a journey to Ireland


August 30, 2016

Ents having a conversation about territory and who's is who's. Wild rose patch seemed the best spot for the discussion (and the raising of swords for the battle to come).

Good Morning Sunshine

August 28, 2016

A person can't get too many of these.

Good Morning Sunshine

August 28, 2016

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Gnarled beauty in Old Age

August 25, 2016

Seeking mystery from the depths, from the dark caves of old age.

I was inspired to approach this topic photographically after someone sent me a video of a woman in her 80's, a model, showing many views of the woman's plastic face, the many layers of plastic surgery, in a futile effort to preserve what was impossible to recover on a physical level. Youth.

Youth is an inner experience when you grow old. It can be seen the sparkle of the eyes, in the joy of laughter, in the silence of contemplation.

Foggy Morning

August 21, 2016

At the end of Wonderland Trail, in the land of the pointed pines.


August 20, 2016

From my balcony

A fairy house in the woods

August 18, 2016

On this same Full Moon day, I came upon this little fairy house that someone had built, little stepping stones leading into it.

Tide Pool

August 18, 2016

Today is the Full Moon. The tide has just started flowing into Norwood Cove. In a couple of hours this little tide pool will be submerged under water.


August 17, 2016

Photographed from the back lawn

Forest being

August 15, 2016

A woodland friend

Stone table

August 14, 2016

Pine petals left over from squirrel's meal.

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A six-stage journey with the Great Mother, framed by Savitri Bess's own years of devotion to the Hindu mystic Ammachi (Mata Amritanandamayi).
A coming of old age story. A magical realism novel of mystery, romance, goddesses set in the village of Southwest Harbor, on the coast of "Downeast" Maine.
Adventure, romance, in the tradition of quest literature. A fast-paced story set in the Sonoran Desert where coyotes play a magical role.
Magazine Articles
An astrological study using mythology as metaphor
handmade books
Hickory Stroogle, a fantasy story set on an island in the Hebrides (long before the islands were known by that name).

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