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A local name for this ancient oak surviving in a split rock. The Woodland Trust records its girth as 6 metres. A trees girth is usually used as an estimate of a tree’s age. 90 more words

North York Moors

Be the Oak

Y’all know that saying: “If it’s too loud, you’re too old?” Well, if this is true, then I’m ancient.

A few days ago the chaos in the office wore my nerves to a frazzle: phones ringing, office doors slamming, co-worker’s voices raised in frustration, edged with sarcasm and aggravation. 336 more words


Pastorale: Ode on a Resolute Quercus

An agéd Quercus stands in the withered field
Round about whose august feet
Springs a crowd of poppies red as April
And in May, the wheeling junebugs get drunk off their wine… 155 more words


Handsome Oak Silverplate Biscuit / Tobacco Barrel Footed

Handsome Oak Silverplate Biscuit / Tobacco Barrel Footed
Fabulous Oak And Silverplate Biscuit / Tobacco Barrel Golden Oak Features Silverplated Bands With Two Silverplated Engraveable Shields Silverplated Lid With Knob Handle And Silverplated Bun Feet White Porcelain Insert , Unique Squared Swivel Silverplate Handle This Piece Is In Very Nice Condition For Age And Use. 670 more words


Oak Slab Table

An oak slab table from a large naturally fallen tree stump in southern Minnesota. This stump large, braced cracks for character as well metal hairpin legs. 26 more words


Song Of The North Woods

Just a short distance and I am amongst the trees,
I perceive the shadow of Thoreau and John Muir,
as I enter the realm of Gawain and the Green Man, 255 more words