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What pops into your head when you read that word? A white rabbit? Santa Claus? Hagrid’s charred voice saying, “You’re a wizard, Harry” ?

Chances are, the word alone evokes some thought or emotion. Thesaurus check lists “enchanted, thrilling, powerful, supernatural, exquisite, incantation, mystery, illusion,” among dozens of other alternatives. The actual meaning is a little more obscure, because it is different for all of us.

For children, magic is everywhere. A realm where imagination is the key to limitless possibilities.

Occasionally an instance, a memory, a story, an old object from our youth, can take us back for a moment to that special place. But growing up creates more rules, boundaries, different meanings for magic. Adulthood and the misty area between it and childhood relegates magic to smaller doses, to moments.

Moments which may not have seemed “enchanting” in childhood, but are arguably every bit as magical.​...

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 I am Julie Napier, mommy to four gorgeous princesses, wife to their hot daddy; a runner, a writer, an artist, a baker, and enjoyer of life. Follow our adventures in creativity in the Bluegrass!

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