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Widow Maker (6/7)

The 6th of the beer-name inspired poems is a Black Ale from Keweenaw Brewing Company in Keweenaw, Michigan. It’s not my favorite of their beers (olde oar Scotch ale taking that prize), but its got a great label. 145 more words


Review | A Curse As Dark As Gold by Elizabeth C. Bunce

I’ve always loved fairy tale retellings.


When their father dies, Charlotte and Rosie Miller are the only heirs to Stirwaters Mill. Their father was the last male in the line of Millers, one of many unfortunate happenings that seem to hang over the family and the run down mill house. 577 more words



I did not have to get up really early today, it felt like I could actually sleep, which is horrible/wonderful.

I am working on this new project, its current name is… 451 more words

Rumpelstiltskin: A Plethora of Contradictions (Disney Post 2)

Rumpelstiltskin is by far one of the most intriguing and elusive figures found in folklore. Whereas most villains in common fairy-tales share traits that immediately discern them as antagonists – such as arrogance, impulsiveness, and cruelty – Rumplestiltskin is different because he is shrouded in mystery from the very beginning. 359 more words

Personal Reflections

Once Upon a Time: Five Weeks and Counting

Once Upon a Time‘s midseason return is close enough that we can reasonably start thinking about it again. Sure, it’s five long weeks, yet, but we were excited for Season 4 longer than that. 347 more words


January 9th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1965, at the Peppermint Playhouse, the Children’s Theater debuted with “Rumpelstiltskin.”
- Marilyn Van Dyke and Michael Dobkins

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Fairy Tale Facts: Rumplestiltskin

Rumplestiltskin is a fairy tale that I often forget about for chunks of time. Then I’ll stumble across some re-imagining of it that reminds me how great the story is. 565 more words

Fairy Tales