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Summer Days

June 19, 2021 - Long, gently-flowing summer days and the graceful scent of a rose..
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Rambling Rose

June 17, 2021 - This graceful white rambling rose greets the morning sun and invites us to "come hither" and enjoy the scent. Fragrant f...
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Art Deco at Marquette Park

June 14, 2021 - This handsome Art Deco youth is sculpted into a tree at Marquette Park, Indiana Dunes. There are two prevalent styles f...
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Serpent Power

June 10, 2021 - Serpent energy is often present around Native American sacred sites. In the standing stone on the right you see a serpen...
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When Did You Know You Could Talk with Nature Spirits?

June 08, 2021 - When did you know you could communicate with nature, and that your experiences were real? Have there been particularly m...
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Dancing Azalea

June 05, 2021 - This colorful, ornate azalea blossom is dancing in the warm sun!
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Lagoon Gateway to the Spirit Realms

June 03, 2021 - This willow tree is a gateway between the nature spirit and the physical realms. It serves as the entry point through wh...
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Twelve Tips on How to Photograph Nature Spirits

May 29, 2021 - Do you want to go out and photograph the nature spirits? Here's a fact sheet to help you get started. These are tips I'...
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Prairie Storm

May 28, 2021 - An on-coming storm is sweeping over the Indiana prairie, the awesome play of light and dark dominating the small manifes...
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Happiness in Just Being

May 26, 2021 - Here are some nature spirits who are happy just...being! They are life forms who have chosen to live in joy. These fo...
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Brit in Hyacinths

May 24, 2021 - A very distinguished British looking nature spirit, with elaborate mustache, beard and sideburns, makes his home in the...
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Tree Spirits at Sunset Park

May 22, 2021 - The trees at Sunset Woods have marvelous above ground root systems - most likely due to compacted clay soil. But this al...
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Faces in the Falls

May 21, 2021 - There is a nature spirit ready to say hello, wherever in these waterfall stones you pause. This favorite stop of mine -...
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Woodpecker in Spring Phlox

May 19, 2021 - It's Spring Phlox time in the prairie states with cascades tumbling down woodland hillsides. Here's a fallen log shaped...
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Deva of the Frogs

May 18, 2021 - I am told by the nature spirits that we are honored to be looking at the local Deva of the Frogs. This is her marker tre...
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Two Day Workshop in Nature Spirit Photography

May 17, 2021 - This week end - Sat May 22 - I'm offering my "Sayonara" nature spirit photography workshop in the Midwest. I am doing it...
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Kindness of Community

May 15, 2021 - White Birch trees are gentle beings, kind and nurturing with a love of community. I always enjoy visiting with this sta...
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Spirit Tree with Masked Elves

May 14, 2021 - Many of us feel our spirit guides protecting and helping us. Some of us can see and commune with them. Sometimes, no mat...
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Mona Lisa Poppy Anemone

May 12, 2021 - This lovely flower measures 4" diameter. She has a long name - the Mona Lisa White Wine Bicolor Poppy Anemone! She is, i...
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Ent of Hoh Rainforest

May 11, 2021 - This huge tree spirit could be one of the Ents in Tolkien's writings! He lives in the magical Hoh Rainforest, Forks, Was...
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Forest Spirit - Hoh Rainforest

May 10, 2021 - This forest spirit lives in the magical Hoh Rainforest, Olympic Peninsula, Washington State. He kinda reminds me of Cat...
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St Catherine's Chapel on the Rock

May 09, 2021 - St Catherine's Chapel on the Rock is a scenic beauty located near Estes Park, Colorado. This active-use Catholic chapel...
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Weeping Mulberry Tree

May 08, 2021 - Weeping mulberry trees have creative branch contortions that become more and more distinct with age. This elder lives i...
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Spring in the Heartland

May 06, 2021 - It's been an amazing year for tulips - perfect conditions all around the Midwest. The lilacs are out, the tulips are sti...
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Self-Important

May 04, 2021 - This tree always amuses me. He lives next to the intimate, beautiful Glen Ellis Falls, NH. He is a very non-descript tre...
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Root Beast Guardian

May 03, 2021 - Everyone needs to pass by this watchful root beast guardian when they take the forest trail down the mountain from the C...
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Enjoying the Sun

May 02, 2021 - It's a good life at Garden of the Gods, Colorado. Lots of sun, lots of friends, lots of admiring visitors. This rock spi...
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Tree on a Hill

May 01, 2021 - This tree lives on a sloping hillside that leads down to the intimate Lake Marmo at Morton Arboretum. He has chosen to m...
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Contemplating Your Options

April 29, 2021 - This is a story of - what you focus on is what you experience. These two dark ominous beings, right, overlook a path th...
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Redbud Time

April 28, 2021 - Sunset - Spring - a quiet lake - a mallard peacefully gliding - and a mirrored display of Redbuds in bloom. Life is Good...
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Nature Spirits Log in Bluebells

April 27, 2021 - This compassionate log graces the woods at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve, St. Charles, IL. Cascading down the hill around...
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Easy-Going Friends

April 26, 2021 - These easy-going friends hang out near a popular stop at Morton Arboretum. They greet the cars as they pass by and walke...
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Old Log, Nature Spirits and Bluebells

April 24, 2021 - It was a quiet reflective day for me yesterday. I felt called to sit with an old log who lives in a field of bluebells o...
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Crazy Old Crone

April 23, 2021 - Here's a "crazy old crone" - kinda cranky looking - facing us directly - with her crazy familiar above her head. Familia...
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Happy Earth Day from the Trees

April 22, 2021 - Sometimes it's good to look up! Here's a blessing for all who walk the path. From a grove of cypress surrounding a path...
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The Sophisticated Canvas of the London Plane Tree

April 21, 2021 - It's Spring and life is in a playful mood - including this squirrel, who has been scampering about this dignified London...
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Nipping at Your Heels

April 20, 2021 - It doesn't matter what life form you are...some energies are universal. Like the energy of someone constantly nipping at...
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Tulips in Profusion!

April 19, 2021 - Each spring this beautiful display of tulips, bluebells and grape hyacinth draw Geneva, Illinois locals to casually admi...
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A Prayer and a Scream

April 18, 2021 - Some aspects of a being's personality are there from the start. Take these two Bloodroots. They are growing within a few...
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Storm Clouds at the Indiana Dunes

April 16, 2021 - Storm clouds may fill the sky high above but all is peaceful on the Lake - at the Indiana Dunes.
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Bluebells in the Forest

April 15, 2021 - If you're lucky, you come upon one of the Spring blankets of bluebells that spread through the woods of the Midwest. I...
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Greeting the Morning Sun

April 14, 2021 - Pink Magnolia, greeting the morning sun. Morton Arboretum.
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Magnolia Trio

April 13, 2021 - Pink Magnolia Blossoms. Morton Arboretum.
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Pink Magnolia

April 12, 2021 - Dancing in the Spring breeze, the early magnolias are in full flower. This graceful magnolia blossom is at Morton Arb...
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Blue Poppies

April 11, 2021 - Himalayan Blue Poppies. These gorgeous, rare flowers originated in the Himalayas and have been on exhibit in the gree...
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A Face of Many Moods

April 09, 2021 - In that magical separating line between worlds - that place where two energies come together - in that line between prai...
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Find the Happy Smile...

