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Kid Loves Tree

Jamie
R

When I was a little kid I was the youngest of three, and when my brother and sister didn't want to play with me, outside my dad's house was this big maple tree next to our driveway, and I was able

Childhood
December 5, 2018

Swingers of Willows

Nancy
P

I grew up in Lansing, Illinois, a southeastern suburb of Chicago.  When I was two years old, we moved into a pre-World War II house with a double lot that had older, established trees and a pa

Childhood
November 22, 2018

A tree is a playground

Pamela
C

Growing up we had more than one horse chestnut tree around our block on the northwest side of Chicago. As kids, we liked to collect the chestnuts when they fell in their prickly green covers.

Childhood
November 13, 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

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

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