Once Upon A Time..again..

Once Upon A Time

…..in a land separated by decades rather than geography where rivers and oceans ran clear and children romped in the sun for hours with no knowledge of sunscreen played outside until the glow of street lights or hunger drove them home there lived a princess.  At least in her mind and heart she was sure of her royal lineage convinced a mistaken baby switch at the local hospital.

She endured the hardship of every day life convinced that a magic carpet, or genie, or fairy from Walt Disney’s Magical Kingdom would someday arrive and transport her to her proper palace beloved by her prince.

Imagination is a wonderful thing, a wonderful place to live and I have wondered if modern technology has taken away this joy from today’s youth but everyday I see children’s dreams at work.  I visit a school yard and see them running and laughing joyfully.  I listen in on a three year old’s conversation at play with his toys.  The young I see have lost nothing.  Instead they have gained a wider scope of knowledge and understanding in technology but it is still nice to see imagination at play.

Oh and the princess?  Never did meet her prince unless he was well hidden in all the frogs she kissed but oh my she still dreams, imagines, and maybe someday..just maybe….

Oh and this is my post number 200 and very shortly, today will hit 10,000 hits, a modest record compared to some but not too shabby for this princess!

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9 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. TheIdiotSpeaketh
    Nov 03, 2011 @ 21:44:45

    Congrats Chris! I see you have raced past the 10,000 views mark….. I undoubtedly was, in fact, the 10,000th visitor, without a doubt…… what did I win? Is there a prize?….or cake? I was told there would be cake….. where’s the dang cake?…….come on now….cough up the cake Chris! ……. Seriously, congrats and wishing you continued blogging success :)

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  2. Judith
    Nov 03, 2011 @ 21:01:05

    Greetings lovely princess and congratulations on 10,000 hits. :D

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  3. Crowing Crone Joss
    Nov 03, 2011 @ 20:15:27

    congrats oh magnificent princess!

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  4. souldipper
    Nov 03, 2011 @ 20:14:35

    Congrats, Your Royal Highness. May your realm continue to grow in leaps and bounds. Or…is that what you want the frog to do? Whatever…progress, not perfection! :D

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  5. ceciliag
    Nov 03, 2011 @ 20:04:03

    Awesome! and so many hits, you must be doing something right, Princess! c

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  6. Katherine Gordy Levine
    Nov 03, 2011 @ 17:19:56

    Step by step, hour by hour, keep moving forward. You always turn my skin frog green with envy when I read your posts. You write girl as they would say on the streets of Harlem.

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  7. sister act
    Nov 03, 2011 @ 16:48:11

    you are so right all them frogs one must be a prince. youd think. Thank you for a nice thought

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  8. Rebekah
    Nov 03, 2011 @ 15:43:30

    Chris,
    That’s a very nice fairy tale and it sounds encouraging about today’s children. I’ve often wondered about that.

    I have 6,775 hits on my page, I just went and found out. Congrats to your 200th post :)

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