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The Face on the Tree

Edward
W

My wife and I went to visit our kids in their new home in Downers Grove. They had a big yard and quite a few good-sized trees. One tree caught my eye, about 20 feet from the house.

October 27, 2018

Tree Roots

Susan
J

When I was a young girl--until I reached college-age and headed to the Midwest--I lived in Pennsylvania. Penn’s Woods, my mom taught me.

Childhood
October 25, 2018

Doris

Jessica
T

My grandma died on a bright December day, right after a thick snowfall. As ready as she was, the living were not.

Family
October 24, 2018

Beautiful Seasons

Theresa
S

My late husband, Dan, and l loved this tree. It sits in our front yard and was probably planted when the house was built, 1957. It’s the largest magnolia I’ve seen in this area.

Family
October 24, 2018

Growing up

Terry
F

We were both city people. My husband and I grew up in New York and you had to take a substancial drive in order to really commune with nature.

Childhood
October 23, 2018

Gift from my Dad

Denise
H

My husband and I bought a home in Homer Glen, IL in 1997. Even though the home was 10 years old, none of the previous owners felt that adding trees was an important investment.

Family
October 23, 2018

My Childhood Tree

Mike
D

I grew up in Quincy, IL and when you reach the 4th grade, on Arbor Day, each child is presented with a tree to take home and plant in their family's yard.

Arbor Day
October 23, 2018

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