Autumn Dispatches
November - Cratersville - Jelly 13

Turkey Day

Gobble, gobble, get ready! Turkey Day is almost here! Now, some of you may know this fast approaching day as Thanksgiving, while others of you may think of it as Shop-Till-You-Drop-Eve, but in Cratersville, where I grew up, this day was the day we celebrated turkeys. Yes, you read that

Read More »
November - Creators Realm - Jelly 19

Peace, Love and Thanksgiving

There’s just something special about Thanksgiving. It’s not a religious holiday, but a family oriented one. It’s a time when people travel great distances to enjoy a meal with the ones they love. Considering that most people eat on the run and rarely sit down to break-bread anymore this is

Read More »
November - Creators Realm - Jelly 18

Gobble, Gobble, Give Thanks

Turkey Day was fast approaching and the moment I had been dreading since arriving in the Creators Realm was here. For the past few months, I have spent my days cocooned in Professor Zell’s protective care. It was he who encouraged me to remember vividly my past life in Cratersville,

Read More »
October 31 - Creators Realm - Jelly 26

Witch of Hearts

When the bonfire had ceased and the embers cooled, she came. Slowly, she swept up the ashen remnants of sorrow and despair offered up the night before. Gently, she gathered the shards of broken dreams, lives and hearts. Then, when she was certain that not one mote had been left

Read More »
October 30 - Creators Realm - Jelly 26

Bonfire

Every autumn it comes. Before the Night Between the Worlds, the townspeople gather. At the site of the burning, they bring their parcels. Bundled in their arms are the trinkets representing the broken wreckage of the year: friendships that frayed, engagements that ended, children never born, lives that ended too

Read More »
October 31 - Patron World - Creators Realm - Jelly 29

Demons

There’s always a tension to life—an endless pull between two extremes. In society, strictures for behavior are strictly upheld to prevent order from dissolving into anarchy. Yet, the daemons of chaos are always needed to unlock imbalances that naturally take hold in such environs. I’m writing these words on the

Read More »
October - Wanderlore Grove - Creators Realm - Jelly 25

Prayer for Rain

After the Autumnal New Year, the Wanderlores do what they do best—they travel. There are several times of the year where this “traveling” takes place, usually during the change of seasons. These journeys are more intense than regular vacationing or site-seeing for they are based on ritual, and there are

Read More »
September - Wanderlore Grove - Creators Realm - Jelly 25

Dancing with Time

At the time of the Wanderlores New Year, I always like to share with those of you who are uninitiated a little about our ways. I know that getting to know the Wanderlores will help you understand not only me but the aesthetics of how I live my life in

Read More »
September - Creators Realm - Jelly 20

Wheel of Life

It’s best to think of life’s journey not so much as a straight line filled with the milestones of accomplishments, but as a spiral where each year brings you back to the place where you have been before, granting another chance to connect to your soul’s mission. Of course, this

Read More »
September - Wanderlore Grove - Icon Realm - Jelly 13

Wanderlores New Year

The New Year for many Wanderlores is most often marked at the time of the Apple Harvest. The Eternal Clock by which they make their calculations is not quite in sync with the dates set by the SolLuna calendar used by those in the icon worlds. Thus, the new year’s

Read More »