Slices of Life
October 11, 2023
By: Jill Pertler
In part one, Tree grew tall and firm in the forest in the mid-1800s, only to be felled by a human and cut into boards used to build a house. While most would see boards and call them such, Tree continued to see itself as a tree, because one never travels far from one's roots.
Whereas bunnies, squirrels and deer used to encompass Tree's days, now interests included someone called Dad, Mom and a very small seedling referred to as Mary. Tree watched little Mary grow taller. And soon another little tree-human named Mikey was added to the mix.
Tree was fond of these beings and...