Friday, September 26, 2008
My parents have had a big, old maple tree in their back yard whose shade we've all enjoyed in the summer and whose golden leaves we ahhhh about each fall. It has been splitting and decaying these past few years, threatening to cause damage to a fence and a pool, so on this past Monday the tree-trimmers came to take Miss Maple down. The day before they came, I was able to get these photos of Dad and Mom under their tree and hugging it.
One of their favorite poems is "Trees" by Joyce Kilmer, appropriate for the tree page 1. And the pic of my parents walking hand-in-hand back to their house on page 2 reminded me of Robert Browning's verse that includes "the best is yet to be ..."
The CTMH papers & Stickease are Magic Moments, and embellies are all CTMH--it's so fun to scrap when everything coordinates!