Category Archives: enchantment

NEVERMORE, REDUX

Back in April of 2011 after embracing the idea of moving from California to Minnesota, there were people, places and things that I knew would be deeply missed. Our children and grandchildren, of course. And in the over-all scheme of … Continue reading

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SPOILER ALERT

How did you feel when you first learned there wasn’t a Santa Claus? I can remember the time as clearly as anything in my childhood. A neighbor girl who was a year older than me blurted it out one day … Continue reading

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BUTTON BRIGHT

  We have been blessed with a number of fabulous cats in this lifetime together – Robin Goodfellow, Pandora, Bela, Ram, Cleo-catra, Nefferkitty, Magic, Esmeralda Pananoia, and my darling Lyra Deara. All wonderful and special and deserving of a novel … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?

A well-meaning friend of my mother asked me the question many years ago and I had to think about it. In those days, if you were a boy, the common accepted answer would have been fireman or policeman. More often … Continue reading

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I DO BELIEVE

Do you remember when Tinkerbell was dying and Peter called out for everyone to clap and chant – “I DO believe in fairies” and it was our collective faith that allowed Tink to continue to exist? Yes, I clapped. And … Continue reading

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