The owls were hooting their haunting enchantment as my sister and I slipped from our room. The moon was new and, as was part of the Travel..
You may have noticed that I design a lot of peace signs. Over the years I have made peace signs not only my personal emblem but a main tra..
We all get a little lost sometimes. It happens to the best of us. I still remember one Shamrock Day when we were visiting our home that wa..
Those who have read my Shamrocks and Rainbows dispatch know that my sister, Poppy, and I utilized the power of a rainbow to get a little, ..
March in Cratersville was always a grab-bag weather-wise. One day, it could be sunny and hot. Another day, it could be bitterly cold and w..
Spring has sprung. And it’s time to celebrate!
When I was growing up, Carnival Day was one of four carnival-themed days during the year..
At first, I tried to hide them. Then, I tried to make them at the last minute, hoping they wouldn’t be found. I even tried to bake them at..
It was mid January. And, according to my calendar it was only a few days away from National Hugging Day.
Of course, we didn’t have an o..
Before I begin, I should let you know that I don’t have no truck with magic of any kind—at least not if I can help it. I’m not saying that..
I love rainbows. They represent so many things for me.
For one, they represent that each color—though they can shine by themselves—glow..
Happy Groundhog Day! The day when gobs of otherwise sane people gather in the cold, awaiting that magical moment when a quaintly garbed ge..
In our realm, it was the Travelers who kept the realm in balance. It was through their rituals that nature could coexist with the virtual,..
The world is a mess. I think most people would agree. In these times, I feel that it’s too easy to get caught up in the zeitgeist of one’s..
At first, I thought I had escaped the worse of it. It was my birthday, which also meant it was Candy Hearts Day.
My birthday flew under..
No doubt, you’ve noticed that many of my designs contain orbs of various colors and sizes. Sometimes, these orbs are just used as accents…
My father was a magician. Thus, it should come as no surprise that I had more than a few occasions to test his skills at card playing.
My sister, Poppy, and I loved playing cards. The fact that our father was a renowned magician both on stage and in real life probably pre-..
It started out as a play on words, a cheeky suggestion to my mom that instead of a BIRTHday party, we should throw my sister a BIRDday par..
The last Jolly Zings of the season are flittering about my head. They’re dropping their remaining bits of glitter and tinsel upon me as I’..
It started with a map.
I still remember my sister’s glee as she unrolled an ancient-looking map of Earth in the room above our mom’s te..
From afar, Earth is a marble of blue, green and brown shrouded by an ever-changing, wispy cocoon of white. Zooming in, this placid jewel t..
Peace on Earth: There’s no more powerful or yearned for wish this time of year. Some people believe Peace on Earth means an absence of war..
This time of year, I contemplate the darkness—not only of the winter world, but of the darkness that too easily ensnares our souls.
In the Gypsy Grove, when the days grew short and cold, the Travelers would light the candles for the Winter Lights Festival. The fact that..
Every year, right after Thanksgiving, the Holly Zings would appear. These little creatures with the green holly wings would hide in plain ..