Have you ever wondered by what mysterious alchemy a whim becomes a wish, and a wish a reality?
I’m pretty sure it requires some combination of love and pure intention to transform an idle fantasy into an actual event. Oftentimes, a spirit of adventure is necessary, too. Oh, and a willingness to envision – even if the vision itself seems far off and far-fetched.
This is a tale of a daydream that actually did come true, a road-trip story that had its beginnings in the pages of a cherished book and then slipped right out of fiction and into real life. Sometimes, the stars line up. Sometimes, all the puzzle pieces fall into place. And sometimes “real life” feels, if only for a day, graced by a touch of magic. Want to come along? [continue…]