Thursday, February 12, 2015
"Um, Paisley?" Zephyr said. "Why do they need scarves? Don't emperor penguins come from Antarctica?"
"They're babies. They can't keep warm the way the adults can." As you can see, Paisley seems to be establishing a home for baby birds. "Now, did you eat all your krill? Good boy!"
"That was krill? I thought you were making smoothies," Zephyr said.
I wondered why my blender was soaking in the sink....
"Trying to help some of the other devas put an end to this awful weather," Devon said.
"Problem is, we don't even know exactly where it's coming from," Tempest added. "Well, we know where, but we don't know who blocked the normal atmospheric patterns or why."
That doesn't sound good.....
"And here's Emmie! How do you like it here in New York?"
"I told you it would be."
"....but I still don't know why you had to sell the farm to those pixies. It wasn't losing money."
"Sweetheart, it was time for a change. I'd done all I could working with that land. It was time for someone else to take over. And you needed a change, too. All that time with those china head dolls wasn't good for you. You're a wooden doll, sweetie. You can afford to take chances that they can't."
It took me a moment to put it all together. "Wait. Your grandmother is a deva?!" She'd mentioned her Grandmother Devon awhile back, but I'd been expecting another Hitty. Not a deva who looked younger than Emmie herself.
"I was a linden tree deva before I learned to work with storms," Devon explained. "Emmie is carved from one of the branches of a seedling of the tree I was brought into existence to tend. So in a way, it makes me her grandmother."
"Are you and Rafael still together?" Emmie seemed at a bit of a loss for what to say.
"We are, indeed. He may be joining us later this year up here. I'm going to try to talk him into it, anyway. Right now he's working with manatees,"
"Devon is the one who sent me to find Tempest," Zephyr added. "Her sister Gail worked with her - Tempest, I mean - to turn that tornado that those awful storm devas sent toward that town."
"I know a good deva when I meet one," Devon said with a smile. "My sister should be joining us here pretty soon, too."
Note: Devon is a tan Pukifee Ante from the FairyLand Halloween event. She was ordered directly from FL, We're still waiting on three other tan Pukifees ordered through DDE.
She's named after a pilot we saw on "Hurricane Hunters" whose first flight was through Hurricane Rafael (the one just before the infamous Sandy.) I do wish I could remember her last name, because she was totally awesome.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
And, just for the record, it was snowing the day I was made, it snowed last year on my bithday and guess what? We got four inches of snow this morning, too.
Next year, I want 70F weather, if that's not too much to ask.
So anyway, I got some new furniture, including a new chair. Okay, so it's not pink - it has butterflies on it, which is just as good.
The little chicks are Paisley's, by the way,,,,
She wanted something like the song "Touch the Sky." Maddy said we'd need to be a) on a train, which this isn't and b) she still hasn't figured out how to trick the camera into taking pictures of things like the night sky.
Anyway, it's been a cool couple of years....
Does anyone else see a possible family resemblance between Kira and Daisy? How closely related are devas and pixies, anyway?
And last but not least - meet Fiona. She's the redhead. She's a friend of Aura and Paisley's from Findhorn. She's a former radish deva who now mostly works with birds.
And rumor has it that we may soon get to meet the Gulf Coast storm deva who helped Tempest turn that EF-5 tornado away from that little town - well, mostly away, anyway. And Kira has mentioned that a friend from Australia might be joining her here as well. So cool....
Looks like it's going to be another awesome year!
Note: Fiona is a Pukifee Vanilla. She arrived in December, but this is her debut in the blog. She was originally intended to be Paisley and Aura's middle sister, Rhiannon, but she had other ideas. Right now I don't know when or if I'm shelling Rhiannon, although I'd like to find the right Pukifee for her.