When my husband and I bought our house 9 years, this tree was one of the things we really loved about the yard. It's a silver maple that's over 150 years old. The canopy shades our whole backyard.
Lately a lot of trees in our town have been cut down due to disease. Luckily not maples, but we've still lost 6 trees on our block alone. Last night I dreamt that I came home from picking up my daughters from school and there were tree trimmers in our backyard cutting down our beautiful tree. I hope that never happens.
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