October in the woods in SW Michigan, just minutes from my Three Oaks home… Moving from the heated expansiveness of summer, a refreshing and introspective autumnal forest calls. Come walk and linger, enjoy scents and colors, experiencing the restoration and inspiration of the trees, plants, and earth. The shadows are long and the days shorter, heightening our pleasure of the moment. Falling leaves reveal the skeleton of a tree. Scent of decaying leaves is both dank and swe
Dust off your wings! Faerie Festival season is here! First, here’s a little bit about faerie festivals. Then the roundup of festivals I’ve been to, or want to go to, or want to go back to. But first – Questions. Just what is a faerie festival? A bit of a hybrid festival, faerie fests are a little like a music fest, only more family friendly. A little bit renaissance fair, only with faeries, and in any time period. A bit steampunk and rainbow tribe. Only with, faeries. E
Summer Blooming I made this flower faerie! Fairies, arouse!
Mix with your song
Harplet and pipe,
Thrilling and clear.
Swarm on the boughs!
Chant in a throng!
Morning is ripe,
Waiting to hear. -William Allingham Today’s Faerie is a summery flower faerie. Now is the time to let your spirit blossom like summer flower. (Perhaps you are in a wintry zone now- if so bring a summer feel to your heart.) Wear something flowery or bright, gentleman this includes you! Take s
I’m almost finished with Part II of the Kundalini blog. Read Part I here. Whew, taking me awhile. In the meantime, here is a little prelude. A happy story for you! When I taught drama in elementary school, I frequently had the kids up and dancing. Moving and shakin’ it with wild abandon. Or shaping dances of their own design. They liked it plenty, but I perhaps loved watching them even more. In kindergarten I had an activity involving a drum. The kids would sit on th