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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #40 on: October 29, 2008, 04:32:17 pm »
Do you like them too, Ron?   I love seaside, windswept trees.  Along the Coast of the Southeast USA, Live Oak and Cedar create groves of misshapen trees, some of which look like they are permantly affixed in a gale, and others that have you looking for he spooks as the sun goes down.  I like them too.
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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #41 on: October 29, 2008, 05:22:28 pm »
I've notice the red cedar, lodgepole pine and western hemlock along BC's NW coast as well, the ones along the shore line and lowland. It's funny though. I tend to look at a tree most times for it timber value.  :D And some of those were just ugly, but part of the landscape none-the-less. I guess you could think of them as the front row crop that allows the trees a bit further in to grow better timber.  Sometimes you can go a long way in and still have crappy timber, depending on what it's growing on. ;D Those wind swept trees have inspired a good bunch of art though.  ;)

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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #42 on: October 30, 2008, 08:20:37 pm »
Yes, they add unique character and diversity to the shoreline landscape.
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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #43 on: March 18, 2009, 10:30:18 pm »
This tree here is on the way to my sister Lynda's house.  For some reason, when ever I see it, it reminds me of some sort of musical instrument. It has very few branches on its east and west sides, but branched out huge north and south. If you view it from the south, it looks rather flat.

I dont know if it reminds me of a harp, or what, it just seems musical in my mind.
 



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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #44 on: March 18, 2009, 10:41:46 pm »
It's looks like a harp tree to me. We don't have them down here, but we do have quite a few fiddle trees.
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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #45 on: March 19, 2009, 06:16:33 am »
Looks like one of them Lyres or whatever the Jewish folks use in their services to me or maybe a music holder like my daughter had on her clarinet ;D
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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #46 on: March 19, 2009, 06:42:31 am »
Or an elaborate candelabra or Jewish menorah. ;D

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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #47 on: March 19, 2009, 12:35:12 pm »
  I have a big live oak right by my driveway that reminds me of that. It is pretty wide, but kind of flat. It is one of my favorite trees on the place.
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« Reply #48 on: April 27, 2011, 05:21:38 pm »
I have this funny fir tree.





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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #49 on: April 27, 2011, 06:41:09 pm »
Looks like you've got some junk in the trunk!   :D :D
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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #50 on: April 27, 2011, 06:43:18 pm »
 :D  :D The longer you can be childish the longer it takes to get old  ;)

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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #51 on: April 27, 2011, 06:45:59 pm »
 :D :D And your wife is so mature she didn't laugh at all. >:(
P.S.  My wife thought it was hilarious :D :D

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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #52 on: April 27, 2011, 06:58:26 pm »
That is a Million dollar tree on Ebay. :)
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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #53 on: April 27, 2011, 07:24:24 pm »

 :D :D :D   :-X   :-X.
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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #54 on: April 27, 2011, 10:03:53 pm »
I may be childish also, but I did get a chuckle out of that tree butt.   :D :D
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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #55 on: April 28, 2011, 01:15:53 am »
I think that tree was a plumber in it's previous life.   :D 
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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #56 on: April 28, 2011, 07:26:20 am »
I think that tree was a plumber in it's previous life.   :D 

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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #57 on: April 28, 2011, 08:45:25 pm »

 I was going to saye that I have a sister in law that resembles that somewhat but guess I best just keep that to myself  shouldn't I now.  ;D :D :-X
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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #58 on: April 28, 2011, 08:49:31 pm »
My wife said that it looked like a butt!
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Re: A nose for trees
« Reply #59 on: April 28, 2011, 08:58:51 pm »
My wife said, now that cracks me up  :D
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