Catching Fireflies

finding magic along the way

Tag Archives: Once Upon a Time

The Importance of Fairy Tales

My first memory of really connecting to fairy tales was on a camping trip with my family. I was lucky enough to grow up in a day when families would drive to their destination on vacations and stay at campgrounds instead of hotels. I have covered many miles crammed in a back seat with my …

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Fairy Tale Syndrome

I loved fairy tales as a child.  They opened up a world of possibility where there was magic around every corner. There were spells that needed breaking, magic in the unseen.  Any path could lead to a magical world, and any tree could be hiding an elf or a fairy.  Dragons were real, and you should always …

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