Sun-Dappled Silver

Maple, that is.  As in the silver maple tree in our backyard.

Silver Maple (1)

Something about the pattern of sunlight splotches and scaly bark caught my eye.  This old tree is a veteran, a real survivor.  The power company comes through every ten years to shear off half its branches, but the tree keeps sending out tenacious new growth in spite of them 🙂

Silver Maple (2)

About Katherine Wikoff

I am a college professor at Milwaukee School of Engineering, where I teach literature, film studies, political science, and communication. I also volunteer with a Milwaukee homeless sanctuary, Repairers of the Breach, as chair of the Communications and Fund Development Committee.
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3 Responses to Sun-Dappled Silver

  1. Wow! What a proud old man!!


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