Aug 7, 2013

Away With the Fae

July was a whirlwind and it startled me, a week ago now, to realize that August had arrived without me even realizing that it was sneaking up so quickly.  The next few posts will catch you up on what I've been up to.

My nieces and I, along with some of our best friends, headed down to Oregon on the last weekend of July for our 2nd annual Faerieworlds trip.  We've enjoyed the event so much that I think we'll be doing this for years to come.  The travelling was...trying.  A wildfire closed our route, and the detours we took added hours to the already long 11-hour journey.  Still, we arrived in good spirits (once a glorious frozen lemonade was in hand,) and had an amazing weekend.

Here are just a few pics from the weekend.  I've yet to upgrade my vintage iPhone, so the pictures are simply fair, not excellent, but it will give you a tiny taste of the magic of that weekend.

The torches are lit as the sun fades into the west:


Some sort of tree-beast:








Mermaid:


Balance:





Dancers, great and small:


9 comments:

petoskystone said...

Sweet pics :)

jaz@octoberfarm said...

how cool!!!

Jeanne said...

Oh what fun! One of these days I may meet you there ...

Lluisa Munoz said...

Looks really great!!
Nice photos :)

Lluisa xx

Jennifer said...

Wow looks like a fun time!

Wulf said...

Lucky! I would so love to visit Faerieworlds! I was there for the Oregon Country Fair many years ago and have never managed to get back in the summer since. I assume the fire that held you up is the one on Highway 97. It's quite near my sister's home, so I've been watching it nervously from afar.

Rue said...

Yes, that was our route! I was hoping with the rains we had for a few evenings last weekend, it would knock the fire down a bit. It's still burning then? I hope your sister & her home stays safe!

the wild magnolia said...

looks like a fabulous summer tradition.

Eilis said...

Looks like you had a wonderful time.
I love the mermaid and the gypsy dancers ; )
Have a magical day.