How Many Trees Can’t We See?

A long time ago, probably before anybody really thought about what they were doing, our ancestors lived in the trees.  Trees gave them everything they needed then.  But everything isn’t always enough, especially when your only dreams are of falling.  So eventually they came down, their dreams evolved to include world domination, and they wentContinue reading “How Many Trees Can’t We See?”


This title phrase well describes my favorite tree, Albizia julibrissan, a tree which, to anthropomorphize, would appear to have multiple personalities. Many people at the northern end of its range in Hardiness Zone 6 where I live may not be familiar with it, but head south and you’ll find it fairly ubiquitous, along with peopleContinue reading “THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE BEAUTIFUL”