Tree Tales

7:58 AM

This is (obviously) a tree that I drew. To brighten it up, I threw some color around it and now it kind of looks like fire. I liked the idea of having birds fly out of it, or evolving out of it like that's what I drew. Since there's not much more to say about it, I shall regale you with other tree-tales and facts that I can come up with:

I always wanted a treehouse in my backyard but we didn't have a big enough tree. We did, however, have a teeny tiny plum tree that I spent lots of time in. This was a small tree, people. There was barely room for me to sit in it. But I was determined, so I made it work.

Favorite tree in a movie: Obviously the tree in Swiss Family Robinson. It's the correct answer, right? Runner-up goes to "Hangman's Tree," where Peter Pan hides out, or the Eewok Village in Star Wars.

Favorite trees to look at: Birch trees. I like the straight trunks with white bark. I like that they seem tidy.

Favorite song about a tree: O Christmas Tree, because it's the only one I can think of. That, and "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree" but that just reminds me of piano lessons.

Favorite trees to climb: I've never actually gotten to climb a banyan tree, but they look amazing. I'd very much like to climb one of those. I always got jealous when the "Lost" gang was climbing around in them on the island, though they never seemed to appreciate the privilege.

Favorite fictional trees: The Ents from Lord of the Rings. Especially when they take on Isengard.

Least favorite fictional trees: Weren't there some trees in The Wizard of Oz that attacked Dorothy and her pals? I recall them being terrifying.

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  1. I was so sad when Disney replaced Swiss Family Robinson's Treehouse with stupid Tarzan. So not the same!

  2. remember when the Melvins let you climb the tree in their front yard? Mismom


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