Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Under The Spreading Chestnut Tree

A perfect tree for resting. Summer 2006.
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"Vacations are a little like love - anticipated with relish, experienced with inconvenience, and remembered with nostalgia." ~ Unknown
It was hot, really hot in Brooklyn this summer. This was a day for shade but I wanted to go to the Brooklyn Botanical Garden one more time before we had to head back to Virginia. We found this large tree with a wide expanse of limbs and leaves that mushroomed from the main trunk and brushed the ground at the perimeter. We had to bend over to get under and through the branches but we were rewarded with a wonderful place to rest, quiet and hidden away from view. This trunk was uniquely C-shaped and the perfect place to relax; though I doubt it was a chestnut tree.

Submission for Thursday Challenge topic "vacation". (end of post)


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