Join us for Writer’s Quote Wednesday. This week’s challenge word is ‘REBIRTH.’ Yesterday, I saw a video posted on Youtube of J.K. Rowling, talking about failure, It is one of the most heart wrenching and inspiring things I’ve ever seen and so jammed packed with fabulous quotes that I could NOT pick just one and […]

Click here to join us on Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge! This week, the challenge is ‘Vintage.’ It probably won’t surprise anybody that several of the items that are precious to me are books! Aside from having succeeded in purchasing replacement copies of all the childhood books I loved and lost when my family moved to […]

The Tale of Dracon and Anarion Jones   Anarion Jones, with her dark hair flying Walks Welsh mountainsides on tiptoe, As if she purely skims this Earth Yet never touches it.   Dreaming of flying, her long skirt rustling, like a flurry of autumn leaves She bathes in banks of daffodils Their sun-warmed scent like […]

AN UNUSUAL ENCOUNTER Some days are different from all other days. Other days, months, years seem to pivot on days like today. I was hungry, and I went dumpster-diving behind the local grocery store. And, suddenly, life ceased being normal. Next to the dumpster, stood a huge unicorn; his horn sparkling in the Colorado sun, […]

  Welcome to my new blog. A new approach for a new phase of life. I do hope you enjoy it and come visit often! A Mythical Menagerie. THE FIRST – AND MOST IMPORTANT – LESSON: Life, The Universe, And Everything.   Dragons are entities with the wisdom of eternity. Many of us may not […]

I’ll preface today’s post by admitting that my imagination is a little like an old bed sheet that has been used as a picnic blanket; every now and again it needs to be taken outside and shaken to get rid of all the crumbs, dead bugs, and evidence of food fights. Sometimes it even needs […]

Why not join us for this week’s Writer’s Quote Wednesday from Colleen Chesebro at Silver Threading and share your favorite writers’ quotes, or even one of your own! Craft your potions with care! My favorite quote this week is from Dean Koontz. I’ve always loved books about magic, but I’m realizing more and more that […]

  Several years ago, my good friend Bruce told me that I was finally going to get to meet her mother. She was dropping by to pick up some crystals Bruce had bought for her. In case you’re wondering, I did ask Bruce if, by any chance, she had been named after a family member […]