Archive for September, 2011

Is the sky falling?

One of the first stories I recall from my early childhood is the story of Chicken Little. Chicken Little is hit on the head by an acorn, decides the sky is falling, and she needs to tell the king. On the way to meet the king, she encounters Turkey Lurkey, Ducky Lucky, and a slew of other animals with rhyming names. Each animal is quickly convinced that the sky is indeed falling, and the crowd of animals grows as they journey to the king’s palace. At the end of the story it is revealed that the sky is not falling, and the animals had jumped to an erroneous conclusion. Read the rest of this entry »

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