Migration

May - Wanderlore Grove - Creators Realm - Jelly 18 - Yellow Butterfly with Rainbow Flowers

Butterflies      don’t always know            where they will go                  or how they will get there Sometimes      the wind is against them Sometimes      they have to take           shelter against a storm Sometimes    […]

Butterfly Dreams

Late August before 7th Grade - Wanderlore Grove - Icon Realm - Jelly 12

I still remember the day when a hungry caterpillar inched its way across the top of my Creation Book. It was late summer. My sister Poppy and I were sitting in the shade along the banks of a lazy flowing stream in the Wanderlore Grove—our typical summer haunt. Damselflies darted about, doing their dark hunting […]

Magical Birthday – JULY

July - Creators Realm - Jelly 24

Hello July, and Happy Birthday to all you July Babies! The great thing about July birthdays is that you don’t have a lot of other holidays (except for Fireworks and Apple Pie Day) to steal the limelight from your special day. The bad thing about having a July birthday is that a lot of people […]

Soul Surfing

August - Creators Realm - Jelly 19

You’ve probably noticed by now that I love to create butterflies. I could say that butterflies just fascinate me—they do—but they also represent something more. Butterflies not only represent transformation, which, being a magician, is a process I’m always keen to exploit; they also represent the soul, which, being a bit of an explorer, makes […]

Get Happy

Letters to Earth

Happiness is like an elusive butterfly. It is dreamt about, pursued, but rarely captured. Perhaps this is because, too often, people think of happiness as a possession—a thing to own. They think if they have the right stuff, take the right trips, have the right adventures that their life will be transformed into an existence […]

Birthday Butterflies

June - Creators Realm - Jelly 24 (almost)

Celebrations and me have an awkward relationship. Thanksgiving, Winter Wish, Shamrock Day, I can get into. Mostly because the centerpiece of said celebration isn’t me. But, birthdays are another story all together. Let’s just say that I get butterflies whenever I think about my birthday approaching. I don’t like being the center of attention. I […]