Living with Giants

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We live among giant trees on Paris Mountain. The matrix of overhead cables that provide electricity to residents weaves its way among the great branches of the trees. When there is a perfect storm of wind and ice, giant limbs and entire trees sometimes fall. When a tree falls on a power line or transformer, then the power goes out. On our property alone, we had two trees that fell across our driveway, and a giant limb that fell in our front yard. The one remaining tree to be handled is the pine pictured above, which is hanging in the balance directly above the chicken coop. Continue reading