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Magic

My Granddaughter Believes I’m a Witch

I might need to wear less black

This witch selfie is from several years ago — from before I grew out my gray to become a legit crone. Photo by Michelle Teheux

When my 8-year-old granddaughter visits, it’s potion time.

We pick herbs and make tea. She grinds herbs in the mortar and pestle, mixes in things like honey and lemon juice she squeezed herself, and passes around trays of espresso cups filled with various concoctions.

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Michelle Teheux

Michelle Teheux

Lover of literature. Editor of Minds Without Borders. Former newspaper editor. Fascinated by everything. Available for hire.