Planted by my great-uncle*

Stump n porch

Off on the left is half an apple tree; the left trunk took out the other half—better that than a person or a pickup.

I went out and communed with the stump and the twin tree-corpses this afternoon. Huge trunks, now…potential lumber (we hope). And plenty of branch-firewood.

Sometime later, big fluffy flakes came down for a few minutes. Then, the sun came out—the first time since we arrived. It lasted only as long as the snow. Then there was another flutter of snow. Now it’s just grey (and dark), and wet underfoot.

Big news: the fixit-guys finished up, and the cottage is as whole as it could be. Whoopee!

* I think….

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