Dedicated to Mikey, and the love for trees we share.
There were four trees in my parents' front yard which were eventually given the names Main Tree, Tree 1, Midway Station, and Tree 2. I suppose our story begins with Main Tree and Tree 1. Main Tree was a long needle pine which was awesome for climbing. One day my best friend, Mikey, and I decided we needed a wooden bridge from Main Tree to Tree 1. This was not to be a rope bridge, mind you, but a 14 foot wood bridge about 30 feet in the air. Unfortunately, we were lacking rope at the time so the bridge was partially secured using old coax cable. Oh, don't worry--it was plenty safe...Read More