April 07, 2021 - Can you find the little "dried flower" smiling happily amongst his friends? Or maybe even two of them... How long did it...
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Adapting to the Thorns

April 06, 2021 - We've all been constantly adapting this past year. Our adjustments have often been complex... ...but they have produced...
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It's Spring on the Prairie!

April 05, 2021 - Yeah! The daffodils are dancing in profusion. It's really Spring in the Prairie States! Here's our celebration of the jo...
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I Know a Place Where the Wild Thyme Blows

April 02, 2021 - Two of my favorite nature spirits - the Greenman of Geneva, IL and the Wood Elf Beauty of Conway, NH. I thought they'd m...
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The Old Prospector

April 01, 2021 - This old coot is some 50 feet tall. He is one of the more well-known of the HooDoos on Mt Lemmon, Arizona. He is wearing...
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Holding Energy | Earth Grids

March 31, 2021 - Over the years I have taken photographs of lions, apes and elephants in locales where the nature spirits have never seen...
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Mayan Family Setting

March 30, 2021 - A tall seated figure presides over Windy Point, Mt. Lemmon, Arizona. He has a Mayan profile and a large ear ring. He is...
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Mayan Figures in Maine and Colorado

March 29, 2021 - Here are two Mayan nodal points I've written blogs about. I wanted to show them here, in my coverage of some of the Maya...
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Mayan Spirit at Castle Rock

March 28, 2021 - Castle Rock is situated just off busy Rte 94 in Wisconsin, between Mauston and Tomah and on the way from Chicago to Minn...
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Mayan Altar in Acadia

March 27, 2021 - This Mayan column is located at Monument Cove, Acadia National Park, Maine. It is a totem pole like column. I am seeing...
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Stone Spirit at the Art Institute

March 26, 2021 - Among my respected spirit friends at Chicago's Art Institute is this three-part basalt sculpture called Islands. It is b...
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The Bean

March 25, 2021 - This is for my Chicago area friends...our iconic Bean sculpture in Millennium Park, Chicago reflects both the buildings...
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Charleston Azaleas

March 24, 2021 - It's Spring and we all are sooo ready to head outdoors in the properly socially distanced manner! As a born East Coaste...
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Maestro of Tanglewood

March 23, 2021 - Trees, like humans, are deeply affected by their environments - some more than others. This highly intelligent tree is p...
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Bear Mound Spirits, Baraboo, Wisconsin

March 22, 2021 - Here's a photo I often refer folks to who are interested in obs. It contains the entire repertoire of phenomena of what...
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Nature Spirits of Rainbow Point - A Love Story

March 19, 2021 - A large community of nature spirits lives at the scenic Rainbow Point in Rocky Mountain National Park. Their presence is...
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A Happy Day with Good Friends!

March 18, 2021 - It's the Good Life! What more can one want...a beautiful mountain setting with cool, pure mountain water and good frien...
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Speaking of Trolls...

March 17, 2021 - Trolls often get a bad rap in American culture. They are actually wonderful friendly thoughtful a bit somber and wise in...
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Husbands and Wives

March 16, 2021 - This gnome husband and wife live in one of the mottled-bark London Plane Trees found throughout Central Park, New York C...
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Protectors of the Forest Glen

March 15, 2021 - A kindly protector looks down at the small snowdrops that bloom at the base of this Northern Japanese Magnolia. (left)...
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West Wind of Spring

March 14, 2021 - The West Wind is called Zephyrus in Greek and Western European mythology. He is considered the gentlest of the four wind...
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Snowdrop

March 13, 2021 - One of my favorite flowers. The snowdrop is the harbinger of Spring. Such a humble, gentle flower. So unassuming and ye...
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Entry Trees Guard a Path

March 12, 2021 - Often the nature spirits will place specific energies inside an entry tree to an area, such as on a path through the for...
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Cottonwood Spirits, Capitol Reef, Utah

March 11, 2021 - The nature surrounding the Gifford Homestead, Capitol Reef, Utah is spectacular, from towering red canyon walls to richl...
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Dryad of the Red Maple

March 10, 2021 - This elegant Dryad is the living spirit of this red maple tree. She has a lovely heart-shaped portal headdress. Below he...
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Cottonwood Heart

March 09, 2021 - In honor of the one year anniversary of my beloved brother Chet Perry's crossing over, here is a beautiful, solid cotton...
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Dwarf in Tall Hat

March 08, 2021 - Classic dwarf features! Tall hat, large nose, whiskers and beard. This elderly dwarf lives in the Scots Pines area of M...
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Study of a Vine in March

March 07, 2021 - The warm summer ramblings of this 2" long vine frond have become a winter sculpture.
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Bull Pine Protector

March 06, 2021 - This noble protector stands at the entry point to the residential area of my family's vacation property in North Conway,...
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Orb at Warrior Rock

March 05, 2021 - I could hear but in the darkness of the cave could not see this orb being, who asked me to take a photo of him/her and t...
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Black Walnut Nature Spirit

March 04, 2021 - Everyone is enjoying the warm March days we are experiencing in Northern Illinois. Including this tiny nature spirit, su...
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Grandmothers Oversee the Canyon

March 03, 2021 - Many of you will never make it to Southern Illinois, so here is a view of this charming canyon area and the kindly Grand...
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Love Symbols in Trees | Garden of the Gods

March 02, 2021 - To the right of the Love Story Mural we have been exploring is a little alcove dedicated to the enduring love that weave...
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Sophistication in Rock Art

March 01, 2021 - Like all cultures, Nature Spirit Artists have their own symbols, methodologies and styles. These artists are working wit...
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Meet the Guardian of Place | Garden of the Gods

February 28, 2021 - Here are self-portrait comparisons of the Guardian of Place, Garden of the Gods. He created one in the warm oranges of y...
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Stepping Out | The World of Nature Spirit Art

February 27, 2021 - As a trained art historian, it has always been my interest, when studying interdimensional art works, to understand the...
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Guardian of Place Tells His Story

February 26, 2021 - This is the story of love sacrificed and honored told by the extraordinary interdimensional artist and Guardian of Place...
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Mountain Spirits at Garden of the Gods

