Storytime: A Man Named Orpheus

Orpheus was what was known as a minstrel, and he really enjoyed playing on the violin. Of course, that wasn’t enough for some people. Some had to go and make rumors about him being Apollo’s son, teasing poor Orpheus that his Mom went around banging gods. … More Storytime: A Man Named Orpheus

The Amazing Slave Ship

The story goes that this man, this captain of a slave ship, was roughing the harsh, stormy seas one night — rain was pouring, waves were splashing, lightning was flashing brightly in the sky. And yet, below all of that, beyond all of that, there was the hum of singing coming from just under the deck, in the bowels of the ship. … More The Amazing Slave Ship