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… Continue reading

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…. Continue reading

Fairy Swamp–A Morning Reward

I love Fairy Swamp, which is located not far from where I live.  I caught this photo early in the morning with the sum streaming through the naked trees highlighting the murky green water below.  The sun never makes into the swamp during the other seasons of the year because… Continue reading

Spring at Fairy Swamp

Tiny pink fairy slippers tremble in the foggy morning breeze, all the while foretelling the tale of the swamp fairies – from cocoons all nestled in Live Oak leaves that swirl and dangle high up in the trees. Spider web lace dances in the sun, as naked tree reflections sparkle… Continue reading

The Clinic: Photo Rehab #8–Grey Dawn

Fairy Swamp is slowly starting to come to life after the dry winter.  Rainfall has begun to fill the slough.  The sounds of birds and frogs could be heard, as I slowly walked past.  Crickets were starting to chirp.  It won’t be long now… This is my entry for Lucile… Continue reading

The Clinic–photo rehab #5: Fog in fairy swamp

Fairy Swamp in the fog is mysterious with shadows at every turn.  I love the way the fog curls around the bare trees. Many thanks to Lucile De Godoy and her photo rehab challenge for letting me share my part of the world. Thanks for popping in to see what… Continue reading

A “New” Beginning for Fairy Swamp

In the grey light of morning, Fairy Swamp readies for the new year with minuscule water reserves – the life blood of the swamp.  Green leaves poke out from branches nourished from the winter rains.  Trees glare with a whiteness, as their ghostly images reflect in the calm standing pools… Continue reading

The Song of the Swamp Fairies

Darkness descended dragging a veil of foggy gloom, as Fairy Swamp came alive with a chorus of frogs and insects singing the stories of the day. Lightening flickered in shadowy clouds flitting across the inky black sky. Tiny glowing translucent wings rose above the slough, With heartbeats syncing and beating… Continue reading

The Swamp Fairy–Dreams

Ever since last Saturday, December 6th, when the Full Cold Moon appeared along with the Swamp Fairy finally making contact with me (you can read about that here and find all the stories on my menu), I have been having strange dreams. Vivid images of Fairy Swamp that I cannot… Continue reading

Autumn’s Last Gasp

Autumn breathes the last gasps of the season, as leaves of brown and gold drift from the treetops – a blanket of decaying warmth. Grey skies steal the color from the day, mourning the end of another time of year. The darkness envelopes and caresses lulling the earth to sleep,… Continue reading