Do you remember the magnificent maple tree that came crashing down to earth late this summer? At the time I alluded to a secret of the ancient maple. Today I’m ready to share yet another confidence concealed by this lofty giant for well over a century.
This ancient maple — wise for the century plus it’s stood sentry on Merchants Row observing — … [an] immense… tree that stood on our front lawn just north of the driveway entrance, was toppled by a violent thunderstorm.(Source: Ancient Maple)
The monumental maple came crashing down, just barely sparing a passerby, Bradley French, whose split second reaction time likely saved his life.
That’s the good news. Though, his truck was damaged.
The fence was also spared. More good news.
But the timeless tree, towering high above the street? A memory. And the sense of loss remains palpable.
Still absorbing the loss of this monum