A Tree.

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Several years ago, after Thanksgiving dinner at my parents’ house in Vermont, lightning struck a backyard maple tree. There was a ferocious crack and the darkness outside the kitchen windows briefly turned day-bright. It wasn’t until spring that we knew for certain the tree was dead.

via What makes a tree a tree?

One comment

  1. ianscyberspace · April 6

    I’ve seen what a lightning strike can do to a tree. One was hit in our compound in Singapore and the tree completely disintegrated.

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