February 25, 2021 - On our final day of lion images, I chose a mountain-size tableau of a lion's head. This handsome fellow presides over th...
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Peace Treaty

February 24, 2021 - This Nature Spirit Tableau is the visual signature denoting the Peace Treaty between two groups who had fought over cont...
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Desert Peace for a Watchful Lion

February 23, 2021 - This peaceful mountain lion watches over his desert home in Utah. He is the only stone stack for miles around and humans...
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Partnership of Lions

February 22, 2021 - This story I have pondered long about sharing but decided it was time to tell others what this lioness told me. It's imp...
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A Visit with Aslan, the Lion of Narnia

February 21, 2021 - A week of stories about lions wouldn't be complete without a visit with Aslan, the powerful benevolent protector of Narn...
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Lion Courage Comes in Many Sizes

February 19, 2021 - There are many energy grids that circle earth and make up its potentials. One of them is the Lion Grid. You will find li...
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Big Cats

February 18, 2021 - Both the human and the nature realms respect and admire the large cats - lions, cougar, tigers. They project peaceful, f...
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The Welcoming Committee at Morton Arboretum

February 17, 2021 - This is the welcoming committee of nature spirits who have gathered in front of the Library at Morton Arboretum. These...
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Study in White

February 16, 2021 - Abstract in white - gardenia closeup
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Life is Good!

February 15, 2021 - A very content flower fairy is enjoying the good life in one of the hot houses of the Chicago Botanic Gardens. Outside w...
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Happy Valentine's Day

February 14, 2021 - Happy Valentine's Day. May you be surrounded by love.
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The Dashing Officer and the Young Girl

February 13, 2021 - Ah, romantic love! Does it ever run smoothly? In honor of Valentine's Day - here's a story I found in a crepe myrtle tre...
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An Homage to Pan from the Central Park Spirits

February 11, 2021 - Pan is playing his pipes, surrounded by beings of many realms. This tableau exists at Strawberry Fields, Central Park,...
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When Lilacs Last in the Door-Yard Bloom'd....

February 09, 2021 - A lilac mandala, paired with part of Walt Whitman's poem, "When lilacs last in the door-yard bloom’d..." In the door-...
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Strawberry Fields Forever

February 08, 2021 - John Lennon was one of the most loved musicians of modern times. Here's a story of how both humans and the life forms o...
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Grandfather Honors the Many Personalities of His Rock Family

February 06, 2021 - Grandfather presides over his rock family, strewn down a mountain hillside in Estes Park, Colorado. I first met him twe...
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Wood, Water and Air Spirits Along the Pacific Coastline

February 05, 2021 - A visit to Rialto Beach's famous tree graveyard leaves most people awe struck by the power and majesty of the massive tr...
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Hermit of Sabino Canyon

February 04, 2021 - This Hermit lives along side the road that wends through Sabino Canyon, Arizona. He enjoys watching hikers pass by but i...
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Love from the State Street Maple

February 02, 2021 - I love trees in all their many aspects, from their beauty to the warm nature spirits who make the trees their homes. I'...
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Mandalas and Patterns

February 01, 2021 - In this winter season, it's sometimes nice to recall the vibrant colors of Spring....Here's a floral mandala composed of...
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Anatomy of an Alpha Tree

January 31, 2021 - This Alpha Tree is the leader of the trees at Wheeler Park, Geneva, Illinois. He commands the highest point in the park...
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Forest Mandala

January 30, 2021 - Roses are the highest frequency flower in the West. Here a frame of roses surrounds a common dream...that we may walk a...
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Spiderwoman

January 28, 2021 - Spiderwoman moves stealthily through the woods of Franconia Notch, New Hampshire. (Below Left) The spider occupies...
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Faces in the Forest

January 28, 2021 - How many faces can you find in this art piece? The original photo for this was a view of an inland stream in Destin, Flo...
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Greenman Mandala

January 27, 2021 - Here's a mandala artistically showing a Greenman surrounded by beings from his forest home. This is good artistic Photo...
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Ice Giants at Starved Rock

January 26, 2021 - Winter snow and ice brings forth Nature Spirits who exist only for the duration of the cold. They are the winter version...
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Guardian of Sheldon Church

January 25, 2021 - This Guardian of Place lives in an ancient live oak positioned at the entry way to Old Sheldon Church, Beaumont County,...
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The Warriors of Bell Rock, Sedona

January 24, 2021 - How many warriors do you see in the photo of Bell Rock, Sedona, AZ? Sedona is famous for its many vortexes, which gener...
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Raven or Ship's Keel?

January 23, 2021 - This is one of the named rock formations at Lost River, Woodstock, NH. It is called the Ship's Keel. However, I always...
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Dude with Punk Haircut

January 22, 2021 - Love the rocks at Lost River, NH. They have such well-developed and unique personalities! Here a happy dude with a punk...
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The Red Wall

January 21, 2021 - Walls - they can keep out, keep in, or be a strong foundation. Walls can be constructed in many ways. But I think our De...
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Dawn on the Spruce Burl Trail

January 20, 2021 - Once again dawn arrives with its promise and hope for change, growth, joy, peace...and its own set of challenges, opport...
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Venus and The Leering Dogs

January 18, 2021 - This happy leering dog gets to oggle the voluptuous Venus, who he gazes at all day long every day. He and Venus can be s...
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On the Road to Capitol Reef

January 17, 2021 - It's Sunday, most of us are sequestered at home so....sharing expansive scenes from other times, driving along Utah's vi...
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Nature Spirits at Capitol Reef, Utah

January 16, 2021 - It's rare to find Elf energy occupying the high ground of an area. The elfin rock sculptures I have seen in this positi...
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Viking Spirit in Geneva, Illinois

January 15, 2021 - Swedes were among the first European settlers of Geneva, Illinois. Pride in their Nordic heritage pervades the culture e...
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Elephant Strength

January 14, 2021 - Elephant images exist in stones and trees in many places. They are nodal points in a worldwide elephant energy grid. Al...
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Gryphons, Trooping Fairies and a Portal

January 13, 2021 - European trooping fairies, their Gryphon coat of arms and protection from a human friend…yeah, sounds like another Centr...
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Dowager and Her Dogs

January 11, 2021 - Fabyan Estate was owned by a wealthy family and is now a well-visited park where children play and locals walk their dog...
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Dog's Treasure Map

January 10, 2021 - This is a dog's treasure map to the best trails at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve. What a great exploration it is! This map...
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Ekwabet | Watching Over

January 09, 2021 - “Listen, for I speak but once….As I gaze across the waters of the shimmering Fox River, I see the smoke of thousands of...
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Above the Earth and in the Clouds

