This tree

This serviceberry tree, which is currently flowering, is mentioned in my book. But the story about it is not nearly as shocking as that of another tree that’s mentioned.


I didn’t intend to go by the middle school where 300 trees were cut down this week to make room for artificial turf. I had driven to the park (since I don’t ride my bike on the streets in this suburb-city anymore) and was just knocking out a quick six miles by riding in circles…