Tag Archives: Fairy

My Fall Garden in the Shenandoah Valley–Beth Trissel

Saturday Sept. 29th, was a splendid day to be outdoors and work among the flowers and vegetables in my garden(s). So inviting, in fact, that I overdid it and hurt my back, but back to the beauty of my autumn … Continue reading

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“Oh, the cleverness of me!”~Peter Pan Quotes–Beth Trissel

“All children, except one, grow up.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan “To live will be an awfully big adventure.” “For to have faith, is to have wings” ~Peter Pan” “Second star to the right and straight on ’til morning. ” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter … Continue reading

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June In Our Garden–Beth Trissel

June Excerpts from my nonfiction book,  Shenandoah Watercolors, a 2012 EPIC eBook Awards Finalist.  Images of the garden by daughter Elise.  This photograph is of our double-flowered apricot hollyhocks. This year I shall try to remember to save seed. “It’s … Continue reading

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Fairy Update from my Wee Niece

Several of you had questions about fairies and their habitats in regards to attracting them to your garden.  I dutifully reported these queries and in response to whether fairies live in Alaska or the desert, Cailin said: Snow Fairies live … Continue reading

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Planting A Fairy Garden

If you lack whimsy and magic in your life, consider enticing fairies to your yard by including the plants they find irresistible. Personally, I’ve always been a big fan of fairies and they are more than welcome in my garden.  … Continue reading

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“It is never too late to have a happy childhood.” ~Tom Robbins

I already had one happy childhood, but am reliving it through ‘the smalls,’  my grandbabies and young nieces–the crowd I roll with.   Consequently I find myself pondering many things, such as the essence of childhood…which I believe is life…truly giving … Continue reading

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“Raindrops are like fairy whispers,” and Other Fairy Quotes & Images

Faeries, come take me out of this dull world, For I would ride with you upon the wind, Run on the top of the disheveled tide, And dance upon the mountains like a flame. ~William Butler Yeats, “The Land of … Continue reading

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Dragon Wings, Fairy Dust, and Other Childhood Whimsies

“There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again.” ~Elizabeth Lawrence  *Image of my grandson Colin and grandbaby Chloe taken by their mother, my … Continue reading

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A Perfect Summer’s Day In The Garden

“It’s the longest day of the year, one to bottle and take out when November is come and the day ends at 5:00. I will tip the bottle over and pour liquid sunlight all over the gray autumnal shadows as … Continue reading

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