by one of our listener favorites, national storyteller veteran, Donald Davis. Donald creates and performs stories that reflect rural America in the 50's and 60's. 

The Story Mine - April 6, 2014

Apr 6, 2014

Ted Erekson storyteller for over 28 years, has a wit and wisdom about him. Enjoy his storytelling abilities while he shares his tales including: "Wide Mouth Frog", "Nurse Jane"; and the powerful fable "What Seems Like A Curse".

  

The Story Mine - March 23, 2014

Mar 23, 2014

Spotlighting World Oral Health Day, which was celebrated this past week, we include a hilarious tale by Bil Lepp, an internationally-known storyteller and humorist. Bil is a FIVE time winner of the West Virginia's Liars' Contest. You will enjoy this outrageous tale called, "I Love My Dentist". Ed Stivender will also share his tongue in cheek tale, "Peanut Butter".

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