My First Stories

This Thanksgiving, my mom and I sat at the kitchen table listening to the cassette tape she’d recorded between 1985-1988 of my brother and me saying our ABC’s, singing “Jesus Loves Me,” etc.   It’s amazing to me how early our creative loves developed – I take every opportunity to tell stories; my brother wants to sing.  I took the tape home with me and uploaded it, and so here we are.

My first story, which I have henceforth titled “MYSTERY” for reasons that will soon become obvious, was recorded when I was 4.  It’s full of twists and turns and beloved childhood characters, and it is a confusing gem, if I do say so myself.

The second story I guess should be called “Snowball and the B-B-B-B-Big Bad Wolf” and is from when I was 6 and had clearly developed my storytelling skills.

Enjoy.  And yes, my brother Christian is in the background and will later this week be embarrassed with a YouTube upload of HIS first performance.

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  1. I’m laughing so hard. The dwarves and the…mice…

    This reminds me so much of my own kiddos. You had a pretty firm grasp on vocabulary at a young age! Thank you so much for sharing this treasure.

  2. Why didn’t this get on America’s Funniest Home videos! You always have been such a smart and imaginative young lady! This will be great to go along with your interviews when the Kota Series makes it big!!!!!! I mean BBBBBBBBBig!

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