Fairy slipper orchid (Calypso bulbosa) on Mount Tamalpais, Mill Valley, California by Betsey Crawford
Tall purple fleabane (Erigeron peregrinus) with butterflies in Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada by Betsey Crawford
A wild rose, Rosa woodsii, in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho by Betsey Crawford
Douglas-iris-iris-douglasiana-Ring-Mountain-Tiburon-California-by-Betsey-Crawford
fairy-slipper-orchid-calypso-balboa-Mount-Tamalpais-State-Park-Mill-Valley-California-by-Betsey-Crawford
esert-prickly-pear-cactus-opuntia-phaeacantha-Corona-Arch-trail-Moab-Utah-by-Betsey-Crawford.
Pacific-trillium-trillium-ovatum-Baltimore-Canyon-Larkspur-California-by-Betsey-Crawford
Tall Purple Fleabane Erigeron Peregrinus With Butterflies Waterton Lakes National Park Alberta By Betsey Crawford
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woods-rose-rosa-woodsii-Coeur-d-Alene-Idaho-by-Betsey-Crawford

Welcome to The Soul of the Earth

I love to look deeply into the great beauties and intricacies of our planet, especially her gorgeous wildflowers, and to bring back the news I find there. Join me in my explorations of nature’s exquisite creations, of the deep time of her history, of the ways people are preserving and reclaiming her treasures.

Songlines 2021: a year of quiet wonder

...Be joyful Though you have considered all the facts. ~ Wendell Berry ~ Given the losses, both personal and communal, of 2020, and the fact that we were in pre-vaccination pandemic, I knew from the beginning that this year would be a quiet time of recovery. It was also, though I didn’t guess it then, destined to be a year ...
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Welcome to The Soul of the Earth

I love to look deeply into the great beauties and intricacies of our planet, especially her gorgeous wildflowers, and to bring back the news I find there. Join me in my explorations of nature’s exquisite creations, of the deep time of her history, of the ways people are preserving and reclaiming her treasures.

Songlines 2021: a year of quiet wonder

...Be joyful Though you have considered all the facts. ~ Wendell Berry ~ Given the losses, both personal and communal, of 2020, and the fact that we were in pre-vaccination pandemic, I knew from the beginning that this year would be a quiet time of recovery. It was also, though ...
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