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An Angel Among Us

Marita
B

Over the years my family has visited the Morton Arboretum for the beauty of the trees. The spring blossoms, the summer leaves, and the autumn colors.

Memorial/Tribute Tree
October 31, 2018

Secrets

Eleanore
T

Once upon a time there was a young girl who loved her grandmother's back yard. It was filled with many white pine trees. The one next to the school parking lot somehow beckoned to her.

Childhood
October 27, 2018

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

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