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Am I crazy?

Postby Bubbles » Thu, 17 Nov 2005 6:39 pm

Should I be sad cos they're cutting down a lovely old apple tree (which got blown to ridiculous dangerous angle in last weeks winds) in my garden.

I am quite sad.....

Should I get a life and shut up or does anyone else feel sad at lovely old trees or plants going to the garden in the sky?

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Postby sapphire » Thu, 17 Nov 2005 6:45 pm

What did you say about Mercury retrogade...Its just that! You aren't crazy. :P

Seriously though, its always sad to see any tree being chopped down, and this one is in your garden!
It's not getting any smarter out there. You have to come to terms with stupidity, and make it work for you.

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Re: Am I crazy?

Postby amylovespp » Thu, 17 Nov 2005 6:52 pm

[quote="Bubbles"]Should I be sad cos they're cutting down a lovely old apple tree (which got blown to ridiculous dangerous angle in last weeks winds) in my garden.

I am quite sad.....

Should I get a life and shut up or does anyone else feel sad at lovely old trees or plants going to the garden in the sky?

Yours
'Weird'
Wales[/quote




u a definitely not crazy......... since u live the tree too much...
i got the same feeling in the similiar case. :cry:

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Postby micknlea » Thu, 17 Nov 2005 11:57 pm

Nothing wrong there, it's a living thing.
I made the mistake of visiting my old childhood home a few years ago. It totally devastated me that they had cut down the elm tree I planted as a kid in our front garden and replaced it with a concrete pong, er pond, complete with tacky statue fountain. Totally heartbreaking.

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Postby EADG » Fri, 18 Nov 2005 12:42 am

"I am the Lorax, I speak for the trees!"

I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
And I´m asking you, sir, at the top of my lungs--
he was very upset as he shouted and puffed--
What´s that THING you´ve made out of my Truffula tuft?

Look, Lorax, I said. There´s no cause for alarm.
I chopped just one tree. I am doing no harm.
I´m being quite useful. This thing is a Thneed.
A Thneed´s a Fine-Something-That-All-People-Need!
It´s a shirt. It´s a sock. It´s a glove. It´s a hat.
But it has other uses. Yes, far beyond that.
You can use it for carpets. For pillows! For sheets!
Or curtains! Or covers for bicycle seats!
The Lorax said,
Sir! You are crazy with greed.
There is no one on earth
who would buy that fool Thneed!
.....
It´s a Truffula Seed. It´s the last one of all!
You´re in charge of the last of the Truffula Seeds.
And Truffula Trees are what everyone needs.
Plant a new Truffula. Treat it with care.
Give it clean water. And feed it fresh air.
Grow a forest. Protect it from axes that hack.
Then the Lorax and all of his friends may come back.

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Postby Bubbles » Fri, 18 Nov 2005 12:47 am

Oh Eadg, thanks and also to all the others....

Today I counted the rings in the poor stump which is all that's left of those pink and white blossoms and golden brown apples (Cox's)....and it was as far as I could see, about 30 odd....ah, so sad.
Goodbye lovely tree...

No, am not going nuts.

Bubbs.
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Re: Am I crazy?

Postby Bart » Fri, 18 Nov 2005 12:47 am

Bubbles wrote:Should I be sad cos they're cutting down a lovely old apple tree (which got blown to ridiculous dangerous angle in last weeks winds) in my garden.

I am quite sad.....

Should I get a life and shut up or does anyone else feel sad at lovely old trees or plants going to the garden in the sky?

Yours
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Wales


You've got that crazy look in your eyes I must say.... :o

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Re: Am I crazy?

Postby EADG » Fri, 18 Nov 2005 1:02 am

Bart wrote:You've got that crazy look in your eyes I must say.... :o


what, you mean a woman with an axe in her hands?

look for dead rabbits....

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Postby Plavt » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 3:55 am

Perhaps you perceived the tree as you would have pet which becomes part of a family. Whenever I visit a place I knew 20 years ago I feel very sad, the people were known have died, strangers take their place. What you were once familiar with is no longer there if you see anybody you knew you notice how they have aged.

I don't think you are mad, the tree is just something you identified yourself with but it had to go - another chapter in your life is over.


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Re: Am I crazy?

Postby earthfriendly » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 9:47 am

Bubbles wrote:Should I be sad cos they're cutting down a lovely old apple tree (which got blown to ridiculous dangerous angle in last weeks winds) in my garden.

I am quite sad.....

Should I get a life and shut up or does anyone else feel sad at lovely old trees or plants going to the garden in the sky?

Yours
'Weird'
Wales


Nope. You are not crazy and not alone for such sentiments. You already have a life and that tree happens to be part of it. :)

I had wanted to re-visit my primary school but found out from family members that it's been demolished to make way for new structure. Some of the happiest memories of my life take place in that school. And shall I mention, I had hope of take my daughters there when they are older, so they get to savor a little bit of mommy's childhood.

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Postby Em Eye » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 10:06 am

I went to visit my childhhood home (I was about 17) and I walked around the house which the new owners have renovated, we walked around the back of the house and I burst into tears when I saw my favourite tree had been taken down (I've never burst into tears like that). The cherry bloosom tree was where I picked flowers, throw the cherries in many wars with my brothers, I loved laying under it when it was in full bloom, day dreaming and my favourite was laying under it and shaking it, the petals falling seemed like it was snowing...

Bubs, you're not crazy

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Postby banana » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 8:23 pm

Who are you, George Washington?
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Postby sapphire » Wed, 23 Nov 2005 7:54 am

banana wrote:Who are you, George Washington?

:lol: :lol: You're a meanie.
It's not getting any smarter out there. You have to come to terms with stupidity, and make it work for you.

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Postby Vaucluse » Wed, 23 Nov 2005 8:59 am

sapphire wrote:
banana wrote:Who are you, George Washington?

:lol: :lol: You're a meanie.


What makes you think the slippery one had changed?
......................................................

'nuff said Image

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Postby banana » Wed, 23 Nov 2005 8:44 pm

If it ain't broke...

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