(August 2011) u.f.o. NEWS
a sorta bloggish spot
||It is very cool to see some progress at the Peaceable Kingdom! I should stop calling it the "annex", it seems to be more of a warehouse.
Of course, with the good, often comes the "less good". This morning I found that the stoop on The Ark's Fairy door was broken off.
||I'm thinking that it would be a good idea to add a search function to this site since it has become such a labrynth of stuff!
I think the galleries could stand some updating as well... perhaps some sort of "slide show" or thumbnail/rollovers.... hmmm
||The Ark urban-fairy ticket window ha sbeen fixed (again)...though still no new tickets....yet. The broken stop of the fairy door there has also been repaired.
And there is a bit more progress of the urban-fairy storeroom in The Peaceable Kingdom.
It is always nice to get see see the fairy finders! I happened to be waiting to meet someone at Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea and a group of moms and kids came in to find the fairy door here. They were pretty excited!
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This is where it (fairy doors) all began the concept, the phenomenon. This site is all about the Fairy Doors in Ann Arbor, Michigan (the original fairy doors) and what illustrator, Jonathan b. Wright , certified fairyologist, discovers about them. It includes photographs of the Fairy Doors, comments in the Fairy Journals, Observations and speculations about the Fairies. Tiny Doors, Urban Fairies®, Faery, Faeries, Fairy, Fairies, miniature doors, tiny doors, little doors, tiny fairy doors, little fairy doors, little faery doors, tiny faery doors, weensy doors, Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea, Peaceable Kingdom, Jefferson Market, The Ark, The Ann Arbor Framing Company, Selo Shevel Gallery, Lakewood Elementary Kindergarten, Fairy ticket window, Found Gallery, Mott Children's Hospital, The Michigan Theater, Google Offices, Nicola's Books, Found Gallery, Flying Pumpkin Cottage, fairy entrances, fairy windows, fairy spaces, fairy store, fairy shop, Flat Fairies, Clarence the Bridge Troll, fairy droppings. The site will be updated frequently with new excerpts from the Fairy Journals, New fairy sightings, Specifics about each location a fairy map. Any new knowledge of the fairy activity will be passed along by Jonathan. Also on this site are some hidden fairy surprises and a list of Frequently Asked Questions about Fairies. There is a brief history of how Jonathan became involved with the Urban Fairies®. There are links to local publications about the Urban Fairy® phenomenon. Jonathan is currently writing several books on the fairies in collaboration with his wife, Kathleen, who coincidentally has found a fairy door in her kindergarten classroom. Hopefully it will be fun and informative to come back and see what's new with the Urban Fairies of Ann Arbor.
THESE ARE THE ORIGINAL FAIRY DOORS
of the turn of the (last) century