May the rains sweep gentle across your fields,
May the sun warm the land,
May every good seed you have planted bear fruit,
And late summer find you standing in fields of plenty. Autumn and Mermaids I love that this shadow holiday, Samhain or Halloween, is now celebrated so effusively. The day when the veil between us and the otherworld is thin and porous with faerie contact palpable. We are moving from the autumn, the direction of west and water elementals. Our over arch
…You Are Invited… swish…swish…swish…Chicago Our gracious hostess is the fabulous artist and sister mermaid, Sharon Bladholm, of Opal Glass Studio. Sharon is a magical mermaid creature and we are excited to share our love of mermaids with you. Sharon’s website is here- Opal Glass Studio Scent of a Mermaid I’m delighted to announce Undine, the perfume, will preview at the gathering. This first limited edition of Undine will appear as a solid perfume in lovely shell-shaped, lo
I’m truly embarrassed and shocked at my negligent behavior. I forgot to share my first ever perfume review here. Clearly, my marketing skills need improvement. Julie Johnson is a blogger at The Redolent Mermaid and Social Media delight whom I follow on Instagram. In fact, that’s where we met and became friends! Huzzah for FB and IG. I have met some really wonderful people! When I launched my first little line of perfumes I was excited to share them with Julie, and she k
This tail is a prelude to the perfume, Undine. Please let me explain. In my world under the waves, it is no ones place to forgive or judge. Merfolk simply feel and be. But now there is a bit of the human in me, through my lover, and from this human place inside of me, I offer this confession. So, you see, under the waves there is always music. A continuous, wordless, soundpoem – not merely heard, no. The song of the seas resonates in your body. You feel the song reverberate c
Happy Mothers Day A word-scent linked portrait of my mother. The inspiration for my perfume, Anam Cara. Anam Cara Eau de Parfum Long ago ~ Anam Cara Base Notes Warm grounding Sandalwood and Vanilla…
Staring into the grass.
Raggedy Anne doll by my side.
My mother, the artist, is near,
Under the oaks, drawing.
She has stayed home to be with me.
I feign sick just to be with her.
Loved. Potent scent of Fossilized Amber…
A portrait of me,
I have the striped legs of Ra
little sleepy gnome,
dreaming beauty amidst your hearts of rocks,
fly up, float up, peace up!
the world is waiting for your song.
~(me) Do you have a theme for the year? For the past several new years I’ve done a contemplative internal unveiling with intention to settle on a single word as a theme for my year. I ask myself – What would I like more of? How can I be of use to loved ones, the world, and myself? What will bring me closer to my beauty and truth? What are my s
Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid on a dolphin’s back Uttering such Dulcet and harmonious breath That the rude sea grew civil at her song. Oberon, A Midsummer Night’s Dream Happy Friday. Fridays will be our Get Your Wild Faerie Soul On Day. Just in time for the weekend. The faerie of inspiration today is mermaid. Maybe you’ll spend some time at a beach for the weekend. Or kayak, or tube down a lazy river, or swim in a pool. Maybe you’ll just take a