Trees Please 1: Ode to Elms

What hath the elm tree to do with literature? The American elm was mostly destroyed by Dutch elm disease, first recorded in the US in 1930. Lone, isolated American elms still exist, but only one alley of American elms remains, found in Central Park, New York City. These beautiful, curvy survivors line Literary Walk, alternatingContinue reading “Trees Please 1: Ode to Elms”

“It’s the Most Horrible Time of the Year”…if you’re a pine or a spruce or a fir.

Humorous comment and original illustration and poem regarding the slaughter of live trees over the Christmas holiday, featuring The Eve of the Undead Christmas Trees!