January 08, 2021 - Sometimes it's nice to rise above it all and look at earth from another angle. Here are some airplane cloud scenes from...
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A Desert Setting for a Great Horned Owl

January 07, 2021 - This studious Great Horned Owl was laser-focused on finding a yummy meal! Tucson, Arizona.
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Council Tree in Mann's Choice, Pennsylvania

January 06, 2021 - A Council Tree is a courthouse tree where nature spirits bring issues to be arbitrated by a council of nature spirit eld...
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Dawn at Yosemite

January 05, 2021 - The awesome vastness of Yosemite National Park is seen from an overlook. It's dawn in the mountains and the mist is risi...
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Garden of the Gods at Sunrise

January 04, 2021 - The fairyland of red sandstone spires shines bright in the morning's sunrise. This breath-taking panorama greets the...
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Tree Faces - by Human and by Nature Artists

January 03, 2021 - Here's a fun juxtaposition of tree faces by artists from the human and the spirit realms. I was traveling up to the Oly...
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Rock Spirit Stability in Times of Stress

January 02, 2021 - It helps, in times like these, to identify with life forms who have been around a very long time…and have survived. For...
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Don't Mess with Someone's Guy!

January 01, 2021 - This is the story of a female spirit who messed with the wrong competitor for some male's affection. Shown here is a co...
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Nature Spirits at Olmstead Point, Yosemite

December 31, 2020 - These huge mountain spirits are part of the history of our national park system. They face Olmsted Point, Yosemite Natio...
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World Turtle and the Kissing Camels

December 30, 2020 - Known as Camel Rock (see the two Kissing Camels upper left), this rock island stands at an entry point into Garden of th...
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Lightning-Struck Transformation Trees

December 29, 2020 - You have a strong ally for change when you encounter a tree who has been struck by lightning. These trees are known as t...
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Happiness from a Wound

December 28, 2020 - Cheers to you from a very happy magnolia spirit! I have on a number of occasions found huge smiles on trees where a lim...
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Christmas on the Spruce Trail

December 27, 2020 - Someone decided the woods needed to celebrate Christmas as well! They hung a green and a red Christmas Ball on a small C...
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The Beauty of the Elements

December 26, 2020 - Elements. The skeletal elegance of a long-dead tree set in a moving background of earth, water and sky.
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The Stark Beauty of This Year

December 25, 2020 - This has been a year when we've all been stripped to the very skeletal basics of existence. May the universality of this...
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Lady of the Forest and the Rodent King

December 24, 2020 - The Ladies of the Forest are a special category of nature spirits who oversee the comings and goings of all life in thei...
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Spirits in a City of the Dead

December 23, 2020 - Graveyards are very active places - just in other dimensions than our own. When I was in my twenties, I found graveyard...
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Imagine All the People...

December 22, 2020 - In these uncertain times, it's good to dream and hope for a better, safer, more peaceful future. This beautiful mosaic i...
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Red Berries in Snow

December 21, 2020 - The austere beauty in the prairie states of red berries in snow, in front of a stark grey sky.
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Buccaneer of Bar Harbor

December 20, 2020 - This is a complex nature spirit story that has as its canvas the entire width of the old town Commons in Bar Harbor, Mai...
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Elf Wizard of Bear Lake

December 19, 2020 - This is a wizard of the masked elf clan. He lives in a pine tree at Bear Lake, Colorado. Spirit images can be difficult...
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Pine Trees in Snow

December 17, 2020 - It's lots of snow right now for some on us... May the beauty of this white silence tamp down all discord, if only for a...
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Guardian of the Redwood Portal

December 16, 2020 - This is a redwood portal guardian. One of the fun activities I have when out on a walk is getting to know the various t...
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Praying Hands, a Cathedral and a Giant

December 15, 2020 - Tucked away next to the road out of Garden of the Gods is this white sandstone rock formation. Some refer to this as a C...
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May the Strength, Endurance and Peace of the Oak Be With You this Holiday Season

December 14, 2020 - May you be as stable and strong as an oak in winter storms - as you are in gentle summer sun. Happy holidays to all our...
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Touching the Moon

December 13, 2020 - Tree branches reach up to touch a winter full moon who was still shining bright in a damp early morning fog.
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Three Wisemen and Their Camel

December 12, 2020 - This collection of Mt. Lemmon HooDoos reminds me of the Biblical three Wisemen with their camel. Happy holidays to all!...
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I Survived; You Will, Too

December 10, 2020 - This is a survivor tree. Here is her story. I was out photographing in a local preserve. It was a new area for me – I’d...
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Elegy for a "Song Bird"

December 09, 2020 - This unusual tree portal features a pointing hand and a guardian spirit. Is the guardian a man or the underside of a bir...
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Support from Mother Nature

December 08, 2020 - The tree spirits asked me to post this today, to show humans how Mother Nature is always there to support them. This ph...
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It's Time to Explore the World!

December 07, 2020 - The eagerness of youth to explore the vast world outside the safety of the home! These three young squirrels are feeling...
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Silent Watchers and Their Public Face

December 06, 2020 - These silent New England granite watchers remind me of so many of us. The two on the right are wise and vigilant but the...
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Vision Quest Canyon

December 05, 2020 - Here is a vision quest site that very few hikers recognize. It is located at the Rim Rock Nature Trail in Southern Illin...
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Spirit of Bear Lake

December 04, 2020 - A handsome youthful rock guardian watches over Bear Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park. He has evergreens for hair and m...
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Social Distancing at the Beach

December 02, 2020 - Even the seagulls know it's good to socially distance! These birds are just hangin' out along the sea wall in Santa Cru...
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Go No Further!

December 01, 2020 - So simple, polite, and definite - this tied rock is a Japanese folk symbol for "Stop - Go No Further!" This rock lives...
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Fun with Skies

November 30, 2020 - This is a fun blog about learning to work with all the digital tools available to us. Adobe Photoshop 2021 has introduce...
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It's Party Time in Jamaica WI!

