The Legend of Leelinau
While in the World Bird Sanctuary/Lone Elk Park area, we saw this…and it was really striking.
Our religion and mythology is replete with the spirits that infuse other things found in Nature, so I loved this legend:
And then we looked up the tree on which this sign was, and there was Leelinau herself, her hair trailing down like Rapunzel’s….
Here she is, a little closer:
That was lovely, though a little sad…I think the world is always against love that defies the “norms”…and often, people who love that way suffer for it.