Ancient Trees

Petrified Trees – 2020

During the Triassic period. This dry river bed was once a lush forest. Because of plate tectonics the place where these stone trees lay scattered about was once in the same place where iCosta Rica is today. The Earth we live on has been moving, and changing from the very beginning. Leaving behind the story of diversity and death, design and adaptation. These trees are the ambassadors from a time past and they hold their secrets in the way silicates and other minerals filled the void left behind after the organic matter disappeared.

This land is a sacred burial ground. These trees are the remains of our modern trees. Walking among them tou feel the anima(spirit) of their presence.

I visit this place when time and travel allows. I give thanks for their being and to the air they gave us to give life.