November 28, 2020 - It's Party Time! A whole group of life forms are gathered to party, in this Poinciana tree who lives at a fork in the ro...
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Summers at the Beach

November 27, 2020 - Summer days - puffy clouds - gentle lake ripples - a beautiful green tree offering just the right amount of lounging sha...
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A Visit with the Spirits of an Ancient Mesquite Tree

November 26, 2020 - A lot of us can't be with family and friends during this year's holiday. Still, we can be with them in spirit! Here's a...
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Arizona Cypress Trunk

November 25, 2020 - The Arizona Cypress tree has very thin bark that as it grows older can become colorfully mottled. I came upon this beau...
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Odin's Raven | The Clearing Folk School

November 24, 2020 - This cedar tree raven presides over a path leading to the Council Ring at The Clearing Folk School in Ellison Bay, Wisco...
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Angels Watch Over Us All

November 22, 2020 - We hear how each of us has an angel, who watches over us and is willing to communicate with us, if we let them. It is t...
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Your Loved One's Soul is at Rest

November 21, 2020 - Irish folk wisdom says that when you see a yellow butterfly, it means the departed soul of your loved one is at rest. I...
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Cactus Drawings

November 20, 2020 - As fibers pull off of a cactus, they create subtle curves, in stark contrast to the solidity of the cactus itself.
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Above the Conflicts - We are One

November 17, 2020 - Here are three situations where higher level life forms have paired earth's natural enemies so they learn to co-exist. I...
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Ant People Rescued Native Americans

November 14, 2020 - This cliff sculpture commemorates when the Ant People rescued Native Americans not once but twice. This occurred when th...
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Buffalo Guardian Spirit | Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

November 12, 2020 - This is a buffalo guardian spirit - a nodal point on a broad energy grid that supports the buffalo energy throughout the...
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In Honor of All Those We Have Lost This Year...

November 11, 2020 - In honor of all those we have lost this year...with gratitude that they are in the peace and beauty of the soul's realm,...
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The Illusions of This World

November 10, 2020 - It seems like a good time to ponder on the illusions of this world - an observation by philosopher Zhuangzi, 300 BC
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Nature Spirits, Spirit Guides and Ghosts | How To Book by Atala Toy

November 09, 2020 - If communicating with nature spirits seems like an interesting concept, you might enjoy reading the book I wrote about t...
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Sinister Beauty

November 07, 2020 - The magnetic promises of darkness have been a mesmerizing energy for many in our country in recent years. Darkness has i...
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Summer Rain

November 06, 2020 - A hummingbird raises his head and spreads his wings, enjoying the thrill of a rare summer rain at the Mission San Juan C...
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Jellyfish Geometry

November 05, 2020 - Take a peaceful break and just sit and admire the geometry and delicate form of the jellyfish. Community matters everyw...
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The Peace of Loving Kindness

November 04, 2020 - It's time for us all to take a pause, breathe, and enjoy the peaceful beauty of a night sky filled with light. We've ear...
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Two Grandmothers Have a Talk

November 03, 2020 - Here I am visiting with Grandmother. Two wise old crones having a chat! Grandmother is a mesquite tree and lives at Sig...
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Crabapple Tree Humor

November 02, 2020 - Crabapple trees are an emotional species. In general, they have a good sense of humor, are sometimes verrry dramatic and...
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Chrysocolla Blue | Having Fun

November 01, 2020 - Chrysocolla is one of my favorite stones. It brings together a community of singular minerals - turquoise, malachite, ap...
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Who are You? | A Central Park Squirrel

October 31, 2020 - This squirrel was puzzling out what that thing was in front of him. I was standing in Central Park, identifying with so...
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Just Being...

October 29, 2020 - ...Sometimes its nice to just - Be. Here's to the simplicity of walking on a stone-strewn beach. ...And then our rumin...
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Crossing Between Dimensions

October 28, 2020 - A hooded elf is emerging from a portal into our dimension, and checking that it is safe to do so. This portal is in a h...
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The Final Gathering for Grandmother Tree.

October 27, 2020 - It is always sad to witness the passing of a favored grandparent. This is no different in the nature spirit realm. This...
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What is a Council Tree?

October 26, 2020 - Council Trees are nature spirit judicial sites where denizens of various realms can bring their complaints to be heard a...
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Shadow World

October 25, 2020 - Ammonites are a naturally formed example of the Fibonacci Spiral - a soothing, balancing geometric progression of life....
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The Peace of the Unfolding Universe

October 24, 2020 - The growth spirals of a nautilus shell are a soothing reminder of the unfolding nature of the universe. Life moves on -...
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Tree Patterns in Winter

October 23, 2020 - In winter, our attention turns from the vibrant autumn harvest of color to the drama of structure.
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Battle with the Giants

October 22, 2020 - There are stories about a time in this land's past when Native Americans banded together across all nations to battle a...
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Winter From the Air

October 21, 2020 - The North Wind has made his presence known and many of us are experiencing our first snow storms of the season. Here is...
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Fremont Petroglyphs | Capitol Reef, Utah

October 20, 2020 - These ancient pictorial records - called petroglyphs - were created by people who lived in the Capitol Reef, Utah area b...
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Up Close and Far Away | Bark Curves in Autumn

October 19, 2020 - Some trees are just simply gorgeous and full of character whether up close or far away. Up close - enjoy the intricate...
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Pan of Barrington

October 18, 2020 - Nature spirits are all around us - including in your own yard! This complex Pan territorial marker exists in an old will...
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Curves of Highway 42, Wisconsin

October 17, 2020 - This is a famous section of road in Northern Wisconsin known to photographers simply as the Curves of Highway 42. Natur...
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Sunrise on the Spruce Burl Trail

October 16, 2020 - The Spruce Burl Trail in the Olympic Peninsula has an awesome pregnant silence. It is one of millions of life forms busi...
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HooDoo King and Queen | Mt Lemmon, Arizona

October 15, 2020 - Social Commentary on human foibles can be found in some of the art work created by meta-terrestrials who work with earth...
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The Whistler | Central Park

October 14, 2020 - This pudgy whistler is on a Central Park tree who, like all things New York, has attitude! The tree spirit is quite s...
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Simple Simon is Comin' Over the Trees

October 13, 2020 - This giant of a goofball lives on Mt. Lemmon, Arizona. He has a light, happy, easy-going personality. That's an energy n...
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The Clown | Fabyan Preserve

October 12, 2020 - Here's a clown who lives at the Fabyan Forest Preserve, Geneva, Illinois. Fabyan is an estate turned into a preserve an...
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A Gaggle of Friends | Niagara Falls

October 10, 2020 - It's a wild and crazy time in the USA right now. Time for some fun! The nature realm has the same basic universal emoti...
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Wild Thing | Malibu, California

October 09, 2020 - This happy "scary" nature spirit seems to be perpetually looking down protectively on playing children. There is almost...
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Boulder Troll

October 08, 2020 - This large-eyed troll lives in one of Boulder, Colorado's town squares. She lives near a bridge - trolls love bridges -...
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Black Walnut Faces

October 07, 2020 - Squirrels love leaving me fragrant black walnut fruit and the inside shell faces...I find both items scattered about my...
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Autumn Storm Coming In

October 06, 2020 - It's autumn. A late afternoon sun is shining bright, shadows are growing long, and a blustery storm is blowing in fast....
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Autumn Reflections

October 05, 2020 - The brilliant colors of autumn leaves become abstract art when viewed in water. Here are three different autumn reflecti...
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Summer's End | The Waterhole

