Tree Falls on House

Submitted by Bill St. Clair on Mon, 04 Jun 2012 00:21:05 GMT  <== Personal ==> 

Yesterday morning, a tree fell on our house. Nobody hurt. Tree dispatched by my neighbor, to be burned to make maple syrup next spring. Patch put over the hole until we get it fixed.

Photos and video clips of removal at


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Oh my stars!

Submitted by MamaLiberty on Mon, 04 Jun 2012 17:33:21 GMT

That looks just like a friend's place in Great Barrington, Mass. I was there in late May, 1987, and between the rain and humidity, I thought I was going to drown. The incredible green was a nice change from the desert, but I was really glad to come home.

Bet the weeds in that jungle make gardening a real challenge! :)

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Bill - on the linked

Submitted by Plug Nickel Outfit on Mon, 04 Jun 2012 20:12:27 GMT

Bill - on the linked page you've got the year down as 2011. Glad the damage wasn't too severe. You've got some serious trees where you live - you ought to see what passes for a tree in the SW deserts!

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Thanks. Year fixed.

Submitted by Bill St. Clair on Mon, 04 Jun 2012 20:23:42 GMT

Thanks. Year fixed.

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Submitted by Mike Gogulski on Fri, 08 Jun 2012 02:36:50 GMT

Unacceptable! These trees look well overdue for a comeuppance!

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Looks like you've got

Submitted by Michael on Fri, 15 Jun 2012 02:07:11 GMT

Looks like you've got a nice little place in the backwoods. Are you off the grid? How do you do your heat and electricity?

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On grid electric and

Submitted by Bill St. Clair on Fri, 15 Jun 2012 10:09:11 GMT

On grid electric and phone/internet. Oil heat. Water is gravity flow from a spring up the hill.

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