Aug 27, 2020

HGTV: Fairy House Edition…

I’ve been running by this fairy house every week, since about June (?). It started as just an unadorned piece of cardboard, with a couple grey rocks nearby. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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I’m not sure if it’s one person’s project and they keep adding more to it, or if people just run by and drop of brightly painted rocks, or what. (And it definitely must have been replaced at some point, because it’s rained a LOT this summer. Either that, or it’s fairy magic.) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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At any rate, it’s been a consistent bright spot on my route this summer—even when it was plain and boring and didn’t have all this decoupage. And lord knows, we need all the bright spots we can get these days.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Thank you, fairy house creator, for creating something cool for strangers.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Thank you, whoever took the time to paint these rocks and place them so intentionally. This house’s curb appeal is on point.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Thank you, trees, for making weird knotty holes that look like the female reproductive system.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Thank you, fairies. Hope you’re safe.

Samantha Pollack

About Sam

Samantha Pollack writes creative copy (mostly emails) for feminist companies and/or thought leaders who are working to build a fairer, more connected culture. She’s also the founder of The Highly Sensitive Entrepreneur, a 6-week course that helps HSP business owners create healthier, more sustainable systems in their work. 

She publishes frequent essays on feminism, privilege, pop culture, entrepreneurship, the creative process, and more on her website, cultofpersonality.co. She currently lives in Asheville, NC, and while she can *technically* work from anywhere, she prefers her adventures laptop-free.

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