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Magnifiques troncs d'arbres.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thank you, Martine!
With tree graffiti added, Elizabeth. Nice shot.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Yes - whether we like it or not... Thank you!
Oh this is an amazing photo, though it grieves me to see carvings in the bark.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thank you, Larry! I know exactly what you mean... me too...
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 2 Apr 2018, 05:46
I prefer to see them un-carved, Elizabeth. I am struck by their lovely pale bark. I think I told you, I know of only one aspen in my area
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Me too, Lisl - Some people are so selfish. Yes - I remember! You should come to Flagstaff... they're everywhere!
Tattooed aspens! They don't seem to mind at all. How beautiful, Elizabeth.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: They do scar over.... and continue one... smile Thank you, Ginnie!
  • Chris
  • Not Nowhere
  • 2 Apr 2018, 07:13
Well I suppose this sort of love-carving is slightly more artistic and traditional than putting padlocks on bridges
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I suppose - I do feel for the trees, I wonder if it hurts...
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 2 Apr 2018, 07:17
I share the thought of carving the trees, Elizabeth. Wonderful pictures though.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I hope they don't feel pain. Thank you, Astrid!
Magnifique ces troncs d'arbres ...j'aime ces arbres
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thank you, Claudine - I do, too!
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 2 Apr 2018, 07:56
Its a shame that people have disfigured them in such a way. Why can they not just appreciate the natural beauty?
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I don't understand, Alan. Lack of respect.
  • gutteridge
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 2 Apr 2018, 08:23
Is that abuse of trees?
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: YES
  • Ray
  • Not Germany...
  • 2 Apr 2018, 10:09
Love the copse, but not so impressed with the doodling...
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I'm with you, Ray.
when the love for N fades, what then.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Good observation, Martin... At least he's tattoo'd another's skin - and not his own.
What beautiful trees, shame some peopel have to do this carving, a letter would be much more personal IMHO. I believe you live near trees, is this from that woodland?
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I agree with you - I've never understood it.
Our area is covered in trees. Our little neighborhood is about a 15 minute drive from these. These are at about 9,000 feet on the slope of Mt. Humphreys.
A popular spot!
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: It is right off the road to the ski area.
  • Anne
  • United Kingdom
  • 2 Apr 2018, 13:59
I particularly like the abstract nature of the top image.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thank you, Anne!
Sad to see them disfigured but such has gone on for generations
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I agree, Bill.
A little lover's lane as well?
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: It's on the road to the ski area... so who knows!
Nice shot, those birches look like the columns of a temple
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thank you, Claudio! These are actually Aspens - Although I realize they are often mistaken for Birches. Do you have Aspens in L'Italia?
  • sherri
  • Arkansas, USA
  • 2 Apr 2018, 19:37
they are beautiful !

i had to look up to see if they would grow in Arkansas and i'm inclined to think they wouldn't except maybe in northern arkansas near missouri

sigh...

i'd plant one, but i hate to see things die

nice to view it through your lens
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I love Aspens, one of my favorites. The golden leaves quivering in the Autumn breeze are a delight.
They do prefer high elevation and cold...
http://elizabeth.shutterchance.com/image/2017/12/08/green-and-gold/
http://elizabeth.shutterchance.com/image/2017/11/27/a-gem-of-a-journey/
there is a lot of love in the first photo Elizabeth....petersmile
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Yes there is smile Except for the trees...
  • Steven
  • Chicagoland
  • 3 Apr 2018, 02:01
Great capture of these aspens! It's amazing how much the carvings in the trees stand out.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thank you, Steven! Nice contrast, I suppose!

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