Burden of Trees
Post Date: September 11th, 2012

How much of our lives have trees supported?  Man’s historical quest for beautiful possessions, weapons, functional objects, transportation, shelter food and fire has been fulfilled by harvesting trees and parts of trees from functioning eco-systems.  Is man’s history to be summarized as the burden of trees?  A tree’s life; its history and the history of the place it grew has an official record in the lumber it produces.  Contained in a trees colors, structures, grain and growth patterns are a narrative of a tree’s journey and a history of the land that contained it.  

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