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Tree Hugging — A Great Way to Celebrate Arbor Day

Photograph © Dan Mirica / Shutterstock from our Tree Hugger 2015 wall calendar

Photograph © Dan Mirica / Shutterstock from our Tree Hugger 2015 wall calendar

My love for trees began when I was young. On my way to St. Bridget of Sweden Elementary School, I would go out of my way to touch the trunk of an old fruit tree that grew beside the overgrown foundations of a house that had long since disappeared. While I was attending Reed College, there was one particular birch tree on the path between my dorm and the campus that I always acknowledged with a touch when I walked by. Continue reading