“Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather. — John Ruskin
These newly planted trees could only hold their own for so long and withstand only so much abuse before the wind blew them out of the ground and onto the adjacent parking lot of a local bank.
The storm happened late Sunday evening on the south side of the city. Residents in the area reported deafening claps of thunder, a spectacular lightning display and heavy rainfall that lasted for more than one hour.
Elsewhere there was physical damage to the other trees in the immediate area.
Sometimes people like trees have to know when to fight and when to call it quits. — gc