October 04, 2020 - Summer's over, school has begun and the well-used rope at the old waterhole hangs straight and silent. I wonder what th...
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Walking a Birch Forest in Autumn

October 03, 2020 - Walking through a New England birch forest in autumn is a festival for the senses. Ground to sky, there are colors - an...
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Red Oak in Fall

October 02, 2020 - Oaks come in many variations but all are symbols of strength, wisdom, endurance and stability. Illinois hosts many vari...
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White Birches of Mt Washington

October 01, 2020 - Stands of white birch mixed with maples dot the Northern New England landscape each fall. The area around the Mt Washin...
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Autumn | Mt Washington from Intervale

September 30, 2020 - It's autumn - the most glorious time of the year for the Northern woodlands of America. The trees are cloaked in vibrant...
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Lady of the Rocks | Colorado Springs

September 29, 2020 - Delicate features topped by a wide sweat band holding up thick, luxurious hair. This rock beauty lives just off the gra...
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The Family Tree | Mayslake Peabody Estate

September 28, 2020 - A kind elderly nature spirit who both smiles and frowns, a cat enduring its human's kiss and a guardian spirit watching...
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Owl Resting on the World Turtle

September 27, 2020 - This interdimensionally created oak tree art piece shows an owl perched on the world turtle who is floating in the cosmi...
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Unicorn in the Queen's Garden

September 26, 2020 - It is only appropriate that a unicorn resides in the Queen's Garden, Bryce Canyon, Utah. Unicorns and female royalty hav...
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On Guard | Saguaro National Park

September 25, 2020 - A young elf warrior in a classic elf helmet watches over the desert outside Tucson, Arizona. Many elf helmets have a...
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Elephant Spirit at Madison Falls

September 23, 2020 - This lovely gem of a grotto features a delicate cascade of falls down a mossy cliff. Over on the right you'll find a fe...
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Illinois HooDoos | Shawnee National Forest

September 22, 2020 - Illinois has its own HooDoos - rocks in unique shapes that resemble animals or humans. Garden of the Gods in Shawnee Na...
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Bryce Point Begins and Ends its Day

September 21, 2020 - Sunrise to sunset, the light and shadows move across the valley of rocky spires and HooDoos at Bryce Canyon's famous Bry...
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Centaur's Love Story

September 20, 2020 - This mature centaur stands protectively behind his human mate, who rests against him just below his chin. His ears are l...
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Ghost Palace | Sunrise Point, Bryce Canyon

September 19, 2020 - Shhh! Stand still and watch The ghost town and its people Rise up in the morning sun. All too soon it disappears, Ba...
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The Moss Fairy | My Very First Nature Spirit Photo

September 16, 2020 - The shy moss fairy Peaks out behind a root Who is that giant Sitting at his door Dressed in a pink shirt and white p...
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The Spiral of Life

September 15, 2020 - The spiral of life goes on No matter if We fight to stay Or If we travel away The spiral always returns Then leave...
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Tree Wisdom

September 14, 2020 - Silence Where sound was before We honor the spirits Dancing in the wind Today I honor the earth wisdom we are losi...
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The Shadows Grow Long

September 13, 2020 - The shadows grow long The days grow short And the wheel of life rolls on... As our country, and the world, faces chal...
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Autumn at Tahquamenon Falls

September 12, 2020 - Tahquamenon Falls is one of the highlights of a visit to Michigan's U.P. - Upper Peninsula. Here the falls are in autum...
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Red Leaf Floating

September 11, 2020 - Autumn colors in New England are brilliant in their reds, oranges and yellows against dark green firs and solid blue ski...
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Last Leaf of Autumn | Variations on a Theme

September 10, 2020 - I love variations on theme! Loved them as a child playing Mozart's Variations on Twinkle Twinkle Little Star on the pian...
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Down to Earth | Guardian Spirit Watches Over Trees at Nature Center

September 09, 2020 - This nature spirit watches over the lawn at the Creek Bend Nature Center in St. Charles, Illinois. He is very down to e...
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Rock Spirits of Second Beach | Olympic Peninsula

September 08, 2020 - The wild rocky beauty of the beaches along the Olympic Peninsula are awe-inspiring and powerfully energizing. This coas...
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The Eyes Have It

September 07, 2020 - Have you ever been out in nature and felt like someone was watching you? Maybe you were near a piece of Birds Eye Jaspe...
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Revisiting Favorite Sites

September 06, 2020 - I've met some nature spirits who are so significant that I want to sit with them over and over....and over and over. It...
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Early Morning Shadows

September 05, 2020 - The mist rises between the ridges - at Hurricane Ridge, Washington State.
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Dapper Dan the Rose Spirit

September 04, 2020 - I was trying out my new Lensbaby Velvet 56 - a specialty lens for macro work - and was thinking to myself "I wonder if I...
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Wild Bergamot

September 03, 2020 - Late summer on the prairie brings the heady scent of Wild Bergamot. This lavender pink flower has been popular among Na...
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Waterfall Grotto Spirits | Anderson Japanese Gardens

September 02, 2020 - These spirits live at the waterfall grotto, Anderson Japanese Gardens, Rockford, Illinois. This lovely grotto was creat...
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How Does a Change in Energy Affect the Whole?

September 01, 2020 - Laura asked me “From your perspective, what is the impact of the loss of these trees” – referring to these Cottonwood tr...
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Dragon Notch, Utah

August 31, 2020 - Dragon images appear often in the rocky lands of the Southwest. Dragon energy is the highest of the nature energies. It...
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The Question After the Answer

August 30, 2020 - It's the question after you've got your answers that garners the important information. Here are two buddies who live i...
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Butterfly Time

August 29, 2020 - It's prime butterfly time! My favorite is the Monarch - it does well here in the Heartland, where its favorite food - mi...
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Angel of the Cornfield

August 28, 2020 - Family...tradition...faith...the values of America's Heartland... A well-weathered ceramic angel rests on Grandpa's old...
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Prairie Fence

August 27, 2020 - A colorful prairie farm fence in August, with the fullness of harvest plants inside and goldenrod stretching out in the...
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Greenmen Personalities

August 26, 2020 - The Greenmen and Greenwomen are the philosophers, teachers and warriors of the nature world. They have taught me much ab...
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A Salute to the Redwood National Forest | Forest Fire

August 24, 2020 - With all the tragedies 2020 has brought to so many of us...we now add a lightning-strike-caused fire in California's Red...
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Starting and Ending | Sunrise to Sunset

August 23, 2020 - It's been a wild year for us all. Lots of chaos. Here are two moments. of peace - the start and finish of our day's jour...
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Lake Grass Geometry

