Tag Archives: magic

A Little Magic Every Hour

These images are of a beautiful and magical clock featuring glittering Swarovski crystals my Beloved gave to me for my office. At the top of each hour it briefly plays a classic song and the numbers dance, creating various shares and … Continue reading

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Peering Through the Magic Portal

Our grandson Thomas peers through the magic portal between past and future as he peeks through the hole where the knob will go on the door that separates the old and still-under-construction new portions of our home. The “scrapers” have … Continue reading

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Dragon Whistles

This gorgeous illustration by Jack Wiens depicts a scene in my latest children’s picture book project, Flora Belle and Dreami Dragon. Here, Dreami is giving Flora Belle her dragon whistle that can be heard anywhere in the world but only by the dragon … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Memory in the Making

It’s here! I just received a copy of A Berkshire Tale written by dear blogging friend and fellow author Claremary Sweeney! I sent this message to her and am sharing it with all of you because it reminded me of an earlier post where I attempted to … Continue reading

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“The real source of inner strength and self-confidence is warm-heartedness.” –Dalai Lama (Source: Let’s Be Positive Together) “Don’t change, so people will like you. Be yourself so the right people will love the real you.” (Source: Let’s Be Positive Together) … Continue reading

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I Love You Katie Sue!

One of the songs I plan to soon list on one or more song-selling sites is “Katie Sue”. It is about a man’s first love. If you click on the icon above you should be able to hear it. May … Continue reading

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“Katie Sue”

Some long-time readers of this blog may recall reading an earlier post about a song called “Katie Sue”. It started out to be a song about a man’s first love that the listeners learned late in the song was actually … Continue reading

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The Great Blindini

I have a friend named Brent who is blind. He is also a magician. He calls himself The Great Blindini. Here are some snippets from a recent newspaper article about him: Magicians often don a blindfold at some point during … Continue reading

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The World is Full Of Magic Things Indeed

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” — W.B. Yeats I don’t think I’ve ever seen this quote, but I like it. The world is full of magic things indeed. A walk … Continue reading

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