Mar. 20th, 2005

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When you are a Witch in a Witch's family, wishes are something you know alot about. If you desire things, you work a spell. Casual wishes, you learn at a very early age, are not something that you do. That old adage of,"be careful what you wish for" you might just get itreally holds true. When you are young you learn very quickly, once you wish for something, or speak of it, you have definitely started the ball rolling toward making that "wish" come to it's fruition.

I remember one time I wished for my cats to follow me all the way to school - and they did! All eight of them! One of them, Magpie, who was the ring leader. He followed me all the way into class and hopped up on my desk and absolutely refused to leave. No amount of telling him to "Shoo!" or entreating him to go back home and take the others with him would work. One of my classmates, Donny Laderham, in his usual bullying way picked up Magpie off my desk and tried to toss him out the second story biology classroom window. Magpie panicked and ran past Donny and somehow managed to catch his very furry tail on fire! Magpie was yowling, the other kids were screaming, the teacher was shouting and in my anger I turned on Donny and before thinking said,"I really wish you would learn to know what it feels like!"

A week later Donny was playing with friends with gasoline and some babyfood jars in an alley when one landed behind him and caught his pants on fire. He got his backside singed pretty handily and had to stay home another couple of weeks from school because he couldn't sit down. After that everyone at school blamed me for the incident - just like they have blamed all we Owens women for every other thing in this town that goes wrong or is somewhat awry.

Muse:Sally Owens
Fandom:'Practical Magic' / Motion Picture & Novel
Word Count: 328
Crossposted to [ profile] theatrical_muse
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How do you think your muse would react if it were placed into Alice in Wonderland?

My life IS Alice in Wonderland.

No, I take that's Gilly & Sally in Wonderland, especially with our misadventures with Jimmy Angelove. The only difference is that our lives are a whole lot more strange and filled with alot stranger events, creatures and things than Lewis Carroll ever imagined happening to Alice.

Muse:Sally Owens
Fandom:'Practical Magic' / Motion Picture & Novel
Word Count: 58
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We're all just walking in this world, or between worlds of one kind or another. In all of that there are a few things that I know are mine. I know that I am my own person, as much as anyone can be, I guess. The hardest part of all is learning to be true to yourself. I have my daughters, Kylie and Antonia,Aunts, Jet and Fanny and probably the closest friendship / sister-relationship anyone could ever wish for with my sister, Gillian. Those things serve as my foundation, they are the constants that keep me grounded.

That is if you could ever call anything about Gilly grounded at all! *laughs* She has a spirit of adventure that I have always lacked. If Ihad half of her spontineity, I think my life would be a whole lot different than what it is now. Of course, I am pretty certain my taste in men would be much better than hers, no offense. She has the absolute worst taste in men! Seriously, though. I had the love of a really great guy, and he gave me two beautiful daughters. I will miss Michael like hell every single day, I know that. But I know that I will always have that love no matter what.

Muse:Sally Owens
Fandom:'Practical Magic' / Motion Picture & Novel
Word Count: 212
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