Last week I shared this image on Facebook as a precursor to Halloween.
That led me to share several more as the week passed for my local friends who are familiar with Mount Pollux. These maple trees are icons. Or they were. As you can see, the one furthest has some rot issues that led to the tree’s demise last year. However some of it remains as pieces of the trunk were made into stools for visitors to sit upon and watch the sunsets.
As my Flashback Friday post, I’ll share some of those images in appreciation of the two, sadly now one.
All things must pass, but that’s a melancholy refrain that is part of life. It’s better most often to celebrate our memories than to dwell on mourning our losses (after a bit of time goes by, of course).