I thought I had outgrown that mulberry tree. That is until yesterday morning when Tree Guy showed up.

I watched as Tree Guy climbed into his bucket and pulled some levers. It looked fun, getting to ride in that thing. When he got up next to me, he said, “You climbed up here like a pro. Maybe I should give you a job.” I said, “You can’t cut the tree down.”

MRS TUCCI’S TREE BY JAN DONLEY 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 08

When I was kid, I mean really a kid, I …

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