She Stands With Angels

Angel Oak in Charleston, South Carolina is said to be the oldest living thing east of the Mississippi River. It has branches that lay upon the ground that are as big as some of the largest tree trunks in my neck of the woods. It is awe inspiring and almost feels like a holy place.

While my wife waited patiently I circled this oak about 5 times looking for a good angle. Trees are so hard to photograph, especially true for a sprawling 1500 year old live oak. From this vantage point, the tree seemed to loom over me with its many arms/branches. And, of course, I can’t resist the sun flare.

Angel Oak looms large on Johns Island in South Carolina