How Liana and Summer Came to be Best Friends by Lillian Darnell

June 25 2019:


Photo by Dominika Roseclay from Pexels

A wonderful story Lillian wrote in honor of National Donut Day earlier this month …

One day, a donut named Liana was walking toward a building called Friendship Inc. and wondered if someone in this building would be her friend. Little did she know, a watermelon named Summer was running toward the Friendship Inc. building and wondering the same thing.

When Liana and Summer reached the …..

How Liana And Summer Came To Be Best Friends

My Dream Story by Lillian Darnell

June 14 2019:

Another wonderful story by Lillian …

“Once many years ago, Anne was playfully jumping on some stepping stones designed to look like flowers. Many years past and Anne was now sleeping peacefully and was dreaming. Meanwhile, there was a hidden dream cam in her brain recording her dream.

Anne’s dream got … ”

My Dream Story

 

 

 

The Flying Unicorns Create A Rainbow by Lillian Darnell

THE FLYING UNICORNS CREATE A RAINBOW

The unicorns weren’t always flying. One day one of the unicorns found a flying powder and they started flying! Shortly after they found a rainbow can in the sky. They painted rainbows in the sky.

But one day they couldn’t fly in the sky. Suddenly they found a clue and they were off to find their powers.

The people began wondering what happened to the unicorns. The delivery person had come out of nowhere and said that the unicorns lost their powers.

Some of the people began murmuring, “Terrible.” They decided to help them. When they got there, the unicorns explained everything.

They finally found the final clue along with their powers; as well as who put them there.

The unicorns discovered that it was the small creatures. After that, they showed no one their powers. They kept secret all the time.

(Written April 2014 at 12-years-old) – ©from the book, Where Would You Fly and Other Magical Stories by Lillian Darnell

Not Enough Left of This One

April 11 2019:

She must have 3 bookmarks marking her spot. And they must be the same 3 bookmarks. No substitutions should one of the three get “lost”. And. She uses them until they cannot be taped and repaired any more!

She says, “I don’t think there’s enough left of this one to use as a bookmark.” Hallelujah!!! After years one of the 3 gets replaced!! 🤣🤪😂💙📚…. This post has been approved by Lillian.

Rainbow Love by Lillian Darnell

RAINBOW LOVE

This story is about rainbows and love. I hope you enjoy!

Once there lived two rainbows who didn’t want to separate for the love of nature. Their names were Candy Rainbow and Princess Rainbow. One day, Candy Rainbow was accidentally separated from Princess. What they didn’t know was that the Nature fairy had split them in half.

Candy desperately looked for Princess but there was no sign of her. Meanwhile, Princess was where Candy wasn’t. She was anxious to find him but the Nature fairy wouldn’t let her. Candy asked the Nature fairy about Princess. The fairy said, “No, I haven’t seen her. I didn’t separate you.”

Candy thought the fairy was being suspicious. Princess started suspecting the fairy. After a year passed, they accidentally ran into each other. When the fairy found out, she was furious.

The fairy decided to put Princess invisible so she couldn’t be seen when they bumped into each other. Candy tried to explain to the Nature fairy that rainbow magic was more powerful than fairy magic. Since the nature fairy wouldn’t listen, Candy decided to show her what he tried to explain.
His plan was to use his magic and power to get Princess out of the invisible world. So when Princess saw he was stretching out to use his power, she decided to reach over and touch his stretched arc. Candy felt lighter somehow but he didn’t know how.

Suddenly the invisible spell broke. The fairy was shocked at what happened and the fairy had to vanish. “It was me who helped you, Candy”, said Princess softly. “Thank you, Princess!” and the rainbows’ love was returned.

Princess thought if people saw them, it would be easier to have one rainbow be invisible. Princess decided to go invisible but Candy was able to see her. Every once in a while, Princess appeared behind Candy. That is why some people see double or triple rainbows.

(©️Written by Lillian Darnell June 2016 at 14-years-old – from the book, Where Would You Fly and Other Magical Stories)

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Nature Poem by Lillian Darnell

New poem from Lillian in celebration of World Poetry Day

Flowers shine bright
through the gloomy winter
Into the glorious spring weather.

Flowers flow like a sparkling river
Through the snow and rain
As a welcoming robin ready to mate.

Flowers dance gracefully in the windy day
Of gloom and sunshine
Flowers thankfully drink water
from it’s thirsty roots.
©️2019 Lillian Darnell
(Photo by Camilla Downs – 2018)

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Macy in the Sky with Rainbows by Lillian Darnell

July 10 2018:

Somewhere in the vast blue sky between Baltimore and Vegas; Lillian showed me something she had typed in her phone.

After I read it, a lump formed in my throat as sweat pooled in my eyes … Once I was able to speak, I suggested she expand it and create a story. I could tell it meant so very much to her and that this came straight from her heart. May this touch your heart and shine of the love of friendship and the love of nature.

With permission, here’s what she wrote: “Sometimes I hope Macy will travel on an airplane one day in the future so Macy could see how beautiful the sky is in the air. Maybe she could be able to see a circular rainbow or better yet a spectacular sunset, sunrise, or both if that day comes (I hope it does … )”

Here’s the story; which she wrote right then and there during the flight:

Hey, everyone! I wrote this story on July 5th inspired by a daydream I had for a year. The character’s name is based on Macy Miller (a close 18p- friend of mine). I hope you enjoy!

Once long ago, there lived a young girl named Macy Helens who was afraid to fly on an airplane. One day though, her parents who were named Hannah and William announced that they were going on a family vacation but they needed to take an airplane to their destination.

Hannah had made a smart decision to use this vacation to help Macy get over her fears of flying. So Macy was scared but she knew she had to overcome her fears eventually. So Macy agreed to go. They left the next morning.

First, they went through TFA (The Fairy Association which is similar to TSA) and Macy wasn’t even scared but she was proud of herself. Macy handled the searching for a gate number, waiting, and the walking quite easily. The hardest thing was getting on the plane but she told herself not to look down.

It worked perfectly. Once they were about to take off, Macy was afraid of the steep incline that what she did was look out the window for familiar sights. Macy saw circular rainbows, a beautiful sunset, and a gorgeous sunrise as well. She was very impressed. Finally, their flight landed and Macy was very happy and proud.

Most Fun Day Dreams Come True

July 8 2018:

“I have been trying to make some of my most fun day dreams come true. Some of my daydreams slowly are coming true on their own. 😉

Have you tried making some of your daydreams come true?” -Lillian Darnell, July 6, 2018

(Photo from Lillian’s segment discussing her book on KOLO 8 with Sarah Johns in February 2018)

Lillian and Camilla Kolo 8 Where Would You Fly Book 2.27.18 #5

To learn more about Lillian’s book, go here http:///www.WhereWouldYouFly.com … xoxo

The View from Here

**THROWBACK POST**

July 22 2012:

Something to share from Team Member L …. Lillian took the picture and did her own editing … This was her first one so I helped on getting the text readable and in a good spot … 1st part of the quote is ALL her … I helped a little with the 2nd part of the quote … Go Lillian Go!!

View on a Lookout by Lillian 7.22.12