Kevin Standlee (kevin_standlee) wrote,
Kevin Standlee


Some of you will recall the giant redwood tree that loomed over the old family house in Mehama and that hung like a Sword of Damocles over Lisa's trailer when it was parked in front of the old house. Today I got to see for the first time what it looks like a year later after having been mostly cut down by order of Lisa's brother.

This is an excellent photo of the tree taken just before we pulled out with the first rental truck from Mehama just under a year ago and just days before the tree-removal people came to commit $5000 worth of mayhem upon it.

Here's what left of the Tree of Doom. The space in the foreground with the building supplies was roughly where Lisa's trailer stood.

Because we were there so late in the day before we started taking photos, I couldn't exactly match the spot where I took the photo a year ago because the sun would have blinded the camera. We expect to drive through Mehama on our way out on Tuesday and we will try to see if we can recreate close to the exact angle and distance relative to the building so we can do a true before and after of the Mehama Giant.
Tags: lisa, mehama

  • Close Call

    I almost set the living room on fire yesterday. There is a table near the fireplace on which sits multiple pairs of gloves, among them the heavy…

  • Cold Spring

    As if to show me how foolish I was to think maybe winter was over when the calendar said it was, we're getting a run of days that make me put extra…

  • Stepping Along

    This morning, just after sunrise, Lisa and I drove into Reno to do some grocery shopping. Lisa has been mostly sleeping days of late (yesterday we…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.