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  •  No, we haven't. (8+ / 0-)

    It gets wearing, doesn't it?

    We don't want to cut the trees down. They create an oasis out back. They frame our back yard. They make our back yard. There's a hammock hanging between two of them for hot summer days.

    That's where the old fashioned brick fire place for grilling is. It's where the grand boys play and where we sit around on summer nights.

    But I really don't want to keep dealing with worrying about one of the trees coming down on the house.

    That almost happened during the Patriot Day storm a few years ago.

    One of the pines came down and missed the house by ten feet.

    Worrying about such things has really gotten old. :(

    "Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism." Hubert H. Humphrey

    by Onomastic on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 05:31:54 AM PST

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