R.I.P. Huge, Lovely, Dangerous Tree, that we loved and worried over at the same time. I sometimes tell people that there is only one thing that Parker and I ever argue over - The Huge Eucalyptus Tree* in our Front Yard.
|One last hug at Madison's request|
Well today, we said a fond goodbye to all our fodder for the Because it has become fodder for some other uses (pulp, paper and fiber board according to the web). Neighbors came and watched. Some got cookies.
Here is a little bit of what we watched.
|View from inside the house|
I will miss the wonderful filtered light, the awesome shade. It's already hotter, it's already more open(not a good thing), but I will not worry if it storms tonight and the lightning rages.
* We planted it about 26 years ago and the Professional Tree people all seem to think it was a 50 year of tree. We know that it was over 100 feet tall, also according to the professional tree people.