I feel for that poor 1,000 year old tree

Trees are living things, and how amazing that sequoias can live to be 3,000 years old. So I feel some pity for the 1,000 year old tree that fell in California this week. The tree was perhaps a centry old when William the Conquerer crossed the English Channel to conquer England and build The Tower of London in the 11th century (the battle was in 1066). It was 500 years old when the Europeans stumbled upon — and exterminated — the Americas.  How crazy, how awesome and how sad that the tree has lived through all that and suddenly is gone.  With all they now know about trees and their ability to communicate with each other, I wonder if trees have a soul that is undetectable by humans.  Gosh, the world is a strange place. RIP tree…

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I feel for that poor 1,000 year old tree

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