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A Partridge in a Hawthorn Tree?

You can’t always get what your want,

But if your try sometimes,

You might find,

You get what you need. – The Rolling Stones

My bonus mother, Marilyn, the mother Loved-One gave me, gifted us with flowering trees from the Arbor Day Foundation:  two Washington Hawthorns and a Crab-apple.   The trees were tiny, little seedlings that fit in a sandwich bag. All Together.

SQUIRREL IN TREE
The Crab-apple last fall. You can see the thorns of one Hawthorn growing behind.

 

Loved-One and I nurtured them, took pictures of them and gave progress reports to Marilyn.  The Crab-apple made her home beside our water garden with nary a worry.  The next spring,

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