Thursday, November 4, 2010

Climbing Tree



Some trees were just made for climbing and this one seems to be kneeling down to make it easier for the kids! My good friend Beth pointed out that there is a heart in the branches of the tree, so I'm entering this picture in Clytie's Guest Heart Thursday over at Random Hearts. Thanks Beth!

27 comments:

biebkriebels said...

Lovely, I see the Spanish moss again.

Dave-CostaRicaDailyPhoto.com said...

Great tree. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires fall protection measures, such as harnesses and lanyards, whenever a worker is at a height of 6 feet or more. Kids climbing this tree could easily reach that height, but OSHA does not regulate children climbing in trees.

Lois said...

Dave, there was actually a parent keeping a close eye on these kids. He just didn't make it into my picture!

Misfit in Paradise said...

I think live oaks are the grandest trees of all. I miss seeing them. Ah well, later this month perhaps.

downtown guy said...

I climbed that tree so many times as a kid. The bark is worn smooth in a lot of places.

Small City Scenes said...

Love it because I love to climb trees. I am glad kids still do to and that they are allowed to. What a fun tree. MB

Kaori said...

Oh yeah, that is a great tree for climbing!

Sunny said...

What a beautiful tree with the moss hanging. I wouldn't mind climbing it myself, haha!
☼ Sunny

Ms. Moon said...

This is the very best part of Lake Ella. The Beloved Climbing Tree.

Halcyon said...

It's also very pretty with the Spanish moss.

Cezar and Léia said...

The tree is amazing, so huge!It reminds my childhood, I loved climbing like those sweet kids in your picture!Beautiful shot!
Léia

~Cheryl said...

What fun for kids! Enlarging your photo showed more texture than I was aware of .... I also might have missed the tree's "crutch"!

Beth Niquette said...

Oh, my WORD! That is one of the most wonderful looking trees I think I've ever seen. And there is a heart in the branches, you know...this picture just fills my eyes.

Happy Guest Heart Thursday!

Denise said...

This is a great climbing tree indeed.

SRQ said...

Thank goodness kids are still allowed to climb trees -- and without helmets or knee pads. Oh my.

Darla said...

This has to be an all time favorite tree in our town, don't you agree?

Pam said...

Hi Lois,
Mother nature has something for every one. It looks like great fun no matter what your age is.

Beth Niquette said...

Woohoo! ((hugs))

LauraX said...

awesome tree Lois...i could rest there and gaze at the sky for days on end!

ShutterYakLady said...

My son just turned 5 and I think it's time to introduce him to this climbing tree. He's going to love it!

Clytie said...

I see the heart Beth found! I'm so happy to see you here on Guest Heart Thursday, Lois!

When I was a kid, my mom said my name should have been "Clytie Uppatree", cause that's where I always ended up!

Jacob said...

I loved climbing trees as a kid! This is wonderful!!!

Thanks for your expression of concern, Lois. Denise is improving daily and we're so grateful as we almost lost her over the weekend. We won't be home for awhile so I'll be posting and commenting sporadically.

Our best to you, too!

Lyneen said...

OH MY! That is an amazing tree with a heart! LOVE THE PHOTO! Children in the arms of a loving tree! TFS!

Costea Andrea Mihai said...

magnificent tree!! best regards!

Dani said...

So lovely. I see the heart and it's one big awesome heart.

Happy GHT.

Tamera said...

I see the heart! And yes, this tree is PERFECT for climbing :^)

JM said...

What a fantastic tree, Lois! Great find.