Wasn’t That a Mighty Wind?

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Yikes, the wind is blowing like mad at our place today. We heard a thump and when Hydra went out to investigate, he found this 10-foot piece of one of our pine trees had broken off.  (We are leaving the trash can on its side…no point in tempting fate any further.)

 

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The piece came off of the tree up on the slope in the upper right hand corner of the shot.  This gives new meaning to planting a wind break!  That tree is taller than we realized.  We’re amazed it could withstand losing so much and still look pretty good.

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The broken bough.

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You know, if it’s not one thing, it’s another.  We were all set for our best apricot crop ever.  The blossoms survived heavy rain, late frost, etc..  Now about a third of the unripe fruit is on the ground.  The bunnies will feast this afternoon.

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One thought on “Wasn’t That a Mighty Wind?

  1. kitty says:

    Oh! Too bad! So sorry you lost the branch AND all those apricots!

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