December 11, 2013

A thing more lovely than a tree?

Sorry, Joyce Kilmer, but Harry in Charlottesville just transformed a tree.

When a large holly tree in our back yard blew over in a nor'easter last year, we did not want to simply toss it into the woods to slowly decompose. So my husband, a Dr. Seuss Lorax too, chainsawed the trunk into 8 foot logs and looked up woodworkers who might want a piece. Several were interested and the sections gradually disappeared from our driveway.

So what a surprise when a mysterious package arrived yesterday. Our holly tree became the very light wood layer in this gorgeous bowl. Thank you, Santa Harry!