Thursday, February 2, 2012

"I sat upon a Cypress stump, / I listened close and I heard the ghost, / Of Osceola cry."

FIERY DEMISE FOR A TITAN OF NATURE - WWW.THEDAILY.COM:


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The American Forestry Association bored a small hole in The Senator [wikipedia entry] in 1946, determining the tree was approximately 3,500 years old. That means it sprouted about the same time that biblical history has Moses talking to God via a burning bush, and when Greece was in its pre-Homeric Bronze Age.

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