Spring Lessons from My Garden

Ah wonderful Spring! A time when Magic so obviously fills the air! I have crazy abundant awe and wonder for the return of life in the natural world from what appears to be dead. How is it that what looks completely lifeless on the surface suddenly comes alive with new leaves and buds? Who knew that science contained such Magic? Lately I have been wishing I became a biologist in addition to a performer. Today I decided to...

Women’s Magical Wisdom

Many years ago I had a vision of a magazine column about Women in Magic– Well, nothing became of this vision, except some really fun interviews and articles that were never published– As today is Women’s Day I thought I would honor those sisters-oh-mine in the conjuring arts…. So here is the first article I wrote! I hope you enjoy it–   IN THE BEGINNING THERE WAS MAGIC   It is with great pleasure and excitement that I...

The Power of Fantasy

  Lately I have been thinking a lot about Fantasy– in relation to magic. Fantasy is a term usually used in relation to either children’s stories or sexual fantasies for adults… However I think fantasy and fantasizing in all areas of life, can be beneficial in a gazillion ways!!! Fantasy improves imagination, enhances creativity, allows much needed shifts in perception, is super fun, can create calm and less worry, and assists in creating and experiencing MAGIC…… So go...

Magic in the Simple Moments

And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. who don’t believe in magic will never find it. -Ronald Dahl     It is in what seems the most ordinary moments that I experience the most magic—and nothing evokes wonder in me like SNOWFLAKES! Here in Colorado one can actually see with their bare eyes how every single snowflake is different! In disbelief...

So You Want To Read Minds?

Often I am asked if I was born with the skills that I demonstrate in my presentations and performances. The answer to this question is no, all of us are capable of developing a super memory as well as strengthening our empathic and telepathic skills. So in honor of this Halloween time when the veil is thinnest and mystery and magic abound, here are 6 tools that you can implement right away that will help you open up...

Patience, The Magic of the Black Eyed Susan...

I planted Lazy Susan seeds, oops! I mean Black Eyed Susan seeds back in April. From April until August almost every day I ran outside looking for the smallest inkling of the emerging Black Eyed Susan’s, to no avail… Finally I gave up, obviously they didn’t make it. Then out of nowhere in the middle of August the ground was suddenly full of little greens popping up, and low and behold two weeks ago the first flower opened!!!!!...