August 22, 2020 - Lake grass in the fall, with long fronds delicately bending over, creating mirrored images in autumn-sky waters... Thes...
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Even the Nature Spirits Like The Small and Cuddly Hedgehogs

August 21, 2020 - Nature spirits like cute and cuddly just like humans do. Sometimes I come upon images of gentle animals in trees and roc...
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Birch Tree Spirit | Looking into Infinity

August 20, 2020 - Sometimes it's fun just to have fun...I was out on an autumn shoot and came upon this dapper fellow. He was literally h...
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Rock Spirit and Tree Beauty at Miners Falls

August 19, 2020 - This peaceful rock spirit lives at Miners Falls, located on the Western edge of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in...
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Mitakuye Oyasin | We Are All One

August 17, 2020 - We are seeing a resounding ground-level swell in the recognition of the interconnection and unity of all life forms - na...
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Nature Spirits in Cypress Knees | Magnolia Plantation, South Carolina

August 16, 2020 - Cypress knees often have very well-defined faces. They have always intrigued me. I wonder if it has anything to do, ene...
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Reality as Seen from Different Perspectives

August 15, 2020 - How fluid is "reality"? How does what we see and experience differ by such subliminal factors as societal training, self...
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Help Please | Need Name of This Fungi

August 14, 2020 - Today I'm asking help from you folks to identify the botanical name of this wonderfully ornate fungi. I came upon him o...
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The Beauty of Line | Up Close and Personal

August 12, 2020 - A lazy summer day sitting with green in many hues, values and shapes... Micro worlds of options as a flower petal undul...
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The Catalpa Tree | Expressing Your Uniqueness

August 11, 2020 - The catalpa tree helps us to express ourselves in all our uniqueness. It connects us to our spirit allies, from angels t...
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Tree Spirit of the Hoh Rainforest

August 10, 2020 - This tree spirit lives in quiet self-confidence - and a bit of braggadocio - in the Hoh Rainforest, Olympic Peninsula, W...
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Batman and the Villain | A Tree Story

August 09, 2020 - "You've got to be kidding!" I laughed to the nature spirits. I had just rounded a curve in the forest path and came upon...
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Protecting the Babies | Hunters Cove, Acadia

August 08, 2020 - These seaweed-covered rocks seem to be carefully protecting the stone "eggs" lying in their midst. Like proud parents, t...
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Marker Trees | Guides in the Wilderness

August 07, 2020 - Since ancient times, native peoples in forested areas have shaped trees to mark paths and special locations and to direc...
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The Trickster | Coyote Spirit

August 06, 2020 - Coyotes, along with ravens, are known for being the trickster energy of the animal world. Coyote stories abound in Nativ...
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Maiden, Mother and Crone | The Aging of a Tree

August 05, 2020 - Here's a collage showing the aging of a tree friend I first met many years ago - an emotional nodal tree who watched ove...
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Power of Patience | Getting the Perfect Lighting

August 04, 2020 - Waiting. Patience. These energies come in very handy when photographing nature. I learned their value years ago from a...
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Fun Becomes Art in Nature Photography

August 03, 2020 - Here are some fun lazy-summer day camera shots of nature that lead us into the fairy realms and then into abstract art....
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Deer At Rest Among Friends | Rocky Mountain National Park

August 02, 2020 - I was visiting with some rock friends on a trip to Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park. I enjoy, after photographing...
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Abused Woman and the Monk

July 31, 2020 - What scene is being shown here - an abused woman, a monk in prayer - or both? This is a very interesting nodal tree in...
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Lichen Warrior and His Happy Dog

July 30, 2020 - I was walking through the magnificent pines and cedars of The Ridges preserve in Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin when a voice...
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Fish King of Lost River, NH

July 29, 2020 - This rock spirit Fish King reigns over a section of the dancing brook that wends through the Lost River Gorge in New Ham...
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Most Popular Nature Spirit Photos...

July 28, 2020 - The kindness and soothing energies of nature are so important to all of us right now. Do stop by my atalatoy.com art gal...
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Logger and The Rat

July 27, 2020 - The tree shown here is one of my favorites for explaining just how detailed the nature spirits can be in their tree scul...
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Crystal Grids for Stress Management

July 26, 2020 - All life is formed of light. Light takes different forms before it descends into matter. Sacred Geometry forms are the c...
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Cougar, Specter & Magpies | Duality of Time

July 25, 2020 - From one angle this mountaintop looks like a cougar observing prey below, ready to pounce. From another angle it looks l...
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This Tree Warrior Is Checking You Out!

July 24, 2020 - Very often I come across clear images of nature spirit warriors. They are among the life forms who want to clearly estab...
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Last Leaf of Autumn

July 23, 2020 - This is a time of imposed solitude. Many of us are voluntarily sequestering. We are watching the falling of leaves as ma...
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Hermit of Sabino Canyon

July 22, 2020 - The Hermit of Sabino Canyon is a Watcher – a type of tree spirit who observes but is not interested in acting. The...
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A Peaceful Summer Morning

July 21, 2020 - The special feeling of a warm summer morning when the mist rests lazily in the air and the sun promises a peaceful day....
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The Court Jesters | Garden of the Gods

July 20, 2020 - A Royal Court needs Jesters to lighten things up. The Garden of the Gods in Southern Illinois is no different. This mag...
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Dinosaur Man of Mt Lemmon

July 19, 2020 - This Dinosaur Man is an entry guardian of the road up Mt. Lemmon, Arizona. He is a sentry near the rise of the road fro...
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From the Air | Studies in Blue

July 17, 2020 - Earth takes on mythical proportions when seen from the air. We step into a fairy tale... clouds create mystic...
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Lady of the Forest

July 15, 2020 - Here is a Lady of the Forest - one of the higher level nature beings who guard and protect. She has a heart-shaped face...
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The Balsam and the Birch | A Love Story

July 14, 2020 - A nature deva in New Hampshire decided that, in her domain, she would match the rather stern, silent but hardy balsams w...
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Orchid Faces | Part 2

July 13, 2020 - Orchid blossoms have several levels of being. There is the extraordinary outer beauty of the whole flower and blossom c...
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Orchid Faces | Part 1

July 12, 2020 - Orchids are such highly developed individuals. They are considered by many to be among the most prized of flowers. Orch...
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American Elm Spirit

July 11, 2020 - This is an American Elm - once an iconic symbol of towns across our country. They began succumbing to Dutch Elm Disease...
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May the Forest Be With You!

