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Who could forget the tragic but heart-warming story of my tree that couldn't stay up and of the nice SES personnel in their highly-visible clothing and filthy boots who made it all better. The aftermath was a pile of branches that were too big to be munched by my chipper, arranged neatly over my back fence. I … Continue reading Tree aftermath – Post Script
That tree brought a lot of shade and privacy to the back of the house. The footpath behind isn't used much but enough to discourage naturalistic tendencies with the curtains drawn. The other huge change is in the temperature. The back yard was often 10C° cooler than the front on a hot day and since … Continue reading Tree aftermath
Summer has been wetter and cooler than normal. I had the roof fixed yesterday to replace inadequate valleys that let in water even during light rain. Despite several heavy showers since the repair the roof showed no sign of water. Then it really started bucketing down with hail from the Northeast. I checked the garage … Continue reading Tree fell over to some extent
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