My Neighbor’s Cedar Tree
A minor disaster; a major revelation
My neighbors’ gigantic cedar tree had to be cut down after nearly uprooting itself onto their house during a windstorm last week.
Last week’s Santa Anas, a Southern California phenomenon, were the strongest we’d had since I remember. They got up to 70 miles per hour, and when we awakened the next morning after a fitful sleep, it was to targeted destruction and a lot of trees and branches down.
Outside our primary bedroom window, our beloved eucalyptus had lost its two largest…