Clearing Crystals of Negative Energy

  By Charli Lundholm When you work with stones in crystal healing, meditation or even just having them in your space, they can take on energy. This includes positive as well as negative energies. It’s important to clear them of the negative energies on a regular basis so they can continue to do their […]


By Charli Lundholm Amethyst is a popular variety of quartz that grows in varying shades of purple. The coloring comes from iron and other elements that were present as the quartz was forming. Like other quartz, it grows in massive chunks, in single crystals and clusters of numerous crystals growing side by side. Amethyst also […]

Lapis Lazuli Meaning

By Neville Ryan Lapis is the Latin word for stone and Lazuli is the ancient Persian word for blue. Lapis has been mined in Afghanistan since 7000 B.C. Because of the cost and beauty it was only available to royalty and high priests.  It was used for the eyebrows on the funeral mask of […]

Neville and Eddie Defend Their Dog’s Honor in Court

By Neville Ryan This happened when Merlin & I lived in Florida. To those who have seen this before, I apologize. However, our Earth Gallery Dlog site is a new venue & we are now sharing with the world. Neville Eddie and I we were unjustly accused of having our dogs off the leash in […]

Stones to Help with Holiday Stress

By Charli Lundholm The holidays can be wonderful times. The gathering of friends and family, the lights and decorations, the food and festivities. It can also be a stressful time. The shopping, the crowds, the rushed pace and having to deal with the inevitable Scrooges. There are many ways to deal with stress and […]


      “While I admit to being a party in the adventure shown below I believe my role was highly exaggerated under artistic license by the writer. As much as I love him he sometimes gets carried away when writing. He probably won’t tell you that we were in Florida at the time and […]

That Time of Year

By Charli Lundholm It’s that time of year when we are reminded to look at all the things we are thankful for. In our hurried lives, it is easy to lose track of what is truly important. We give a lot of energy to the stressful things in our lives, while barely focusing on […]

Regaining Balance

By Charli Lundholm Have you been feeling like it is hard to stay grounded and heart based right now? With the barrage of news that is both anger and fear inducing, it’s no wonder that people are out of balance. Astrological influences, eclipses, destructive weather and politicians are all adding to the stress. Interestingly, […]

Valley Springs Pow Wow at Snyder Ranch

In our newsletter we mentioned attending the Valley Springs Pow Wow at Snyder’s Ranch and saying that this was the final year. It turns out that they will hold their 40th, and final, annual show in 2014. Over the last 40 years this show has been the biggest of its type in Northern California. Set […]


Merlin and Sam have been badgering , or should I say dogging, us to have their say on the new website. After hours of whining, barking and pleading we have given in to the pressure and given them their own DLOG. We apologize beforehand for what they might write because their perspective of life is […]