Virginia Carper, a Roman Polytheist, lives in the Washington D.C. area with her family. She navigates life with a traumatic brain injury which gives her a different view on life. An avid naturalist since childhood, she has a blog called “Nature’s Observations.” Having experienced the animals directly, she teaches on-line classes about the spiritual and natural aspect of animals. She has published articles on her brain injury, Roman polytheism, and working with extinct animals. In addition her writings on animals (including dragons and other mythic creatures) can be purchased her book site, Animal Teachers.

Virginia Carper is a Dedicant (Roman Hearth) of ADF. Majoring in Divination and Minoring in Lore, She is a Level 5 Student at the Grey School of Wizardry. She has published articles in ADF’s Oak Leaves, Walking the Worlds and Witches and Pagans magazine. Her writings can be found at her blog: Nature: Observations and Meanings (, and at Witches and Pagans (