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Safe Place

Therese
M

I’ve been a climbing-tree connoisseur my entire life; I’ve sampled short, tall, gnarled, smooth, deciduous, coniferous, a whole variety really, but the most significant tree i

Childhood
October 15, 2018

My tree

Henry
S

 I have a small tree in my frontyard. My tree is not that old but in spring we trim it. I really like puting decorations on the tree on Chistmas.

Childhood
October 15, 2018

A Boy and A Birch

Michael
J

When I was a boy, we had an old birch tree in our front yard. It would stand there with its papery bark peeling away and low-splitting trunks begging to be climbed on.

Childhood
October 12, 2018

My Townhouse Trees

Cooper
P

Sometimes you might see me in a tree. What am I doing in a tree?  I might be climbing. When you see me climbing, you might see me holding onto branches.

Childhood
October 11, 2018

The Faithful Watchman

Laura
U

In 1978, my parents bought their first home. It was on Apple Street, a name about as idyllic and all-American as it gets, and perfect for two teachers starting their lives together.

Childhood
October 10, 2018

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