Slices of Life
If trees could talk
October 4, 2023
This is the first of a two-part column. Because trees not only require but deserve two parts of our attention.
Majestic. Beautiful. Larger than life. Strong. All-knowing. All-seeing. Reaching skyward. Extending downward. Life-providing. Life sustaining. Simple. Complex. Miraculous. Useful. Worthy. Alive.
Trees don’t fight traffic or scramble in the morning hoping not to be late to work. They don’t ever cross the street or engage in friendly gossip. They don’t cross the street because they don’t move (at least not on their own). They don’t gossip because they don’...