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Enjoy these stories about the many unique nature spirits I have encountered in my photographic journey. Stories click into photos - and photos click into stories. I strive for 100% accuracy in showing you what I experienced, and in explaining the situation to you in the story. You can focus on my images to connect with that life form. You can also purchase most images as inspiring and beautiful wall hangings, energetic focal points and household objects.

The Inner Spirit and the Great Spirit

October 16, 2021
The inner flame and the Great Spirit. Two concepts of spirit prevalent in the land itself, in the Brandywine Valley area of Pennsylvania. At the end of the long driveway...
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Black Locust Tree of Bucktoe Creek Preserve

October 01, 2021
It’s always good news when a gnome shows up on a piece of property. It means the gnomes have decided to help out from their inner earth domain, adding their support to th...
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Spirits of the Penn Charter Tree

September 21, 2021
Dating back to before William Penn arrived to establish Pennsylvania, this white oak houses the image of an area pioneer and her Guardian Angel. Note the fine chiseled p...
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Things They Have Told Me - Greenman of Crosslands

September 07, 2021
Many of you know that my favorite nature spirits are the Greenmen, the Hooded Wood Elves and the Gnomes...They are often the first folks I meet in a new location. Well, i...
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Fairy Ring

August 31, 2021
Here's a lovely large fairy ring, around an American Beech Tree. Beech Tree Ring This ring appeared in a large tree outside the front door of my apartment house. It lo...
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Victorian Fairy

August 27, 2021
This lovely lass is all of 2" tall. She smiles on us from the limb of a decorative tree that has beautifully mottled bark. Her features and framing would fit in well with...
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Support for the Small and Misunderstood

August 24, 2021
Justice and mercy for the small, meek and misunderstood is the theme this large old Beech Tree has crafted on his personal canvas. He is expressing the dichotomy that exi...
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Autumn Arrives

August 19, 2021
Autumn is in the air and flowers start their descent from summer colors to warm autumn browns...Here a field of sunflowers relaxes into the new season.
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Old Lady and the Tree Spirit

August 13, 2021
The woods at the Kendal-Crosslands Community are filled with gentle, aware trees who work in a spirit of cooperation with the Quaker-oriented residents. This tree has man...
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Revolutionary War images in the Brandywine Valley

August 04, 2021
This large maple tree embodies a number of complex images going back to the Revolutionary War. It lives near the main building at a Quaker retirement community in Kennett...
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We Are Not Alone | Interdimensional Cooperation | A Guidebook by Atala Toy

July 29, 2021
I wrote this book to explain, in easily understood terms, the multi-dimensional nature of the universe. It's full title is We Are Not Alone | A Guidebook to Interdimensio...
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Wolfman - Sinister or Protective?

July 13, 2021
This ominous Wolfman stands guard at the base of a Guardian Tree. His is the entry tree along a scenic path that circles a dark bog. People consider the Wolfmen as sinis...
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Spruce Heart

July 12, 2021
I was walking along the woodland path through this large grove of spruce (below). I felt surrounded by the peaceful strength and confidence of these giants, who towered a...
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Old Things

July 10, 2021
Changes over time are evident in the old farm buildings of the Midwest. Machines grow old...paint peels...nature takes over... Here is a face in the peeling paint of an...
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Happy Gnome of Sunset Park

July 08, 2021
Love that gorgeous long beard on this gnome! He is quite the clown, crossing his eyes to get us to smile and enjoy playing in the park. He lives in the popular Sunset Woo...
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