Hackberry Spring

The skies are cloud-free blue and hackberry trees are budding all over in the spring-like weather in Sacramento. Fortunately, the forecast is for a period of rain to start in a few days–we need the winter wetness here in California.

The hackberry is used to make cheap furniture and firewood, according to tree experts. I like its shape and how it provides shade in the hot summers. And, the one in this photo, is in our front yard, so long may it live.

Published by 67steffen

My labels: grandfather, father, veteran, writer, poet, photographer and dreamer in pursuit of the meaning of life. Getting close, although I'm running out of time--probably why I'm so close.

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