I just stumbled across this lovely post and had to share it. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. As a child Winnie the Pooh was among my favorite stories. I remember my mother reading it to me before I went to bed.
The cultural phenomenon of Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne (1926) crosses generations and time. Winnie the Pooh still speaks to me as an adult within the adult world. It speaks to the child within and her curiosity and wonder at life. The characters are each archetypes of human desires and fears.
Pooh: a certified glutton who enjoys life and ‘hunny’ with its simplest pleasures to the fullest.
Piglet: a timid and skittish little pink lump who is afraid of joining the real world.
Tigger: a boundlessly energetic and enthusiastic type who tends to unintentionally annoy and overpower others.
Rabbit: a total stresshead who never ceases to fret and whirls around in a hurricane of worry.
Eyeore: a melancholic recluse who has all but given up on life, yet still manages to keep things together with the help of others.
Owl: a blustering intellectual who tends to think…
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