Yet they remain in our deepest ancestral DNA, a place of refuge and sanctuary.
Climbing high and gazing over the silvan treescape, a distant memory is invoked and an ineffably wild feeling arises.
It awakes that special bond we have with the trees.
It was after all our first home and the cradle of all that we are.
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Photo: Pines at Punta Paloma. Courtesy of the author.