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Over twenty years ago, Bill planted a sapling.

It was a Red Maple that never turned red in the Fall.

Yellow was always her color.

But this summer she is again sporting her beautiful mantle of green.

Other trees managed to succumb to benign neglect or wicked weather;

  • a gigantic Bradford Pear who split in two during a storm called a Durecho,
  • a Weeping Cherry who never made it past puberty,
  • an enormous Crab Apple who nourished our deer but simply gave up.

But the beautiful Red Maple stayed on as if to comfort and assure,

“I will linger long and grow toward heaven for as long as you may need me.”

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Forest Primeval

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tangled-wood

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Country Lane n Tree

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I met this tree (or these three trees) some years ago, but never recognized the odd merger until now. ¬†Or is it one tree and three big branches growing from it’s trunk?

At any rate, maybe three really is a crowd.

 

3 Trees in One

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A wedding cake kind of view from my front door this morning!

Welcome Spring!

Front Eye View

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Photo by Dor

Photo by Dor

Sometimes there are surprises hidden in my camera.

This pastel painting magically appeared.

It is this afternoon’s Virginia View from my deck

at the end of a gentle rain.

 

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