July 09, 2020 - In times like these, Forest Walking is therapeutic! Just you and the trees...the sun...the birds...the breeze... A deep...
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Bear Spirit

July 08, 2020 - Bear is one of my totem animals. So, because of my resonant connection to that protective, grounded, community energy -...
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Troll Wisewoman

July 07, 2020 - ”Be sure to photograph my nose,” the troll Wisewoman said. Her long "nose" is the "door knocker" for portal entry into...
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Handsome Goblin

July 06, 2020 - This handsome goblin has placed his energetic marker at the base of a tree in the mystical Hoh Rainforest of Washington...
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My Friends the Gnomes

July 05, 2020 - Gnomes are the friendliest of beings. I'm very fond of them. No matter where I travel, there is often a gnome in residen...
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Harmonizing Enemies | Nature Spirits Step In

July 04, 2020 - Sometimes Nature steps in to establish harmony in a situation where forces are in energetic opposition. The nature spir...
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Are Sea Anemones Plants or Animals?

July 03, 2020 - Is a sea anemone a plant or an animal? In a world where we are puzzling the many different life forms that co-exist, an...
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The Grand Experiment

July 02, 2020 - This is a very significant nodal tree who lives in the heart of Manhattan. This tree is "operated" by the devas - the...
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Tome Ishi - Do Not Enter

July 01, 2020 - Tying rope around a rock and placing it at an entry way is a subtle Japanese shorthand for "Please Do Not Enter." The Ja...
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Prayer at the Heart of the Labyrinth

June 30, 2020 - A shell and a prayer were left at the stone labyrinth on the grounds of The Theosophical Society in Wheaton, Illinois....
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Cairns | Markers Through the Wilderness

June 29, 2020 - Cairns are traditionally used as markers for travelers to keep on route while crossing a rocky wilderness, or as a memor...
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Queen Victoria at Bryce Canyon

June 28, 2020 - This HooDoo (rock figure) looks so much like Queen Victoria that it is the formation's official name. She is so distinct...
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Vision Quest Site | Garden of the Gods, Colorado

June 27, 2020 - The Vision Quest area of Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, called to me many years ago, when access was by a lightly...
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Wood Elf in Spring

June 25, 2020 - This wood elf is one of many images that were manifested in a nodal placeholder crabapple tree over its lifetime. This i...
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Go Fetch!

June 24, 2020 - A 100 foot tall puppy plays Go Fetch! with an even taller Nature Spirit and a sunset sunflare. These giant HooDoos live...
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Tumultuous Feelings of First Love

June 23, 2020 - “Down here, come photograph my area,” a deva said from below me. I was at Clingman’s Dome, in the Smokey Mountains, phot...
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Hi There! From a River Tree

June 22, 2020 - Just how happy can you get! This fellow is all that remains of an old river tree. He stands beside a boat dock, on the b...
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Happy Couple

June 21, 2020 - This happy couple is all decked out and ready for the ceremony. The bride wears a lovely fern tiara and carries a bouque...
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The Poisoned Tongue

June 20, 2020 - The poisonous tongue is a reality in all worlds. It is the energy of a small-in-spirit being delighting in poisoning the...
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Fun with the Trolls

June 19, 2020 - An entire tribe of trolls has been discovered on the Morton Arboretum grounds in Lisle, Illinois. The trolls appeared i...
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Battle with the Wood Elves

June 18, 2020 - This is the story of a truce declared in a war between the nature spirits and humans, each of whom claim ownership of a...
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Birdman of Niagara Falls

June 17, 2020 - The Birdman is sacred to the Native Americans of many nations. He represents the Upperworld, order and light. Like many...
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Condor, Puma and Snake | Rock Symbols in the Chiricahua Mountains

June 16, 2020 - These rock beings live in the Chiricahua Mountains of Southern Arizona. They are in a peaceful area known as a sky islan...
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A Mischievous Young Moss Fairy Asks For My Help

June 15, 2020 - A mischievous young moss fairy asked for my help one sunny summer morning...this is his story. I was preparing to give...
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Howe Cavern Life Forms

June 14, 2020 - What kind of spirits make complex cave systems their homes? I enjoy visiting the various cave systems that are open for...
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Micro-Man | A Powerhouse in His World

June 13, 2020 - One warm late summer day I decided it would be fun to experiment with what could be seen in the natural world up close....
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Emotions of a College Campus

June 12, 2020 - Some trees and rocks very much enjoy being around life forms who are full of energy, curiosity and openness to new conce...
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A Mother's Kiss

June 11, 2020 - A mother deer lovingly kisses the forehead of her mischievous child. This art piece was created interdimensionally in th...
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A Bear, a Pirate and a Happy Spirit

June 10, 2020 - These three friends are located in the Redwood National Forest, California. I met them while on a walk with my two grown...
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Pink Water Lily | Loving Perfection of Life

June 09, 2020 - The lotus and the water lily are symbols of beauty, resilience and perfection. These plants are highly honored in both E...
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Advocating for Nature Spirits

June 08, 2020 - People around the world have simply had enough of non-acceptance and abuse – violent or subtle. The final straw has been...
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Same Family | Different Personalities, Different Locations

June 07, 2020 - Look at these two rock spirits! I find it remarkable how similar they are, even though one lives in the Sol Duc River in...
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Happy Clown

June 06, 2020 - Here's a happy clown enjoying smelling the flowers. He looks like the drawing of the Fool in the Rider Waite Tarot deck...
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Elfin Warrior Prince

June 05, 2020 - A Territorial Marker Tree This tree with the image of an Elfin Warrior Prince and his entourage is what I call a marker...
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Angel of Death

June 04, 2020 - How many different ways can you see the figures in this remarkable section of a branch, located on a pivotal tree in an...
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Rainbow Orb

June 03, 2020 - I was out photographing in a local park and much admiring the large roots and complex arrangements of a magnificent old...
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Petroglyphs of Signal Hill, Arizona

June 02, 2020 - One of my favorite hiking areas is Signal Hill, an ancient Hohokam watch point located in what is now the Saguarro Natio...
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Walk Through a Natural Forest Shrine

June 01, 2020 - The woods open up onto a tree-shaded meadow. It is tucked into one of the ancient rock canyons that occasionally emerge...
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Trees Adapt to Their Changed Environment

March 02, 2020 - Tracking the Changes in a Tree Over the Years Sometimes it's fun - and a learning experience - to track favorite trees a...
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To locate different topics: 1. Type the descriptive word in the search bar top right. if searching by more than one word, enclose the phrase in quotation marks ("tree spirit"). 2. Click on one of the topics below. 3. Head into the gallery area, find the photo you want to know about and click on its "CLICK HERE to learn more" link.

Angel

Animal Spirit

Bird

Elf

Faery

Fairy

Flower

Gnome

Goblin

Greenman

Guardian

Heart

Lady of the Forest

Marker Tree

Nature Spirit

Plant Spirit

Portal

Rock Spirit

Sacred Geometry

Scenic Spirit

Tree Spirit

Troll
 

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