Learn how to say the longest name!
35 years ago I was told a fantastic tale by my Godfather about friendly green goblins in the forest and mysterious red goblins in the desert. I learned the longest name I had ever heard and memorized how to say it, never forgetting it, even many, many years later. The adventures of those curious creatures sparked and fed my imagination. One day my inner child awoke again and I determined.
I was thrilled recently to finally track down my Godfather through the internet. One small article written by Dalhousie University students mentioned his name with no contact info, but it was a start. Finally an obscure directory listing gave his phone number. I confess that for a while I did not search further. Originally I tried to track him down with the help of my mother, and we were able.
When I was about 10 years old, my Godfather Pierre came over to our home one day and told my brother and I a wonderful story about goblins, chimneys, and a really, really long name. We were thrilled by the story and spent time practicing how to pronounce that really, really long name until we had it fully memorized. We went out of touch with my Godfather and I have.
Hi Everyone! I am working hard on the second Bobbin & Hobbin book, and it is scheduled to be released by the end of this week. Check back soon for hints on what wonderful adventures those 2 curious goblins will be getting into.