Tree of the West Picture

A bit of a story to this one~

We have many large trees on our property, but one is facing farthest West. In Egyptian mythology, West was associated with the Dead, and the Unseen (spirits, ghosts, etc.). So at the roots of this tree is a resting place for most of our pets, and any birds or squirrels that pass away in our property.

Perhaps a little morbid? Though I love the cycle of life, and this is one of my favorite trees. It always seems to be watching over things, both directly beneath it, and when its shadow is cast across the backyard in the evening and sunset.
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