Soaking up Enchantment

“I do not understand how anyone can live without some small place of enchantment to turn to.” Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, author of Cross Creek and The Yearling   Do we, as artists, require a place of enchantment?  Can we create without a place of enchantment? Do we have to physically be at that place orContinue reading “Soaking up Enchantment”

Weekly Photo Challenge-Threshold

  The Threshold to the Hummock, enter at your own risk.  Weekly Photo Challenge-Threshold Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings wrote The Yearling and other books at her home in an orange grove in Cross Creek, Florida.  In her book and movie, Cross Creek, she talked about how quickly the undergrowth of the hummock could rise up and overtakeContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge-Threshold”

Sunday Slideshow–Cross Creek

Cross Creek “Madness is only a variety of mental nonconformity and we are all individualists here.” ― Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Cross Creek Here is a look at the home of one of my favorite authors, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

Soul Food

“Cross Creek belongs to the wind and rain, to the sun and the seasons, to the cosmic secrecy of seed, and beyond all, to time.”  Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings There’s a place in Nashville far enough off the tourist path to remain an oasis for nature lovers and others seeking relief from the hectic pace ofContinue reading “Soul Food”

A Place of Enchantment

“I do not understand how anyone can live without some small place of enchantment to turn to.”     Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, author of Cross Creek and The Yearling   Do we, as artists, require a place of enchantment?  Can we create without a place of enchantment?  Do we have to physically be at that placeContinue reading “A Place of Enchantment”