REMEMBERING

Just say “The Tree”  and everyone in the neighborhood knows where you are talking about.  There just aren’t a lot of them around here.

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What really intrigues me about this one is the fact that it’s an Osage Orange.  Even more rare in this country.  I have no idea who planted it.  I don’t know their story, but I can relate to someone on the prairie, in the cool evening, planting a tree and thinking how nice it will be to have the shade and the windbreak.

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Its not hard at all for me to imagine the farmer working in the sun all day.

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The fun thing is that there are actually two trees.  Something most people don’t know.

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