Friday, November 9, 2012

Taking a Big Pine Tree Down


Updated Picture as of 12:30pm on Friday, Nov. 9- No more tree!
Tom hired our friend Shayne to trim our giant pine tree in the backyard. When Shayne began inspecting the tree, he noticed that the top half was rotted out as a result of insects. 
We're fortunate that the tree didn't come down during June 29th's Derecho wind event, or Hurricane Sandy on Sept. 29-30. So, instead of having the tree trimmed, Shayne and his crew started taking it down  on Thurs. Nov. 8.   Here are some photos taken during the tree cutting.


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Gift/Memorial Suggestions

Several of our friends have lost loved ones (human and pets) and we found that one of the best ways to honor their memory is to give to an animal charity.
What better way to recognize a life of love, than by giving another life a chance for love?
We donate to many animal rescues, but because we volunteer with
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Consider giving the chance of life to a dog or cat.

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About us

We're two married guys who enjoy the simple things in life, especially our dogs. We volunteer for dog rescues, enjoy splitting dinners, exercising, blogging, helping friends and neighbors, ghost investigations, coffee and tea, Tudor history, weather, superheroes, comic books, mystery novels, traveling, 70s and 80s music, classic country, piano, gardening, writing books on ghosts and spirits, architecture, keeping a clean house, cooking simply, and keeping in shape. You'll find tidbits of all of these things on this blog and more.

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