The Mountain State Storytelling Institute, a two day conference, was held in the Falcon Center, Fairmont State Univ., Fairmont, WVA.
- Meeting new interesting and friendly folks.
- Re-Connecting with West Virginia storytellers.
- Hearing fresh stories.
- A presentation by Jane Gilbert that opened a book I have owned for years to me in a new way. Ruth Ann Musik the author of Green Hills of Magic, was a folklorist who collected European Folktales told by immigrants from many countries who came to West Virginia.
- Presenting my workshop, Flesh on Old Bones, to a room of participants who welcomed the information.