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A nice tree cutting story

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Wood-row Wilson, Nov 5, 2012.

  1. Wood-row Wilson

    Wood-row Wilson Member

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    A dad and Grandpa to my Aunt, cousins recently passed, within the past 6 month, and I thought this was a good story to tell here...

    While Grandpa was alive, they had talked about a certain tree that was about ready to come down. Dead and standing, this tree had been in the sights of Grandpa to come down. While he was alive, and albeit a short time since they had first started talking about it, he did not see that tree come down. His health had been fading, and he passed this past spring.

    Not long after his passing, it was decided that it was ready to take the tree down. As the tree was felled and cut into rounds, the picture below was quickly discovered...fitting enough, of Grandpa pleased with the tree finally coming down.

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  2. westkywood

    westkywood Feeling the Heat

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    Ha, Cool story...
  3. kennyl70

    kennyl70 New Member

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    great story.
  4. rottiman

    rottiman Minister of Fire

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    Wow, great story for sure.
  5. Blue Vomit

    Blue Vomit Minister of Fire

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    Goosebumps here...
  6. albert1029

    albert1029 Feeling the Heat

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    what are the odds? nice...
  7. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    Neat.
  8. TimJ

    TimJ Minister of Fire

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    wafer that round and varnish it and put it on the mantle
  9. woodchip

    woodchip Minister of Fire

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    Very nice story, something special to remember Grandpa's tree by.
  10. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    I agree. Keep a couple of those splits. You'll always enjoy telling the story.
  11. tfdchief

    tfdchief Minister of Fire

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    A wonderful story. I am sure it brought a smile to your face as well.
  12. Wood-row Wilson

    Wood-row Wilson Member

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    The family (I am outside the family, on the other side) has a few different cookies off the tree where the face was most prevalent. A very cool end to his life, indeed, and very cool to see and touch...
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  13. andybaker

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    Nice, I like stories like these. :)
  14. osagebow

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    Good stuff wood-row!
  15. WellSeasoned

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    Great story! Reminds me of my grandpop and his apple tree! Thanks for that.

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