On the Spot

Do you have a special tree?

“The black walnut in the backyard of my childhood home in Kansas City. My sisters and I logged many hours and a few injuries on its 8-foot high swing.”  ~ Jennifer Zwarich, Cold Spring

“A red bud maple on the Beacon riverfront that I planted in honor of my son, Michael, who passed away.” ~ Patty Urbanak, Beacon

“I planted a crab apple in my yard in Roe Park [near Peekskill] in the early 1960s. Later I moved it to another spot for 14 years, then here to Philipstown.” ~ Lew Kingsley, Philipstown

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