I Love Big Old Trees

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 277 People

    I live in the perfect place

    for trees. Northern California is covered in giant redwoods. Old, towering creatures with trunks as massive as buildings. And beautiful white birches. And oak trees everywhere. The cherry blossoms have just finished shedding. And the magnolias are budding.
    Yvette71 Yvette71
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 21

    I'm sure this was once a beautiful tree.

    Now it is a beautiful, unusual looking stump. I've never seen such as this.
    Yvette71 Yvette71
    41-45, F
    Mar 21

    Magnificent

    They look so magnificent, stately in summer, covered with leaves. But I like them best in the winter. That's when they're most interesting. The way the gnarled, twisted branches interweave as they stretch to the sky. I love to look at them.
    accomplice accomplice
    46-50, M
    Oct 27, 2010

    I feel like they are treant .

    and they can talk and walk
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    Apr 15

    Do you ever find yourself looking at the trees

    and remembering days gone past when you used to climb them and hang out for hours? Hell, do you still climb even now as an adult?
    lovehonestly lovehonestly
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 8

    i love trees!! if they are big

    and old EVEN BETTER! they make me happy. makes me wonder and i start thinking about all they have lived through, what animals lived in them, did people have a picnic under them. were they planted or naturally grow?? endless things run through my mind. lol i just want to hug em...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Nov 16, 2015
    Cabman54 Cabman54
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2015

    Outlined In White

    Winter is last on my list of my favorite season. But mornings like today, the beauty Old Man Winter made... was awesome! Here in the river bottoms, our trees grow real big, living on virgin land means they are old as the river below. We had a few inches of snow last night. The...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze
    56-60, F
    Dec 26, 2012

    The old ones where the best

    for climbing as a child. Now I just like how they grow into interesting shapes.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616
    18-21
    Mar 9

    This tree, though not old,

    is certainly big. And perfectly beautiful! I loved it as soon as I saw it.
    Yvette71 Yvette71
    41-45, F
    Mar 23

    Tree Beard

    HELLO ... MY NAME IS TREE BEARD I'M FROM NONINGTON IN KENT UK I'M AN OAK TREE AND OVER 600 YEARS OLD PLEASED TO MEET YOU :)
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Jul 13, 2011
    ScarM3 ScarM3
    18-21, F
    Mar 26
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