..one pill makes you larger, the pills mother gives you do nothing at all,” observed the Cheshire-Cat. Over a hundred years ago a fine art photographer took us on a wonderful journey through the eyes of Alice. The photographer-turned-writer drew from his personal experience with the disease he so suffered from, that of Migraine. His name was Lewis Carroll, and one may argue that if it were not for his constant Migraine attacks, he may not have been inspired to give us these gifts of fantasy by writing Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There.” (by Michael John Coleman and Terri Miller Burchfield of M.A.G.N.U.M.)

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And I just found a new book coming out this month, for children and adults, called Alice’s Journey Beyond the Moon by R.J. Carter, which is supposed to be a continuation of Alice’s story nine moths after Through the Looking Glass.

I just wonder, how could feeling so bad could make Lewis Carroll create something so good? Maybe I’m not taking the right pills…

Steph T.