A Visit to Fairy Swamp

Welcome to Fairy Swamp, the inspiration for my book, The Heart Stone Chronicles - The Swamp Fairy. While I am away on vacation, I thought it would be a great time to share some photos and video from 2015 so you can see where my inspiration came from. We had quite the storms in Florida … Continue reading A Visit to Fairy Swamp

#Writer’sQuoteWednesday & #BeWow – Victor Hugo

Welcome!  This is an open invitation to join in on our blogging event called, "Writer's Quote Wednesday" and Ronovan Writes' event called, "BeWoW" or "Be Writing on Wednesday."  This is your chance to highlight your favorite author's quotes that give inspiration to you as a writer. Do you feel like your writing is getting stale? Are you looking for inspiration … Continue reading #Writer’sQuoteWednesday & #BeWow – Victor Hugo

#PhotoRehab – Foggy Mornings

I am excited about Lucile's additions to our Photo 101 Rehab – The Clinic. Read all about her upcoming events here. This week, I would like to share how fog can make your images eerie and mysterious. Here is a photo of Fairy Swamp on a foggy  summer morning. I like how the fog swirls in … Continue reading #PhotoRehab – Foggy Mornings

A Foggy Morning at Fairy Swamp

I have spent the last couple of days working on my book, The Swamp Fairy. This morning I woke up knowing that I had to go to Fairy Swamp. I could not shake the feeling. I am glad I did because this is what I found: The fog curled and draped around the trees and … Continue reading A Foggy Morning at Fairy Swamp

5 Days – 5 Photos Challenge: The Elusive Red Swamp Fairy

I have been selected by Jennifer Nichole Wells to participate in the 5 photos – 5 days challenge. What does this mean for you, dear readers? The challenge rules: "Post a photo each day for five consecutive days and tell a story about each photo.  The story can be truth or fiction, poetry or prose.  Each day … Continue reading 5 Days – 5 Photos Challenge: The Elusive Red Swamp Fairy

One Word Photo Challenge – “SUN”

The creative Jennifer Nichole Wells topic this week is the sun! Many thanks to her for hosting this fun photo challenge that is weather related! To participate: Create a new post on your blog titled "One Word Photo Challenge: Sun" Include an image or images that you feel fit the theme Tag your post with … Continue reading One Word Photo Challenge – “SUN”

#BeWoW on Earth Day

It just does not get any better than this! Be wonderful on Wednesday, and Earth Day all at one time! I love it! Ron and I spent our Earth Day morning mowing the lawn. It was one of those rare 80 degree F. days in Florida with relatively low humidity. After the lawn work was … Continue reading #BeWoW on Earth Day

One Word Photo Challenge – “Rain”

Jennifer Nichole Wells One Word Photo Challenge has reset for a new year! This year her challenge will feature weather related events. Check out her blog here to learn more. Jennifer says, "The challenges will still just be 1 word long, for you to interpret in any way you please. If you want to share … Continue reading One Word Photo Challenge – “Rain”

Ephemeral Fairy Swamp

Fairy Swamp is changing quickly here in Pensacola, Florida, as emerald leaves frame this image in time.  The bright green leaves of spring will soon give way to the cool darkness of the summer swamp.  The leaves and vines will soon be thick, making it near impossible to see into the murky waters, that today … Continue reading Ephemeral Fairy Swamp

#BeWoW Blog share-Sharing Visual Joy

Ron, of Ronovan Writes, hosts a blog share he calls, “Be Wonderful on Wednesday,” BeWoW for short!  This week, Ron asked us to talk about what gives us inspiration.  I thought long and hard on this all day.  I feel inspired much of the day and am a relatively happy person.  I have recognized that … Continue reading #BeWoW Blog share-Sharing Visual Joy