Author Archives: Kelsey Kelliher

Ring Around the Rosie

Ring around the rosie, A pocket full of posies,   Ashes, Ashes, We all fall down  [the kids collapsed to the ground and rolled around] We all get up and run around [the kids go up and ran around]   I thought this was an interesting rendition of Ring Around the Rosie because I had never… Continue Reading »

La Llorona

My informant LK told me the La Llorona legend that he grew up hearing.  He heard this story from his mother when he was around 10 years old.  He grew up in a Mexican American home in Chicago. “The story is that she drowned her children in a stream while she was washing clothes.  And… Continue Reading »

Big Sis Night: 1

We’ve been doing this since I was a freshman.  So, my family is very cool. Really cool people.  So when the little bro comes in, the guys say “your big since isn’t here but she’ll be here soon.  Will you go get…” some random object in their closet.  And then all the girls will be… Continue Reading »