The "Acorn Palace"

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9316_167603636002_516166002_3422484_2674604_n-1.jpgConcordian Emily Wheeler stumbled upon this magnificent sight near Fairyland Pond.  Her glorious photos with the golden leaves were taken a day after than the only-acorn-garnished ones.  Also, the site expanded into a second downed tree's rootball during that time.  She named it the "Acorn Palace."

In Celtic mythology, the oak acts as a gateway between worlds. Fairyland was named by the Alcott girls who used to play there.  Combining this ancient mythology and this year's bumper crop of acorns, we say: Fairyland, indeed! (click on any image to launch a pop-up window with a larger view)

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