Thank you Hanuman for the wonderful account of the reconstruction of
And thanks too to Ploy for being such a miracle worker and to Ton
for being a genius with the office network.
Here in the Pacific Northwest we are in the midst of our usual
winter storms--ranging from rain, to sleet to snow to freezing rain,
fierce winds and as things thaw in some areas, heavy flooding.
I live high on a hill and am safe from floods, though I watch with
anxiety as my tall trees sway and bend, and hope that their roots are
firmly anchored as the soil is so moist, that the toppling of trees
is a frequent occurrence here. One winter I lost 4 gorgeous Norway
Spruce, a Douglas Fir, a flowering plum and my beautiful magnolia.