The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge. – Albert Einstein

In a celebration of fantasy, imagination and artistic creation, the Florence Griswold Museum has transformed its grounds into a wee faerie village in the land of the Wizard of Oz and invited its visitors to open their minds to the world of day dreams. Visitors enjoy faerie-sized scenes from the Land of the Munchkins, through … More The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge. – Albert Einstein

Wonder, in its own breathless, fantastical way, is far from ordinary when it comes to the senses.

It’s tempting to call it our sixth sense. But call it what you will—a sense, an emotion, a mindset—one way or another, wonder opens the door to the delights of imagination, of curiosity, creativity, intellectual discovery. Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson, a “paper paintings” collage artist whose interview is in my book, Life Is Full of … More Wonder, in its own breathless, fantastical way, is far from ordinary when it comes to the senses.