bringing down the trees: a study in accuracy & precision

I spent most of three days watching the clearing of a 1.8 acre lot which I sold recently.   The operation was both sad and fascinating.   The company that did this work was efficient, the crews worked magnificently together, and the huge trees fell precisely as intended…where they had stood for a hundred years.     (All photos are  my own.)       … Continue reading bringing down the trees: a study in accuracy & precision

….a surprise in my Tree Garden

My gardening is about as haphazard as my housekeeping.   Plants and trees just sort of fend for themselves, and left to their own devices they never cease to amaze me.    Years ago, when I first built this house, planted assorted trees and other plants….not counting the volunteers in my notorious “tree garden.”      One of the prettiest of my flowering varieties, with marvelous pink flowers, kept … Continue reading ….a surprise in my Tree Garden

A trio of Shadorma poems of Trees

Old Elm tree American Elm once a pest… limbs too much shade, extinction well on its way lives in memories tree farm grows crop of sad seedlings? Not at all… consider chance of life or none at all. A purpose, not waste. Of all gifts nature has for us best of all may be trees Trees serve us well all our days from crib to … Continue reading A trio of Shadorma poems of Trees